Grand Rounds 2017 - 2018

Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Education and Office Building (EOB) on the Rady Children's Hospital campus. For questions regarding Grand Rounds, please contact Joanne Albrecht at 858-966-6763.

Pediatric Grand Rounds 2017-2018 Brochure (PDF)

September 8, 2017                                                                                                                                                                             Miguel del Campo, MD, Phd: "Zika: Phenotyping a New Congenital Infection"                                                                     Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Dysmorphology and Teratology, UCSD/RCHSD

September 15, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                    Elliot Perens, MD, PhD: "The Genetic Regulation of Kidney Development: Approaches, Progress and Implications"   Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, UCSD/RCHSD

September 22, 2017                                                                                                                                                                              Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD: "Bioinformatics: Balancing Individual Privacy and Potential Benefits of Big Data Analytics" Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Informatics and Technology, UCSD

September 29, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                Elliot McVeigh, PhD: "Cardiac Function with Interventional MRI"                                                                                          Professor of Bioengineering, UCSD

October 6, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                        David Hunstad, MD: "The Influence of Sex on Infectious Diseases"                                                                                   Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Microbiology                                                                                                      Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine

October 13, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                         Ali Gharavi, MD: "Genomic Medicine in Kidney Disease"                                                                                                               Jay Meltzer Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Columbia University

October 20, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                    Jonathan Lyons, MD: "Complex Genetics of Allergic Diseases"                                                                                             Assistant Clinical Investigator, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

October 27, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                    Manuela Raffatellu, MD: "Gut Check: Pathogens, Commensals and You"                                                                                Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Host-Microbe Systems and Therapeutic, UCSD

November 3, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                  Eniko Sajti, MD, PhD: "Novel Function of Neonatal Lung Cells: Implications for Health and Disease"                           Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, UCSD/RCHSD

November 10, 2017 – Veteran's Day   (NO GRAND ROUNDS THIS DATE)                                                               

November 17, 2017                                                                                                                                                                               Mark A. Sperling, MD: "Hypoglycemia in the Newborn and Infant: From Medical Mystery to Molecular Management"      Emeritus Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh

November 24, 2017 – Thanksgiving holiday (NO GRAND ROUNDS THIS DATE)

December 1, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                Jeremy D. Marks, MD/PhD: "Mechanisms of Neuronal Rescue Following Acute Substrate Deprivation"
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Chicago

December 8, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                 Hesham Sadek, Md, PhD: "Cardiomyocyte Regeneration in the Human Heart"                                                           Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, J. Fred Schoellkopf, Jr. Chair in Cardiology, UT Southwestern Med Center

December 15, 2017 – WINTER BREAK

December 22, 2017 WINTER BREAK

December 29, 2017 - WINTER BREAK

January 5, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                            Jan-Marino Ramirez, PhD: "Understanding Neurobiology of Respiration from Inherited Dysautonomias to Sleep Apnea"                                                                                                                                                                                                         Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Director, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children's Research Institute

January 12, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                    Susanne Benseler, MD, PhD: "Brain on Fire: An Update on Childhood Inflammatory Brain Disease"                            Professor of Paediatrics, Deputy Head, Research, University Of Calgary, Section Chief, Rheumatology, Alberta Children's Hospital

January 19, 2018 "The 18th Annual Lenoir/Hamburger" Lecture                                                                                             Juan Celedon, MD, Dr.Ph.: "Solving the Puzzle of Asthma Disparities"                                                                                      Niels K. Jerne Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Human Genetics, Division Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

January 26, 2018 "The John B. Welsh Lecture in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics" Lecture                                   Dimitri Christakis, MD, MPH: "Early use of old (and new) Media and Children's Cognitive Development"                   George Adkins Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Health Services, Director, Center for Child Health, Behavior & Development, University of Washington

February 2, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                     James Lock, MD: "The Evolution of Interventional Cardiology"                                                                                               Alexander S. Nadas Professor of Pediatrics, Chairman, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

