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.

2015-2016

Date Title Speaker
9/16/2015
9/23/2015 Ethics Mini Course
Ethics Case Studies and Discussion
Kyle Parker, PhD; Nadia Corral Frias, PhD; and Kirsten Gilbert, PhD
9/30/2015 Ethics Mini Course
Research Ethics — Part II
Jennifer Lodge, PhD
10/7/2015 Advancing Addiction Genomics Research Pamela Madden, PhD
10/14/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
I. A New Structure for Research in Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan: The 2015 – 2020 Cycle of the IDDRC@WUSTL II. Cell-Autonomous Mechanisms of Sex Differences in Neuropsychiatric Disorders —Exploratory Aim of an IDDRC@WUSTL Research Project
John Constantino, MD
10/21/2015 Faculty Meeting
10/28/2015 ADHD Comorbity in a Large Insurance Claims Database Alexandre A. Todorov, PhD
11/4/2015 Perspectives on the Prospective Study of COGA Kathleen K. Bucholz, PhD
11/11/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Assessing Risk for Developing Psychosis: Cross-Cultural Studies and Future Prospects
Daniel Mamah, MD, MPE and Beau Ances, MD, PhD
11/18/2015 Faculty Meeting
11/25/2015
12/2/2015 Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Katherine N. Balantekin, PhD, RD
12/9/2015 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
The Effect of Ion Channel Modulation on Pregnancy Outcomes
Sarah England, PhD
12/16/2015 Faculty Meeting
12/23/2015 Holiday
12/30/2015 Holiday
1/6/2016 Reductionism Reveals Resilience: Meeting Neuronal Energetic Demands in a Stark Environment Steven Mennerick, PhD
1/13/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Clinical Aspects of Fragile X Syndrome

The Role of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 in Fragile X Syndrome
Bryan McGill, MD, PhD


Karen O'Malley, PhD
1/20/2016 Faculty Meeting
1/27/2016 The Neurobiological Effects of Poverty, Depression and Stress on Children Deanna Barch, PhD and Joan Luby, MD
2/3/2016 Innovation Serendipitous: From IDEA Labs to Community Psychiatric Research Rumi Price, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry;


Ramin Lalezari, BA, MD/MBA candidate, IDEA Labs Vice President; and



Emre Toker, MSEE, Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship Managing Directo
2/10/2016 Faculty Meeting
2/17/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
The Effects of Neglect and Deprivation on Brain and Behavioral Development: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
Nathan Fox, PhD
2/24/2016 Using Quantitative Traits as Endophenotypes for Genetics Studies of Complex Traits Carlos Cruchaga, PhD
3/2/2016 Genetic Epidemiology in the Era of Big Data: Smoking During Pregnancy and Psychopathology Andrew Heath, PhD
3/9/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Studying the Functional Connectomes of Individuals

Bedside optical imaging of brain function
Nico Dosenbach, MD


Adam Eggebrecht, PhD
3/16/2016 Faculty Meeting
3/23/2016 Three Things You Didn’t Know About the Decline in Adolescent Crime and Their Implications for Mental Health Richard Grucza, PhD
3/30/2016 Psychiatric Genetics: History and Current Status John Rice, PhD
4/6/2016 Tracking Neurodegeneration in Wolfram Syndrome Tamara Hershey, PhD
4/13/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Infant and Toddler Imaging Studies in Autism, Fragile X and Down syndrome: Illuminating Heterogeneity and Highlighting Developmental Mechanisms
Kelly Botteron, MD
4/20/2016 Faculty Meeting
4/27/2016 Cannabis Use and Misuse Arpana Agrawal, PhD and Lauren Few, PhD
5/4/2016 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Pharmacogenetic Testing in Psychiatry

The Influence of Temperament and Character Profiles on Specialty Choice and Well-being in Medical Residents

Cannabis Use and Adolescents With Bipolar Disorders
Juee Phalak, M.D.


Marty Sievert, M.D.



Yang Xu, M.D.
5/11/2016 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Dissection of Opioid Projections to the VTA

Challenges in Evaluating Treatment Resistant Bipolar Depression in a Research Setting

Disordered Eating and Food Addiction in High Weight Psychiatric Patients
Julio Bernardi, M.D.


Jessica Rosenkvist, M.D.



Emily Perry, M.D.
5/18/2016 Faculty Meeting

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