Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds takes place weekly from mid-September to mid-May. Topics run the gamut from basic neuroscience to clinical topics. Below is a listing of talks given in the last two years.


Date Title Speaker
9/16/2014 Cholesterol, Oxysterols and Psychiatry Charles Zorumski, MD
9/23/2014 Shobe Lecture
Allopregnanolone as a Regenerative Therapeutic for Neurodegenerative Disease
Roberta Brinton, PhD
9/30/2014 The Department’s History in the Context of the History of American Psychiatry Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD
10/7/2014 Eli Robins Lecture
Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders
Wayne Goodman, MD Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Professor and Chair of Psychiatry Professor of Neuroscience Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
10/14/2014 Ketamine As an Antidepressant – An Update Nuri Farber, MD
10/21/2014 Depression and Heart Failure Ken Freedland, PhD
10/28/2014 Discordant MZ Twins for Schizophrenia

Discordant MZ Twins for Schizophrenia

Discordant MZ Twins for Schizophrenia
Barry Hong, PhD, ABPP

Colleen Donovan, MD

Alireza Parsoei, MD
11/4/2014 Lesser Resident Invitational
A Public Health Approach to Mental Health Services
Ramesh Raghavan, MD, PhD
11/11/2014 Alcoholics Anonymous Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD
11/18/2014 Lee Robins Lecture
The Shifting Marijuana Legal Environment: Linking Epidemiology and Neuroscience
Wilson Compton, MD, MPE Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health
11/25/2014 The Foreshortened Future in Cancer Akinkunle Owoso, MD
12/2/2014 Pharmacogenetics and the Treatment of Alcoholism: The Tale of Naltrexone Donald Bohnenkamp, MD
12/9/2014 What is the American Dream? Mark Rank, PhD
12/16/2014 Protection From Progression to Severe Opioid Dependence: GWAS Results and Supporting Neurogenetics and Mouse Genetics Findings Elliot Nelson, MD
12/23/2014 HOLIDAY
12/30/2014 HOLIDAY
1/6/2015 Cognitive Therapy for Suicidal Patients Marcia McCabe, PhD
1/13/2015 Guze Lecture
Hippocampal Dysfunction in Psychotic Disorders
Stephan Heckers, MD, MSc Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry William P. and Henry B. Test Chair in Schizophrenia Research Psychiatrist-in-Chief Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
1/20/2015 Causes and Treatment of Obesity in Psychiatric Patients

Causes and Treatment of Obesity in Psychiatric Patients

Causes and Treatment of Obesity in Psychiatric Patients
Monica Bishop, MD

Ginger Nicol, MD

Cherie Massmann, MA, LPC, NCC
1/27/2015 Alterations in Maturation of the Cerebral Cortex in Childhood Mental Disorders: Implications for Understanding Psychiatric Illness Joan Luby, MD
2/3/2015 Care of the Caregiver: Addressing the Impact of Adverse Events on Physicians Brianne Disabato, MD
2/10/2015 Nitrous Oxide for Treatment-Refractory Depression: An Update Charles Conway, MD
2/17/2015 Gildea Lecture
Environmental Risk Mechanisms for Severe Psychiatric Disorders
Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, MD, PhD Director and CEO of Germany’s Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Chairman of its Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and Chair of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Heidelberg
2/24/2015 Gildea Lecture
The Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS): Insights Into the Early Development of Autism
Joseph Piven, MD Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology; Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) - University of North Carolina
3/3/2015 Alex Kaplan Lecture
Is the Brain’s Resting State Relevant for Neuropsychodynamic Psychiatry?
Georg Northoff, MD, PhD, FRCPC Michael Smith Chair in Neurosciences and Mental Health Canada Research Chair in Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
3/10/2015 Innovate Relentlessly Laura Bierut, MD
3/17/2015 Clinical Trials for Psychiatric Disorders: The Old and the New Eric Lenze, MD
3/24/2015 Developing and Training Clinician Scientists in Psychiatry Anne Glowinski, MD, MPE
3/31/2015 Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr: Does New Media Present New Opportunities or New Problems for Psychiatry? Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD
4/7/2015 Sansone Lecture
Depression: Matching Patients and Treatments
Roger Mulder, MB, ChB, PhD (Otago) FRANZCP Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
4/14/2015 Uncovering the Hidden Genetics of the Schizophrenias: Identification of Eight Distinct Subtypes Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD
4/21/2015 Mental Health of the Child in Foster Care: Effects, Challenges and Opportunities Eric Spiegel, MD
4/28/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
George Elias, MD

Adarsh Reddy, MBBS

Hina Sarwar, MD
Ketamine and the Search for Goldilocks

The Nuclear Transcriptome of CNS Cell Types

Artificial Food Colors in Children
5/5/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Janet Chen, MD

Rohit Pawar, MD

Jayaprabha Vijaykumar, MD
Discussing Weight Management with Patients

Early Childhood Intervention - Why and How?

