Education

Research Conference

Research Conference takes place weekly from mid-September to mid-May. The focus of the talks is on on-going research. The conferences provide the advanced resident with a better understanding of the design, conduct and interpretation of research. Below is a listing of talks given in the last two years.

2014-2015

Date Title Speaker
9/17/2014 Faculty Meeting
9/24/2014 Ethics Minicourse
Discussion of Ethics in Academic Research

Discussion of Ethics in Academic Research

Discussion of Ethics in Academic Research

Discussion of Ethics in Academic Research
Aaron Teitelbaum, PhD

Devin Barry, PhD

Stephanie Nygard, PhD

Stephanie Stewart, MD
10/1/2014 Ethics Minicourse
When Competent Patients Make Questionable Treatment Choices
Rebecca Dresser, JD
10/8/2014 The Business End of Research in the Current Climate

Changing Academic Expectations in the Current Climate
Cynthia Smith

Charles Zorumski, MD
10/15/2014 Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease Celeste Karch, PhD
10/22/2014 Faculty Meeting
10/29/2014 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
The Ventral Attention Network in Youth With Anxiety Disorders
Chad Sylvester, MD, PhD
11/5/2014 The K to R Funding Leap: Mentor-Trainee Perspectives Kathleen Bucholz, PhD; Steven Mennerick, PhD and others
11/12/2014 Processing the Grant Review Experience: Perspectives from Experienced Grant Reviewers Kathleen Bucholz, PhD; Andrew Health, D.Phil. and others
11/19/2014 Faculty Meeting
11/26/2014 NO MEETING
12/3/2014 Addressing Eating Disorders on College Campuses: The Healthy Body Image Program Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft, PhD
12/10/2014 Brain Mechanisms Supporting the Transition to Regular Smoking and to Nicotine Dependence Christina Lessov-Schlaggar, PhD
12/17/2014 Faculty Meeting
12/24/2014 HOLIDAY
12/31/2014 HOLIDAY
1/7/2015 Assessment and Management of Cardiometabolic Risk in Antipsychotic Treated Youth: Working Through the Disconnect Between Science and Treatment Ginger Nichol, MD
1/14/2015 Identification of Novel Genes for Alzheimer’s Disease Carlos Cruchaga, PhD
1/21/2015 Faculty Meeting
1/28/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Niemann-Pick C, a Rare Neurodegenerative Disease
Dan Ory, MD
2/4/2015 Race, Trauma and Substance Abuse

Race, Trauma and Substance Abuse

Race, Trauma and Substance Abuse

Race, Trauma and Substance Abuse
Rumi Kato Price, PhD, MPE

Aparna Agrawal, PhD

Darrell Hudson, PhD

Collins Lewis, MD; David Patterson, PhD
2/11/2015 Connectomics in Psychiatric Classification Daniel Mamah, MD, MPE
2/18/2015 Faculty Meeting
2/25/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Autism: A New Look at an Old Condition
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
3/4/2015 Let’s Hear It for the Wowsers: Risk Mechanism in Adult Alcoholism and Child Psychopathology Andrew Heath, DPhil
3/11/2015 Precision Medicine: Part I) Smoking Cessation

Precision Medicine: Part II) Return of Results
LiShiun Chen, MD

Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
3/18/2015 Faculty Meeting
3/25/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
An Investigation of Neural Correlates of Early Intervention
Joan Luby, MD
4/1/2015 State Policies as 'Tools for Research and Translation' in Epidemiology Richard Grucza, PhD
4/8/2015 Cannabis: Biology and Environment

Cannabis: Biology and Environment

Cannabis: Biology and Environment

Cannabis: Biology and Environment
Arpana Agrawal, PhD

Lauren Few, PhD

David Pagliaccio

Caitlin Carey
4/15/2015 Faculty Meeting
4/22/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Joint Attention and Brain Functional Connectivity in Infants and Toddlers

Joint Attention and Brain Functional Connectivity in Infants and Toddlers
John Pruett, MD, PhD

Adam Eggebrecht, PhD
4/29/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Keerthi Akkineni, MD

Nick Ranallo, MD
Observation of the Use of Invega Sustenna in the Clinic and on the Psychiatry Unit

Psychotherapy in Binge Eating Disorde
5/6/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
George Manatt, MD

Matt Perry, MD
Acute Personailty changes in Anorexia Nervosa as measured by the TCI

Structural Differences in TS by Voxel-Based Morphometry
5/13/2015 NO ROUNDS
5/20/2015 Faculty Meeting
5/27/2015
6/3/2015
6/10/2015
6/17/2015

2013-2014

Date Title Speaker
9/18/2013 Faculty Meeting
9/25/2013 Ethics Mini Course
"Data Reproducibility: The Ethics of Scientific Self Correction"
Steve Chang, PhD, Andy Linsenbardt, PhD and Gerry Kress, PhD
10/2/2013 Ethics Mini Course
"Clinical Research Ethics in the News"
Sarah Eisenstein, Ph, Danielle Ridolfi, PhD and Dawn Eichen, PhD
10/9/2013 "Synaptic Pharmacodynamics of Antidepressant and Neuroprotective NMDA Receptor Channel Blockers" ketamine and memantine" Steven Mennerick, PhD
10/16/2013 Faculty Meeting
10/23/2013 "Bulimic Behaviors and Early Substance Use: Findings from a Cotwin-Control Study"

