Recordings of Pediatric Research Grand Rounds
Pediatric Research Grand Rounds are typically presented at Egleston on the 3rd Wednesday of each month and the 2nd Tuesday at Scottish Rite. Below you will find recordings of some of the presentations.
Please go to the following link for a list of upcoming grand round presentations.
- November 20, 2019:
"Pediatric research in preclinical conditions: ethical challenges"
Paul Root Wolpe, PhD
Raymond F. Schinazi Distinguished Research Chair in Jewish Bioethics Director
Center for Ethics Emory University
- October 23, 2019:
“Medicascy: A machine learning approach for personalized medicine, drug repurposing, efficacy and side effect prediction”
Jeffrey Skolnick, PhD
Director, Center for the Study of Systems Biology
Mary and Maisie Gibson Chair & GRA Eminent Scholar in Computational Systems Biology
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Georgia Institute of Technology
- September 11, 2019:
"From engineered human heart tissue models to gene therapy for inherited heart disease"
William Pu, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Basic and Translational Cardiovascular Research
Associate, Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital
- August 28, 2019:
Rapid Genomic Medicine in Pediatric ICUs: A new way of practicing pediatrics
Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc
President & CEO
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine
- May 15, 2019:
“Transitioning MerTK Small Molecule Inhibitors into Phase I Clinical Trials”
Douglas K. Graham, MD, PhD
Professor and Director
Daniel P. Amos Chair
Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Emory University School of Medicine
- March 20, 2019:
“Transplant Access in the Southeast and Pragmatic Trials to Improve Access"
Rachel Patzer, PhD, MPH
Director of Health Services Research
Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery
- February 20, 2019:
“Novel mechanisms of inhibition and drug resistance and how they may affect future HIV therapies”
Stefan G. Sarafianos, Ph.D.
Nahmias Schinazi Distinguished Research Chair
Professor and Associate Director
Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
- January 16, 2019:
"Chronic bacterial infections: It takes a village"
Presented by: Marvin Whiteley, PhD
Professor of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Co-Director, Emory-Children’s CF Center (CF@LANTA)
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
- November 1, 2018:
"Protecting Innovation in Pediatrics"
Presented by: Patrick Reynolds, PhD
Assistant Director of Faculty & Start-up Services
Emory Office of Technology Transfer
- October 17, 2018: (start at 6 min. 12 sec)
"Genomics for Personalized Medicine in Neuromuscular and Inflammatory Bowel Disease"
Presented by: Gregory Gibson, PhD, Director
Professor, The Center for Integrative Genomics Department of Biology
Department of Biology, The Georgia Institute of Technology
Director, Functional Genomics Core, Malaria Host-Pathogen Interaction Center
- August 15, 2018:
"Malnutrition and Pneumonia Synergy: A Challenge to Health Systems in Developing Countries"
Presented by: George J. Fuchs, III, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Kentucky
- June 20, 2018:
"Chemical Biology and Immunology with Virus-Like Particles"
Presented by: M.G. Finn, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair,
School of Chemistry & Biochemistry
James A. Carlos Family Chair for Pediatric Technology
Chief Scientific Officer,
Georgia Tech Pediatric Technology Center
- May 16, 2018:
"Sleep in the Adolescent and Late Adolescent: Where We are Today and Avenues for Further Research"
Presented by: Christina Calamaro PhD, CPNP-BC, Senior Nurse Scientist, Director of Research and Evidenced Based Practice, Associate Professor, Nell Hodgson School of Nursing, Emory University
- April 18, 2018:
"Influenza virus evolution…getting personal"
Presented by: Adam Lauring, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
(video and slides are separate due to technical difficulties)
- March 28, 2018:
"Lost in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities in Caring for Adolescents & Young Adults (AYA) with Cancer"
Presented by: Daniel S. Wechsler, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics & Director of Pediatric Oncology, Thomas R. Giddens Chair, Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine
- February 9, 2018 (reschedule of 1/17/18 Grand Rounds due to snow)
"Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, Cardiac Disease Modeling, and the Impact of Microgravity"
Presented by: Chunhui Xu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
- November 15, 2017:
"What can pediatricians do to address malnutrition globally and at home?"
Presented by: Parmi Suchdev, MD, MPH, FAAP, Associate Director, Emory Global Health Institute, Associate Professor, Emory Department of Pediatrics and Hubert Department of Global Health
- October 18, 2017:
"Pediatric precision oncology – germline, somatic and functional genomics"
Presented by: Christopher Porter, MD, Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine & Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
- September 27, 2017:
"Treatment of Severe Feeding Aversion with Mechanistic Insights from Cross-Species Translational Investigations”
Presented by: Shannon L. Gourley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Yerkes National Primate Research Center and William Sharp, PhD, Director, Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
- August 16, 2017:
"Pertussis Vaccines: Successes and Challenges"
Presented by: Kathryn M Edwards, MD, Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University
- June 21, 2017:
"Cryptosporidiosis and humanized mouse models to study microbiota and disease"
Presented by: Jan R. Mead, PhD, Professor, Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine and Trevor Darby, MSc, PhD, Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
- May 24, 2017:
"Survival and Long-Term Outcomes of Infants Born at Periviable Gestational Ages"
Presented by: Ravi Mangal Patel, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
- April 12, 2017:
"Novel gene in very early onset intestinal disease - insight into pathogenesis and treatment"
Presented by: Aleixo Muise, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Co-Director SickKids IBD Centre, Cell Biology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Departments of Pediatrics and Biochemistry, University of Toronto
- March 15, 2017:
"Treatment of Enuresis and Encopresis for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Delays"
Presented by: Joanna Lomas Mevers, PhD, BCBA-D, Interim Director of Severe Behavior Program, Assistant Professor,
Emory School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
- January 18, 2017:
"mTOR inhibitors for the treatment of Tuberous Sclerosis and related neurologic disease"
Presented by: David Neal Franz, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Founding Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- December 14, 2016:
"The New Biology of the Growing Skeleton"
Presented by: Francisco A. Sylvester, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
- October 19, 2016:
“Human metapneumovirus: The End of the Beginning”
Presented by: John V. Williams, MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- August 17, 2016:
"A ROMP in the PARC: Research on medical practices - Public attitudes for research consent"
Presented by: Benjamin S. Wilfond, MD, Seattle Children's Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Ethics, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, University of Washington, Division of Bioethics, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, Institute of Translational Health Sciences
- August 31, 2016:
"A perspective on precision therapeutics for rare CFTR alleles"
Presented by: Eric J. Sorscher, MD
- June 15, 2016:
"Genetics and Genomics of Inherited Hematologic Disease"
Presented by Patrick G. Gallagher, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine