Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum

2015 Agenda

Light Breakfast

7:30 AM
Student Life Center Lobby


8:00 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Mentoring Awards

8:05 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Plenary Sessions

8:30 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Chloride Composition of Isotonic Fluids in Critically Ill Patients (T3)
Todd Rice, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor, Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine*

Lymphedema and Fibrosis in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer (T2)
Jie Deng, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

The Right Heart in Pulmonary Hypertension: From Humans, to Mice, to Humans Again (T1)
Anna Hemnes, MD

Assistant Professor, Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine*

Measuring Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness (T3)
H. Keipp Talbot, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease*

Non-Invasive Quantification of Human Brown Adipose Tissue (T0)
Ted Towse, PhD

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Pulmonary Fibrosis: From Pathogenesis Towards Trials (T2)
Lisa Young, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medicine & Cell Biology

A Magnetic Capsule Endoscope for Robotic Colonoscopy (T1)
Pietro Valdastri, PhD

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Breakout Sessions

10:45 AM

Room 1Room 2Room 3
Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Patients with Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis (T3)
Yuri van der Heijden, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor, Infectious Diseases*
Modulation of Human Endothelial Toll-like Receptors During Acute Infectious Challenge (T0)
Ryan Stark, MD
Asst. Professor, Critical Care Medicine**
Accelerated Aging: Immunosenescence and Frailty in HIV-infected Adults (T1)
Jessica Castilho, MD
Asst. Professor, Infectious Diseases*
Supporting Healthy Maternal Gestational Weight Gain to Prevent Childhood Obesity: A Path Forward (T4)
William Heerman, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor, General Pediatrics**
Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factors: Using Genetics to Teach Old Data New Tricks (T0)
Jonathan Mosley, MD, PhD
Instructor, Clinical Pharmacology*
ALCAM as an Indicator of Prognosis and Treatment Response in Urogenital Cancers (T1)
Shanna Arnold, PhD, MSCI
Instructor, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Understanding the Complexities of Time-sensitive Care Transitions (T4)
Michael Ward, MD, PhD, MBA
Asst. Professor, Emergency Medicine
In Situ Reprogramming of Induced Nephron Progenitor Cells for Kidney Regeneration (T0)
Lauren Woodard, PhD
Instructor, Nephrology*
Encouraging and Shaping Family Engagement in Adults' Diabetes Self-care via Mobile Health (T2)
Lindsay Mayberry, PhD, MS
Asst. Professor, General Internal Medicine & Public Health*

Guest Plenary Lecture

Translating Discoveries in Human Genetics to New Biology and Novel Therapeutics: Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease As Examples

12:00 PM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Daniel J. Rader, MD
Professor of Molecular Medicine, Medicine, & Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania

Breakout Sessions

1:15 PM

Board of Trust RoomRoom 008Room 010ARoom 010B
Learning from the Host Response to Staphylococcus aureus: Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Targets (T1)Antihypertensive Adherence and Emergency Department Blood Pressure: Measurement of Adherence by Mass Spectrometry Assay Versus Validated Survey (T1)Transposon Sequencing during Experimental Osteomyelitis Reveals Hypoxic Responses as Key Components of the Staphylococcal-Host Interaction (T1)Methionine Metabolism in Colorectal Neoplasia Risk (T1)
Isaac Thomsen, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases**
Candace McNaughton, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
James Cassat, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases**
Martha Shrubsole, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology*
Sitagliptin Enhances Vasodilation during Stimulated Growth Hormone Secretion through a Growth Hormone Receptor-Independent Mechanism (T1)Respiratory Viral Detections During Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Periods in Young Andean Children (T4)Functional Impact of HDL-miRNAs in Rheumatoid Arthritis (T1)Cardiomyopathic Biomarkers in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (T2)
Jessica Devin, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Diabetes,
Endocrinology & Metabolism*
Leigh Howard, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases**
Michelle Ormseth, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Rheumatology*
Jonathan Soslow, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Cardiology**


2:15 PM

Raffle prizes, giveaways, and closing remarks

* Department of Medicine
** Department of Pediatrics

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