Primary Presentations

Presentations officially part of or directly related to the CAMID PPG

FUTURE  PRESENTATIONS:

Cox, E.T.; Grewen, K.M.; Zeskind, P.S., Zoghby, C.R.; Radcliffe, M.J.; Garber, K.; Tate, W.; Glaze K.; Johns, J.M. (October 2012).  Paper submitted for presentation to the meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA. "Gestational cocaine exposure alters human and rodent maternal perception and preference of infant cries potentially through cocaine-exposure coinciding with a maternal shift in sensitivity to acoustic properties of cries."

Rutherford, HJV, Potenza, MN, & Mayes, LC. (October 2012) Talk to be presented at the 2012 meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research. New Orleans, LA; "The consequences of addiction to the neurobiology of maternal attachment."

Rutherford, HJV, Potenza, MN, & Mayes, LC. (October 2012) Talk to be presented at the 2012 meeting of the Society for Social Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA; "The impact of addiction on the neurobiology of maternal attachment."

 


PAST  PRESENTATIONS:

2012

Rutherford, HJV & Mayes LC, (July 2012) Austen Riggs and Yale University Conference on Parenting, Stockbridge, MA; "Making Room in One’s Mind for a Child: How the Brain and Mind Change with Parenthood."

Mayes, LC, (June 2012) Plenary speaker at Rapaport-Klein Symposium, Stockbridge, MA; "The Psychobiology of the Transition to Parenthood."

Williams, S.K.; McMurray, M.S.; Jarrett, T.M.; Cox,E.T.; Jameison-Drake, A.; Walker,C.H.; Robinson, D.L.; Johns, J.M (June 2012) "Prenatal and gestational drug exposure: Effects on the oxytocin system, social behavior and vulnerability in rats." International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Kona HI

Cox, E.T, (May 2012) Invited Guest Lecturer: Department of Psychology Seminar Series, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC "Prenatal cocaine: effects on neonatal vocalizations and cue induced maternal response.”

Mayes, LC, (May 2012) Grand Rounds at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; "Chronic Stress, early adversity, and the impact on parenting."

Zeskind, P.S., McMurray, M., Garber, K.A., Neuspiel, J.M., Cox, E.T., Jamieson-Drake, A.W., Grewen, K.M., Mayes, L.C. & Johns, J.M. (May 2012) Paper presented to the Society for Pediatric Research, "Translational Methods in the Spectrum Analysis of Human Infant Crying and Rat Pup Ultrasonic Vocalizations for Early Neurobehavioral Assessment."

Mayes, LC, (March 2012) Plenary Presentation at the Joseph Sandler Conference, Frankfurt, Germany; "The Psychobiology of Parenting and Primary Parental Preoccupation."

Zeskind, P.S. (March, 2012) Presented to the Northwest AHEC of North Carolina, "Subclinical Effects of Common Prenatal Conditions on Newborn Neurobehavioral Development."

Zeskind, P.S. (March, 2012) Presented to the Post-Graduate Medical Symposium, "How to teach a pigeon to dance."

Zeskind, P.S. (January, 2012) Presented to the New River Valley Community Services Agency, "Indentifying Neurobehavioral Effects of Prenatal Drug Exposure."

2011

Cox, E.T, (November 2011) Invited Guest Lecturer: Developmental Psychology Seminar Series, Chapel Hill, NC “Delayed longitudinal changes in neonatal vocalizations correlates with disrupted limbic system development in the rodent neonate: lessons from prenatal cocaine.”

Potenza, MN, Landi N, Kober H, Mencl WE, Montoya JL, Worhunsky PD, Rutherford HJV, Mayes LC, (November 2011) Yale Division of Substance Abuse; "Transgenerational impacts of addictions: Insights from substance-abusing mothers and their children."

Cox, E.T, (May 2011) Invited Guest Lecturer: PSYC 250: Child Development, Chapel Hill, NC; “Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Effects on Infant Behavior and Brain Development.”

Johns JM, (May 2011) PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Principal Investigator - Project 1; UNC-Chapel Hill, CIDD Forum, Chapel Hill, NC; "Cocaine's Effects on Maternal-Infant Interactions: A Translational Model."

