Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum

2020 Agenda

Friday, October 2, 2020

10:30 AM

Welcome and Presentation of Awards
Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD
Vice President for Research Integration
Associate Dean, Clinical & Translational Scientist Development
Deputy Director, Institute for Medicine & Public Health
Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine

Guest Plenary Lecture
Consideration of Behavioral and Social Determinants of Health in the Era of Precision Medicine
Patti Katz, PhD
Professor, Medicine
University of California-San Francisco
Co-Editor in Chief, Arthritis Care & Research and ACR Open Rheumatology

Plenary Talks
13 nationally recognized Vanderbilt researchers present their recently funded translational science

View prerecorded talks via YouTube by clicking the links below.
All talks will be available through October 5.

Distance Learning for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP): Improving Reach to Increase Impact
Rosette Chakkalakal, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine & Public Health*

CCL11 Plays a Key Role in Colitis and Colon Carcinogenesis
Lori Coburn, MD

Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition*

Intracranial EEG Brain Connectivity Studies to Improve Epilepsy Treatment
Dario Englot, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery

New Insights into Natriuretic Peptides
Deepak Gupta, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine*

Improving Cognitive Outcomes in Acutely Ill Patients with Delirium
Jin Han, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

A Typology of Family Involvement in Adults’ Diabetes
Lindsay Mayberry, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine & Public Health*

A Common Benign African-ancestry Genetic Variant Contributes to Avoidable Healthcare Overutilization
Jonathan Mosley, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacology*

Cardiomyocyte Reprogramming during Fibrotic Heart Repair
Young-Jae Nam, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine*

Stamina, Not Smarts
Mayur Patel, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Surgery

Extracelluar Vesicle Origins and Cargos in Allergic Inflammation
Heather Pua, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Identifying Surrogate Outcome Measures for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Cardiomyopathy
Jonathan Soslow, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Cardiology**

Learning From the Human Adaptive Immune Response to S. aureus Infections
Isaac Thomsen, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease**

Putting the “omics” in Pharmacogenomics
Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics**

* Department of Medicine
** Department of Pediatrics


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