February 9, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                           J. Michael Dean, MD, MBA: "Therapeutic Hypothermia after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest"                                              Professor and Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Professor of Biomedical Informatics & Family and Preventive Medicine, Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

February 16, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                     Group Presentation: "Human Milk Programs at UC San Diego & Rady Children's Hospital: Bench, Bedside & Bank"                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lars Bode, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Eyla Boies, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Jae Kim, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lisa Stellwagen, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Christina Chambers, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics

February 23, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                     Jennifer Mack, MD, MPH: "Talking about Prognosis and End-of-Life Care in Pediatric Oncology"                              Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

March 2, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                         James Holmes, MD, MPH: "Current Concepts in Imaging Pediatric Trauma Patients"                                                 Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine

March 9, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                              Rolf Bodmer, PhD: "Tinman and the Discovery of Congenital Heart Disease Genes"                                                         Professor and Program Director, Development, Aging and Regeneration Program, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Professor of Pediatrics, UCSD

March 16, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                          Wayne I. Lencer, MD: "Harnessing the Biology of Intracellular Trafficking for Drug Delivery"                                         Longwood Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children's Hospital, Director, Harvard Digestive Diseases Center

March 23, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                         Anthony Oro, MD, PhD: "Curing the Incurable Skin Disease"                                                                                                    Professor of Dermatology, Stanford University

March 30, 2018 – Cesar Chavez day (No Grand Rounds this date)

April 6, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                             Patricia W. Finn, MD: "Early Origins of Child and Adult Lung Disease"                                                                                      Earl M. Bane Professor, Head, Department of Medicine, Associate Dean, College of Medicine Strategic Initiatives, University of Illinois at Chicago

April 13, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                  C. Frank Bennett, PhD: "Antisense Based Drugs for the Treatment of Neurological Diseases"                                    Senior Vice President, Research, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

April 20, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                              Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS: "Pediatric Obesity: From Cells to Society"                                                                                  Professor of Pediatrics, William K. Warren Foundation Endowed Chair, Division Chief of General Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Obesity Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

April 27, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                            Stephen Cederbaum, MD: "From Newborn Screening to Genomics and Beyond: A Life of Studying Arginase Deficiency"                                                                                                                                                                                                   Research Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatric and Human Genetics, Research Center for Intellectual Development and Disabilities , University of California Los Angeles

May 4, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                 Corinne Linardic, MD, PhD: "Unlocking the Mystery of Pediatric Sarcomas"                                                                      Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center

May 11, 2018 9th Annual Pediatric Faculty Research Symposium

May 18, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                          Dual Presentators: "Bench to Bedside: A Road to Ambulatory Monitoring and Neuromodulation of GI Function"       Hayat Mousa, MD, FAAP, AGAF, Prof. of Pediatrics, Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center, UCSD/RCHSD and Todd P. Coleman, PhD, Professor of Bioengineering, UCSD

May 25, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                             CHIEF RESIDENT PRESENTATION                                                                                                                                                         Chief Resident (TBA), Department of Pediatrics, UCSD/RCHSD

June 1, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                           Pieter Dorrestein, PhD: "Microbiome Based Metabolomics for Research Applications in the Clinic: Cystic Fibrosis and Beyond," Professor of Pharmacology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director, Collaborative Mass Spectrometry Innovation Center, UCSD

June 8, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                   CHIEF RESIDENT PRESENTATION                                                                                                                                                          Chief Resident (TBA), Department of Pediatrics, UCSD/RCHSD

June 15, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                  CHIEF RESIDENT PRESENTATION                                                                                                                                                         Chief Resident (TBA), Department of Pediatrics, UCSD/RCHSD

June 22, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                            Christopher Cannavino, MD: "Combating the Perfect Storm: Improving Medical Education in the 21st Century"      Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Director, Pediatric Medical Student Education, Associate Director, UCSD Pediatric Residency Program, UCSD/RCHSD