Integrating Yoga into Mental Healthcare
5/12/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Iffat Bhuiyan, MD

Jim Harper, MD
Improving Access to Mental Health Care in the Perinatal Population

Internet Gaming Disorder and the Emerging Field of Internet "Addiction"
5/19/2015 NO ROUNDS


Date Title Speaker
9/17/2013 Ketamine and Depression: Overview and Concepts Charles Zorumski, MD
9/24/2013 NMDA Receptor Antibody Disorder – Influence on the Evolution of Psychiatry Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD
10/1/2013 Gildea Lecture
Neuroactive Steroids and Oxysterols: Therapeutic Implications for CNS Drug Discovery
Steven M Paul, MD Director, Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute, Professor of Neuroscience (Brain and Mind Research Institute), Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Burton P and Judith B Resnick Distinguished Professor of Neurodegenerative Diseases, De Witt Wallace Senior Scholar, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
10/8/2013 NMDA Antagonists — Psychotogens, Neurotoxins, and Potential Antidepressants Nuri Farber, MD
10/15/2013 Marjorie Frank Lesser Resident Invitational
After the Unthinkable: Reconsidering the Mental Health Consequences of Disaste
Carol North, MD, MPE The Nancy and Ray L. Hunt Chair in Crisis Psychiatry Director, Program in Trauma and Disaster, VA North Texas Health Care System Professor of Psychiatry and Surgery/Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Southwestern
10/22/2013 Changing Patterns in the Abuse and Misuse of Opioid Analgesics Theodore Cicero, PhD
10/29/2013 Lee Robins Lecture
Psychiatric Disorder and Violence Revisited: Assumptions and Controversies Pertaining to Brain and Genetic Influences in the Context of Public Safety
Rolf Loeber, PhD Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatry Institute and Clinic, Professor of Psychology and Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
11/5/2013 Psychiatry and Public Health Series
Global Health Challenges: Not Just Infectious Diseases
William Powderly, MD J Campbell Professor of Medicine; Director, Institute for Public Health, Washing University; Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University
11/12/2013 Legalization of Cannabis: Medical, Legal & Social Ramifications Dragan Svrakic, MD, PhD and Kenneth Freedland, PhD
11/19/2013 A Glimpse into the Genetic Future for Medicine Laura Bierut, MD
11/26/2013 Deafness and Psychiatry Donald Bohnenkamp, MD
12/3/2013 Tracing the Origins of Human Social Competency in Young Twins John Constantino, MD
12/10/2013 Continuing to Consider Suicide Anew Anne Glowinski, MD
12/17/2013 MCAT 2015: A Better Test for Tomorrow's Doctors Barry Hong, PhD
12/24/2013 HOLIDAY
12/31/2013 HOLIDAY
1/7/2014 Metabolic Syndrome in Psychiatric Patients: Addressing Mortality Misty Gonzalez, PharmD, BCPP Clinical Assistant Professor SIUe School of Pharmacy Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist Barnes-Jewish Hospital
1/14/2014 Sensitive Periods in Brain Development: Implications for Psychiatric Therapeutics (Across the Lifespan) Joan Luby, MD
1/21/2014 The Human Connectome Project Deana Barch, PhD
1/28/2014 Stress and Psychosis Fay Womer, MD
2/4/2014 Integrating Psychiatric Care into an Academic Primary Care Setting: the COH Collaborative Care Clinic Brianne Disabato, MD
2/11/2014 Forensic Psychiatry: A Review of Competency Melissa Harbit, MD
2/18/2014 A Neurogenetics Approach to Understanding Psychopathology Ryan Bogdan, PhD
2/25/2014 Cancer Psychiatry: Past is Prologue-or Maybe Not! Marty Clarke, PhD
3/4/2014 Abraham Lincoln: What His Life Teaches Us about Chronic Depression: Part I: The Narrative of Lincoln's Life Robert Cloninger, MD

Charles Conway, MD
3/11/2014 Abraham Lincoln: What His Life Teaches Us about Chronic Depression: Part II: How Lincoln's Evolving Personality Influenced His Depression Robert Cloninger, MD

Charles Conway, MD
3/18/2014 Guze Lecture
Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Depression
Eric Nestler, MD, PhD Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience Chair, Department of Neuroscience Director, Friedman Brain Institute Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York
3/25/2014 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: New Findings in Stress, Aging, and Cognitive Function Eric Lenze, MD
4/1/2014 The Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Consult Liaison Child Psychiatry: Identification and Treatment Eric Spiegel, MD
4/8/2014 Sansone Lecture
Empowerment and Disempowerment: Attributes that Empower Achievement or Impoverish One's Life
Trevor Archer, PhD Professor of Psychology University of Gothenburg in Sweden
4/15/2014 Shobe Lecture
Childhood Onset Schizophrenia: Rare but Worth Studying
Judith Rapoport, MD NIH Distinguished Investigator Chief, Child Psychiatry Branch National Institute of Mental Health Bethesda, MD
4/22/2014 Alex Kaplan Lecture
Living with the Enemy: Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and the Severely Mentally Ill
Steven Levy, MD Executive Associate Chair Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Emory University School of Medicine and Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute Atlanta, GA
4/29/2014 Update on the Department of Psychiatry and the Taylor Family Institute Charles Zorumski, MD
5/6/2014 Resident/Fellows Lectures
The Ventral Attention Network in Children with Anxiety Disorders

Medication-Enhanced Rapid Therapy: Is There a 'Quick Fix'?
Chad Sylvester, MD, PhD

Brendan O'Connor, MD
5/13/2014 Effects of Local Hospital Closures on the Acuity of Inpatient Psychiatric Admissions at BJH

Decision Analysis: A Tool for Evaluating Cost Effectiveness Obesity in the context of Antipsychotic Use in Children
John Hearn, MD

Rachel Metheny, MD
5/20/2014 NO ROUNDS