2014-2015 Series

Sep. 18, 2014

Health Services Research – Mitchell Wong, MD, PhD, Professor, Medicine & Health Services Res.
“Understanding the link between education and health: The social economics of adolescent risk behaviors”

Oct.16, 2014

Cancer and Regeneration – Donald Kohn, MD, Professor, MIMG & Pediatrics
“Gene therapy using hematopoietic stem cells”

Nov. 20, 2014

Infection, Inflammation and Immunity – Paul Krogstad, MD, Professor, Pediatrics
“Development of inhibitors of polio and nonpolio enteroviruses”

Dec. 18, 2014

Nutrition, Metabolism and Growth – Kuk-Wha Lee, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics
“Humanin: Endogenous role vs. therapeutic potential”

Jan.15, 2015

Infection, Inflammation and Immunity – Peter Szilagyi, MD, MPH, Professor, Pediatrics
"HPV Vaccination: Promises and Challenges”

Feb.19, 2015

Cancer and Regeneration – Brigitte Gomperts, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics
"Mechanisms of airway basal stem cell repair in health and disease"

Mar.19, 2015

Brain, Behavior and Development – Rochelle Caplan, MD, Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences.
“Insights on behavior, brain and development from research on the comorbidities of pediatric epilepsy”

Apr. 16, 2015

Nutrition, Metabolism and Growth – Martín Martín, MD, Professor, Pediatrics
“New concepts in congenital diarrhea and other forms of intestinal failure: Uncovering the genetic basis using pluripotent/somatic stem cells and exome sequencing”

May 21, 2015

Brain, Behavior and Development – Shaun Hussain, MD, MS, Asst. Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
“Devastating childhood epilepsy: a role for marijuana?”

Jun.18, 2015

Health Services Research – Rashmi Shetgiri, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Harbor-UCLA)
"Bullying and Violence Among Children: Trends, Risk and Protective Factors, and Opportunities for Intervention"