Education

Research Conference

Research Conference takes place weekly from mid-September to mid-May. The focus of the talks are 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, DPhil and others
11/19/2014 Faculty Meeting
11/26/2014 NO CONFERENCE
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
Li-Shiun 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 Disorders
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 CONFERENCE
5/20/2015 Faculty Meeting

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, PhD; 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 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 Antenor-Dorsey, PhD, MPH
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 CONFERENCE
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 HOLIDAY
1/1/2014 HOLIDAY
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 Wa
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 Biosenso
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

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