Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum

2018 Agenda

Friday, October 26, 2018

Light Breakfast

7:30 AM
Student Life Center Lobby


8:00 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Mentoring and Service Awards

8:05 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Morning Plenary Sessions

8:15 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Monoclonal Human IgE: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Possibilities (T0)
Scott Smith, MD, PhD
Asst. Professor, Infectious Diseases*

The Role of Microbial Microenvironment in Colorectal Carcinogenesis (T2)
Martha Shrubsole, PhD
Research Professor, Epidemiology*

Adipose Tissue T Cells in HIV-associated Metabolic Disease (T2)
John Koethe, MD, MSCI
Asst. Professor, Infectious Diseases*

Improving Care and Outcomes for Pediatric Pneumonia (T3)
Derek Williams, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor, Hospital Medicine**

Poster Session

9:15 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Morning Breakout Sessions

10:15 AM

Room 1Room 2Room 3
Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease (T3)
Katherine Gifford, PsyD
Asst. Professor, Neurology
Regulation of the SIgA Immunobarrier by the Airway Epithelium (T0)
Bradley Richmond, MD, PhD
Asst. Professor, Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine*
Inflammation Dysregulates Elastic Fiber Assembly in the Saccular Stage Lung (T0)
John Benjamin, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor, Neonatology**
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Patients: A Case Study in Sickle Cell Disease (T3)
Robert Cronin, MD, MS
Asst. Professor, Biomedical Informatics
A Precision Medicine Approach to Rett Syndrome Therapeutic Development (T0)

Rocco Gogliotti, PhD
Asst. Professor, Pharmacology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tools to Diagnose and Evaluate Lipedema (T1)
Rachelle Crescenzi, PhD
Instructor, Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Geographic Variation in Medicaid Participation among Medicare Beneficiaries (T4)
Laura Keohane, PhD
Asst. Professor, Health Policy
Augmentation of Host Resistance Against Nosocomial Pathogens via Potent TLR4 Agonists: Synthetic Phosphorylated HexaAcyl Disaccharides (T0)
Antonio Hernandez, MD, MSCI
Assoc. Professor, Anesthesiology
Rhythm of Social Interaction in Young Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (T1)
Miriam Lense, PhD
Instructor, Otolaryngology

Poster Session

11:00 AM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Guest Plenary Lecture

12:00 PM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Patricia M, Griffin, MD
Chief, Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch
Centers for Disease Control

Afternoon Plenary Sessions

1:15 PM
Student Life Center Ballroom A/B

Disrupting Estrogen Signaling to Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (T1)
Eric Austin, MD, MSCI
Assoc. Professor, Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine**

Multi-level Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health and Missed HIV Healthcare Provider Visits (T3)
April Pettit, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor, Infectious Diseases*

Public Antibody Responses to HIV-1 Infection (T0)
Ivelin Georgiev, PhD
Asst. Professor, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Nutritional Immunity at the Group B Streptococcus-host Interface during Pregnancy (T1)
Jennifer Gaddy, PhD
Asst. Professor, Infectious Diseases*

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

2:30 PM

Room 1Room 2Room 3
Balanced Crystalloids vs Saline for Critically Ill Adults: Building a Learning Healthcare System (T3)
Matt Semler, MD, MSc
Asst. Professor, Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine*
Can We Identify HPV-driven Oropharyngeal Cancer Earlier? (T1)
Krystle Kuhs, PhD, MPH
Asst. Professor, Epidemiology*
Natriuretic Peptide Hormones: Potential Relationships with Obesity and Metabolism (T1)
Katherine N. Bachmann, MD, MSCI
Instructor, Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism*
Complex, Interdisciplinary Interventions: Strategies for Effective Implementation (T3)
Deonni Stolldorf, PhD, RN
Asst. Professor, School of Nursing
Systems Profiling of Leukemia Reveals Differentiation-Dependent Signaling (T1)
P. Brent Ferrell, MD
Asst. Professor, Hematology/Oncology*
Integration of Multi-omics Data in Cancer Epidemiologic Research (T1)
Lang Wu, PhD
Instructor, Epidemiology
Rhythm and Grammar in Human Communication (T1)
Reyna Gordon, PhD
Asst. Professor, Otolargyngology
Central Sensitization in Women with Overactive Bladder (T1)
W. Stuart Reynolds, MD
Asst. Professor, Urology
Abundance of Plasma Microbial Small RNAs is Predictive of Improvement in Disease Activity after DMARD Initiation for Rheumatoid Arthritis (T1)
Michelle Ormseth, MD
Asst. Professor, Rheumatology*


3:30 PM

Raffle prizes, giveaways, and closing remarks

* Department of Medicine
** Department of Pediatrics

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