DCRI Seminars


DCRI Seminar Schedule for 2022 - 2023

Feb 14, 2023: Karun Sharma, MD, Ph.D. (Interventional Oncology Children’s National Medical Center Washington (DC)
"Focused Ultrasound in the Treatment of Childhood Cancers”

March 15, 2023: Yasmina Laouar, Ph.D. (Univ. Michigan)
“The Ontogeny of the Mechanisms of Immune Regulation”

June 13, 2023: Frank McCormack, M.D. (Univ. Cincinnati)
“The Lung/Bone Axis”

DCRI Seminar & Chalk Talk Schedule for 2021 - 2022


Tuesday, January 11th, 2022: Brian Stansfield, M.D. (Augusta University)
“Rare Diseases and the General Population: Leveraging Heritable Mutations in the Pathogenesis of Arteriopathy”

Monday, February 7th, 2022: Bill Smoyer, M.D. (Nationwide Children’s Hospital)
“Drug Repurposing: Translation from Pre-Clinical Studies to Pivotal Clinical Trials in Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome”

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022: Ryan Roberts, M.D., Ph.D. (Nationwide Children’s Hospital)
“Metastasis as an evolutionary microcosm: competition, cooperation, and adaptation facilitate lungcolonization”

Chalk Talks:  

October 12, 2021: John Baatz, Ph.D.
December 14, 2021: Ramin Eskandari, M.D.
April 12, 2022: Denis Guttridge, Ph.D.
May 10, 2022: Dieter Haemmerich, Ph.D.
June 14, 2022: Martin Kang, Ph.D.
July 12, 2022: Mush Khan, Ph.D.
August 9, 2022: Jacqueline Kraveka, D.O.
September 13, 2022: Takako Makita, Ph.D.
October 11, 2022: Susan Reed, Ph.D.
November 8, 2022: Jezabel Rodriguez, Ph.D.
December 13, 2022: Inderjit Singh, Ph.D.
January 10, 2023: Heidi Steflik, M.D.
February 14, 2023: Bobby Thomas, Ph.D.
March 14, 2023: Katherine Twombley, M.D.
April 11, 2023: Carol Wagner, M.D.

DCRI Seminar & Chalk Talk Schedule for 2020 - 2021


February 11th, 2020: Robert Heuckeroth, Ph.D. (The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
“Broken bowel and the second brain: Mechanistic approaches to bowel motility disorders and the potential for novel therapy”

February 18th, 2020: Ruoning Wang, Ph.D. (Ohio State University)
“Metabolic Alliances and Targeted Therapies in Pediatric Solid Tumors”

March 10th, 2020: Sam Cheshier, Ph.D. (University of Utah)
"Targeting Group 3 MB Stem Cells and Metastasis: A story of Notch 1 and CD47” 

March 9th, 2021: Jyothsna Gattineni, M.D. (Univ. Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
“Fibroblast Growth Factor 23: A Friend, Foe or an Innocent Bystanderin Kidney Disease Associated Heart Disease”

April 13th Seminar: Jeffrey Molkentin, Ph.D. (Cincinnati Children’s)

TBD Seminar: Betty Pace, M.D. (Augusta University)
“New Era of Combination Drug Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

Chalk Talks:

January 14th: Carol Wagner, M.D.
October 13th: Denis Guttridge, Ph.D.
November 10th: Katherine Twombley, M.D.
December 8th: Sue Reed, Ph.D.

DCRI Seminar & Chalk Talk Schedule for 2018 - 2019


January 8th, 2019: Yoel Sadovsky, M.D. (University of Pittsburgh)
“Placental exosomes in maternal-fetal communication”

March 12th, 2019: Judy Aschner, M.D. (Albert Einstein College)
"Environmental Exposures in the NICU and Child Health Outcomes”

May 14th, 2019: Tom Look, M.D. (Harvard Medical School)
“Broad Anti-tumor Activity with Potent Activators of the Protein Phosphatase 2A (PP2A) Tumor Suppressor"

2018 Chalk Talks:

June 12th: Sakamuri Reddy, Ph.D.
July 10th: Dieter Haemmerich, Ph.D.
October 9th: John Baatz, Ph.D.
November 13th: Mush Khan, Ph.D.
December 11th: Kyu Lee, Ph.D.

2019 Chalk Talks:

February 12th: Denis Guttridge, Ph.D.
April 9th: Carol Wagner, M.D.
June 11th: Rita Ryan, M.D.
July 2nd: Kyu Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
August 13th: Takako Makita, Ph.D.
September 10th: John Baatz, Ph.D.
October 8th: Bobby Thomas, Ph.D.
November 12th: Dieter Haemmerich, Ph.D.
December 10th: Ramin Eskandari, M.D.