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Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Mechanisms of Sexual Disparities in Cardiac Development and Disease”

June 9, 2020

“Mechanisms of Sexual Disparities in Cardiac Development and Disease” Frank L. Conlon, PhD Dr. Conlon is a Professor of Biology and Genetics and a member of UNC’s McAllister Heart Institute. His research is focused on identifying the molecular networks that are essential for early heart development and how alternations in those networks lead to congenital … Continued

CGIBD Research Seminar – “Pharmacokinetics and Drug Dosing in Children and Adolescents with Obesity” by Daniel Gonzalez, Pharm D, PhD

March 26, 2020

Please save the date for an upcoming seminar at the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease, “Pharmacokinetics and Drug Dosing in Children and Adolescents with Obesity,” which is being presented by Daniel Gonzalez, Pharm D, PhD. Dr. Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Using novel genetic approaches to study infectious diseases”

March 10, 2020

“Using novel genetic approaches to study infectious diseases” Mark Heise, PhD Professor, Department of Genetics and Microbiology & Immunology Dr. Heise uses advanced molecular virology, immunology and quantitative genetics techniques to study how viral and host genetic determinants interact to drive virus-induced disease. His lab is actively engaged in the development of antiviral therapies and … Continued

Children’s Research Institute/Marsico Lung Institute Joint Seminar: “Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF”

February 21, 2020

“Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF” Judith A. Voynow, MD Dr. Voynow is a pediatric pulmonologist with research interests in cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and interactions between hosts and pulmonary susceptibility to environmental factors. Her laboratory has focused on understanding how neutrophil elastase in the CF airway causes lung disease and is investigating potential … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia”

February 11, 2020

“Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia” Stephanie Davis, MD Chair, Department of Pediatrics Physician-in-Chief, N.C. Children’s Hospital Charles Everett and Katherine M. Brewer Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Davis is a world-renown expert in pediatric pulmonology, with extensive expertise in infant and preschool lung function testing, who has been a member of many national and … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Insight into tumor-stroma interactions in medulloblastoma from scRNA-seq analysis”

January 14, 2020

“Insight into tumor-stroma interactions in medulloblastoma from scRNA-seq analysis” Timothy R. Gershon, MD, PhD Dr. Gershon is a pediatric neurologist whose research interests focus on neurobiology of cerebellar development and medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor in children. While many medulloblastoma patients achieve long-term survival through combined radiation and chemotherapy, this treatment causes long-term … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy in Association with Ultrasound and Delivery Measures of Fetal Growth”

December 10, 2019

“Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy in Association with Ultrasound and Delivery Measures of Fetal Growth” Kelly K. Ferguson, PhD, MPH Dr. Ferguson leads the Perinatal and Early Life Epidemiology Group at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and holds a secondary appointment in the NIEHS Reproductive & Developmental Biology Laboratory. The Perinatal and Early … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “The Contemporary Crisis in Academic Journal Publishing — We are All in This Together!”

November 12, 2019

“The Contemporary Crisis in Academic Journal Publishing — We are All in This Together!” Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, PhD Following the University of California’s system-wide decision to cancel subscriptions to Elsevier among its 10 campuses, the debate surrounding academic journal publishing—and its cost—has come sharply into focus for many universities. Please join Dr. Tolleson-Rinehart for a talk … Continued