2015-2016 Series

Sep.17, 2015

UCLA Child Health Research Center Development Award K12 Scholars:
Nutrition, Metabolism & Growth: Mark Hanudel, M.D., Clinical Instructor, Pediatric Nephrology “Fibroblast growth factor 23 and iron in chronic kidney disease”
Infection, Inflammation & Immunity: Caroline Kuo, M.D., Clinical Instructor, Ped. Allergy & Immunology
“Targeted gene therapy in the treatment of X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome”

Oct. 15, 2015

In lieu of a seminar this month, CDI is supporting Dr. Satiro De Oliveira (K12 Scholar) for a special “Scientific Symposium on Cellular Therapies” followed by faculty meetings with the speakers in the afternoon (Theme: Cancer and Regeneration)

Nov. 19, 2015

Nutrition, Metabolism & Growth: Isidro Salusky, M.D., Professor, Pediatric Nephrology
“Bone and vascular health in chronic kidney disease: A potential systemic disorder”

Dec. 17, 2015

Infection, Inflammation & Immunity: Anna-Barbara Moscicki, M.D., Professor, Adolescent Medicine
“Human papillomavirus: Transmission patterns and immune responses”

Jan. 21, 2016

Health Services Research: Roshan Bastani, Ph.D., Professor, School of Public Health
"Intervention research to mitigate child health disparities”

Feb. 18, 2016

Brain, Behavior & Development: Raman Sankar, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Pediatric Neurology
“More to epilepsy than just seizures: Importance of comorbidities and research to untangle the connection”

Mar 17, 2016

UCLA Child Health Research Center Development Award K12 Scholars:
Cancer & Regeneration: Satiro De Oliveira, M.D., Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
“Gene-modified hematopoietic stem cells for cancer immunotherapy"
Brain, Behavior & Development: Alison Chu, M.D., Clinical Instructor, Pediatric Neonatology
"Epigenetics of cardiovascular disease: Clues from the placenta"

Apr. 21, 2016

Brain, Behavior & Development: Eric Vilain, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Human Genetics, Peds. & Urology
"The sex-ome: Novel approaches to disorders of sex development”

May 19, 2016

Health Services Research: Stephen Shew, M.D., FACS, FAAP, Professor, Pediatric Surgery
"Defining quality and value in pediatric surgical care"

June 16, 2016

Health Services Research: Tumaini Coker, M.D., MBA, Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics
“Using telehealth to improve specialty behavioral health services for children at community clinics”