2017-2018 Series

September 21, 2017

Laura Payne, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor & Research Director Pediatric Pain & Palliative Care Program, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology 
Topic: Brain & Behavior
“From mechanisms to intervention: Central pain processes in primary dysmenorrhea"

October 19, 2017

Harley Kornblum, MD, PhD, Professor, Psychiatry, Pharmacology & Pediatric Neurology 
Topic: Brain & Behavior
“Work in progress: Studies on the brain tumor microenvironment"

November 16, 2017

Annabelle de St. Maurice, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease 
Topic: Infection, Inflammation & Immunity
“Applied epidemiology in local and global settings”

December 14, 2017

Andreas Schwingshackl, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care
Topic: Infection, Inflammation & Immunity
“The role of stretch-activated potassium channels in ventilator-induced lung injury”

January 18, 2018

Suhas Kallapur, MD, Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Neonatology
Topic: Infection, Inflammation & Immunity 
“The preterm birth enigma: Intrauterine inflammation” 

February 15, 2018

Joyce Y. Wu, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatric Neurology
Topic: Brain & Behavior
“Pediatric epilepsy: Challenges, biomarkers,…and prevention?”

March 15, 2018

Grace Aldrovandi, MD, Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Topic: Neonatal Health & Development
“Building healthy babies”

April 19, 2018

Steven Mittelman, MD, PhD, Associate Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology
Topic: Nutrition, Metabolism & Growth
"Fat cell protection of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells"

May 17, 2018


Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD, Professor & Chief, Neonatology; University of Cincinnati
Topics: Neonatal Health & Development
“Building the pulmonary alveoli: Cell by cell”

June 21, 2018

Lonnie Zeltzer, MD, Professor & Director Pediatric Pain & Palliative Care Program, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Topic: Brain & Behavior
“Neurobiology and mind-body interventions”