"Alcohol Research in the Era of Big (Messy) data: 300,000 Missouri (Convicted) Drunk-Drivers"
Melissa A. Munn-Chernoff, PhD

Ruth Miller, PhD
10/30/2013 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
"Genomic Copy Number Variants Across the Disease Spectrum

"Mapping Spontaneous Brain Activity with Optical Neuroimaging"
Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD

Joseph Culver, PhD
11/6/2013 "Obesity and the Brain" Jo Ann V. Antenor-Dorsey, MPH, PhD
11/13/2013 Psychiatry and Public Health Series
"New Perspectives in Psychiatry: The Role of Geospatial Technology"
Mario Schootman, PhD Professor of Epidemiology, Health Services Research, and Medicine; James R Kimmey Endowed Chair in Public Health, College for Public Health and Social Justice, SLU
11/20/2013 Faculty Meeting
11/27/2013 No Lecture - Happy Thanksgiving
12/4/2013 "Coming Home: Role of Family Disruption in Behavioral Health Problems During the Reintegration Period "

"Problems in Personality Disorder Assessment: Examining Psychopathy in DSM-5"
Sundari Balan PhD

Lauren Few PhD
12/11/2013 Disordered Eating: Examining the Relation with Weight Status and Addictive Behaviors" Dawn Eichen, PhD
12/18/2013 Faculty Meeting
12/25/2013 HAPPY HOLIDAYS
1/1/2014 HAPPY HOLIDAYS
1/8/2014 "Alcohol, Gut, Brain, Developmental Psychopathology ... Research Opportunities" Andrew C. Heath, DPhil
1/15/2014 Faculty Meeting
1/22/2014 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
“Early and Earlier Interventions in Depression”

“Early and Earlier Interventions in Depression”
Joan Luby, MD

Shannon Lenze, PhD
1/29/2014 ”Trauma Spectrum Disorder”

“Trauma and Health Outcomes after War”
Rumi Kato Price, PhD

Carissa van den Berk-Clark, PhD
2/5/2014 "Genetic and Brain-Imaging Patterns Connected by Shared Phenotypes Establish a Bridge from Bench to Bedside in Schizophrenia"

"Phasic Dopamine Release with a Genetically Encoded Biosensor"
Igor Zwir, PhD

Geraldine J. Kress, PhD
2/12/2014 Psychiatry and Public Health Series
"The Role of Public Health in Addressing Health and Mental Health Disparities"
Sarah Gehlert, PhD E Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Brown School of Social Work; Professor, Department of Surgery, Washington University; Director, Center for Community-Engaged Research, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences; and Associate Director, Institute of Public Health
2/19/2014 Faculty Meeting
2/26/2014 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
"Accurate Age Classification of 6 and 12 Month-Old Infants Based on Resting-State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data"

"Development and Genetics of Prefrontal Brain Function in Adolescence: EEG and ERP Studies in Twins"
John Pruett, MD, PhD

Andrey Anokhin, PhD
3/5/2014 "Different Oxysterols have Opposing Actions at N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptors" Andrew Linsenbardt, PhD
3/12/2014 "Approaches to Dissemination of Effective Treatment for Childhood Obesity" Jackson Coppock, PhD and

Danielle Ridolfi, PhD
3/19/2014 Faculty Meeting
3/26/2014 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
"Stress-System Genes and Life Stress Predict Limbic Structure in Children"

"Development of a Rapid Video-Referenced Measure of Reciprocal Social Behavior in Toddlers"
David Pagliaccio, PhD

Natasha Marrus, MD, PhD
4/2/2014 "Visualizing Epigenomes "

"Beyond Genetic Variation: Discovery of Functional Epigenetic Variation"
Xin Zhou, PhD

Bo Zhang, PhD
4/9/2014 "Stress and Reward Function: Implications for Vulnerability and Resilience to Stress Related Psychiatric Disorders " Nadia Corral Frias, PhD
4/16/2014 Faculty Meeting
4/23/2014 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
"The 'Task B Problem' and other Considerations in Developmental Functional Neuroimaging"
Bradly Schlaggar, MD, PhD
4/30/2014 Resident/Fellows Lectures
"Depression, Antidepressants and Bone Health in Older Adults: A Systematic Review"

"The Effect of Combat Experience on the Prevalence of Psychiatric Complaints in the National Guard Population"

"Treatment Resistant Depression- A Descriptive Study"
Marie Anne Gebara, MD

Daniel Murray, MD

Marie Walker, MD
5/7/2014 Resident/Fellows Lectures
“The Challenges of a Military Child Psychiatrist”

"Child Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination (Child PRITE) Performance, Child Psychiatry Board Examination Performance and Faculty Evaluation of Child Psychiatry Resident"

"Teaching Suicide Risk Assessment to Internal Medicine Residents"
Kirby Harvey, MD

Ji Su Hong, MD

John Vaszari, MD
5/14/2014 Resident/Fellows Lectures
"Cardiometabolic Effect of Venlafaxine in Late Life Depression"

"Assessment of Personality and Psychological Well-Being in the Outpatient Setting"

"Barriers to Weight Management Treatment"
Thetsu Mon, MD, PhD

Keith Wood, MD

Elizabeth Peek, MD
5/21/2014 Faculty Meeting