Williams SK, (February 2011) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum, Invited Presentation: Sigma Xi Science Café Chapel Hill Chapter, Chapel Hill, NC; "The Biology of Love: Is it all in your head?"

2010

Johns JM, (October 2010) PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Principal Investigator - Project 1; NIDA, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY; "Child Maltreatment: Beyond Brain Structure and Behavior Towards Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment."

Eiden RD, (October 2010) PhD, Senior Research Scientist - RIA, Buffalo; Carolina Consortium on Human Development Proseminar Series, Chapel Hill, NC; "Regulatory Behaviors Among Children of Substance Using Parents."

McMurray MS, (September 2010) Psychology Graduate Student; University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois; "Prenatal Cocaine Disrupts the Mother-Infant Dyad."

Johns JM, (June 2010) PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Principal Investigator - Project 1; International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Sardinia, Italy; "Cocaine's effects on mother and infant phenotypes: Models of inergenerational and translational mechanisms which may impact offspring vulnerability."

Eiden RD, (June 2010) PhD, Senior Research Scientist - RIA, Buffalo; International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Sardinia, Italy; "Maternal Cocaine Use and Mother-Infant Interactions: Direct and Moderated Effects."

Williams SK, (June 2010) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Sardinia, Italy; "Prenatal cocaine exposure alters maternal preference for pup-produced olfactory cues during the early postpartum period."

Cox ET, (June 2010) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Sardinia, Italy; "Prenatal cocaine exposure alters human and rodent neonatal vocalizations: implications for maternal care and neural integrity."

Light KC, (April 2010) Research Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine; Mind-Body Center, PMBC Workshop on Oxytocin; Pittsburgh, PA; "Oxytocin activity is linked to attachment, trust and stress in women and men."

Williams SK, (March 2010) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, Selected Speaker: Translational and Clinical Research Science Symposium; "Gestational Cocaine Use: A Model for Postpartum Mood Disorders?"

Cox ET, (March 2010) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, Developmental Neurobiology Research in Progress Talks; "Prenatal cocaine exposure alters human and rodent neonatal vocalizations: implications for maternal care and neural integrity."

Williams SK, (February 2010) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, BBSP Graduate Student Recruitment; "Gestational Cocaine: Impact on Postpartum and Neonatal Behaviors."

2009

Williams SK, (October 2009) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; National Institutes of Health, Graduate Student Festival, Bethesda, MD; "Gestational Cocaine: Impact on Postpartum Behaviors: Dependence on Pup Cues."

Cox ET, (July 2009) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, CAMID Consortium Meeting; "Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Effects on Offspring Behavioral Development."

Williams SK, (July 2009) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, CAMID Consortium Meeting; "Maternal Preference for Litters and Litter-Produced Cues and Endocrine Responses in Dams and Pups."

2008

Cox ET, (April 2008) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, Developmental Neurobiology Series; "Cocaine Induced Alterations of the Mother-Infant Dyad."

Williams SK, (April 2008) Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill Neurobiology Curriculum; UNC-Chapel Hill, Developmental Neurobiology Series; "Gestational cocaine: effects on pup ultrasonic vocalizations and maternal retrieval preference."

Cox ET, McMurray MS, Jarrett TM, Williams SK, Walker CH, Johns JM (April 2008) UNC-Chapel Hill, Women’s Health Research Day; "Maternal Cocaine Use Results in Increased Non-Adapted Aggression and Oxytocin Changes in the Absence of Pups."

Williams SK, (2008) UNC-Chapel Hill, Developmental Neurobiology Series; "Gestational Cocaine: Effects on Pup Ultrasonic Vocalizations and Maternal Retrieval Preference."

McMurray MS, Jarrett TM, Moy S, Styner M, Johns JM, (2008) International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Travel Award Presentation, St Thomas, USVI; "In Utero Cocaine Exposure Alters Pup-Produced Stimuli Relevant to Maternal Care."

Johns JM, (2008) UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Neurobiology of Mental Illness Lecture for Psychiatry Residents; "Cocaine: Intergeneration Effects on Maternal Care in a Rodent Model."