Past K30 Conferences






Tuesday, April 18, 2023 Departmental Research Seminar Gideon Stitt Effect of therapeutic drug monitoring-based dose optimization of piperacillin/tazobactam on sepsis-related organ dysfunction in patients with sepsis: a randomized controlled trial
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 Seminars in Human Investigation Chang Li, PhD  In vivo precision genome engineering in HSCs for hemoglobinopathies
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Departmental Research Seminar Ibram Mikhail Intravenous Morphine Pharmacokinetics in Hypothermic Cooling
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Journal Club Kevin Lam Evaluation of FDA Drug Label Recommendations for Coadministration of Antivirals and Acid-Reducing 
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 Seminars in Human Investigation Damien Thevenin, PhD  Targeting Cancer Cells with pH-responsive Transmembrane Peptides
February 21, 2023 Ethics Conference Zachary Urdang Ethical utilization of machine learning technology in patient care and research
February 7, 2023  Seminars in Human Investigation Matt Rizk, PhD Clinical pharmacology and dose selection of the COVID therapeutic molnupiravir
January 24, 2023 Departmental Research Seminar Lindsay Weil  TBA
January 17, 2023 Ethics Conference Signe Caksa and Molly Halloran  Ethical Considerations for Phase 1 Trials in Oncology


December 20, 2022 Journal Club Gideon Stitt Feasibility of a Pragmatic PBPK Modeling Approach: Towards Model-Informed Dosing in Pediatric Clinical Care
December 6, 2022 Seminars in Human Investigation Aaron R Haeusler, PhD Pathways to ALS interventions
November 22, 2022 Departmental Research Seminar Zachary Urdang TBA
November 15, 2022 Journal Club Shaik Rashid TBA
November 8, 2022 Seminars in Human Investigation Kevin Downes, MD Optimizing Vancomycin Therapy in Children
October 18, 2022 Ethics Conference Rachel Cain and Ibram Mikhail  Ethical Issues in Research Involving Participants With Opioid Use Disorder
October 11, 2022 Journal Club Molly Halloran  Risk of Malignancy with Genetically Modified T Cells? A Review of Long-term Follow-up for the Development of Subsequent Malignancies in Patients Treated with Genetically Modified IECs
October 4, 2022 Seminars in Human Investigation Abhik Das, PhD RTI International  Clinical trials in Neonatology: Design and analyses issues
September 13, 2022 Ethics Conference Tyler Alexander and Gideon Stitt TBA
June 21, 2022 Journal Club Gideon Stitt Early Discontinuation, Results Reporting, and Publication of Pediatric Clinical Trials
June 14, 2022 Departmental Research Seminars Madison Crutcher GUCY2C as a Target for CAR-T Cells to Treat Pancreatic Cancer
June 7, 2022 Seminars in Human Investigation Tomoyuki Mizuno, PhD Physiologic based pharmacokinetic modeling as a tool for predicting drug behavior in pediatrics: Buprenorphine in neonates and other examples
May 31, 2022 Seminars in Human Investigation John Mondick, PhD
Metrum Research Group
Cipaglucosidase Alfa/Miglustat Enzyme Replacement Therapy for the Treatment of Infantile and Late Onset Pompe Disease: Developing the Appropriate Model for the Question”

May 24, 2022

Ethics Conference

Zachary Urdang

IRB for First Nations, data sovereignty, data sharing, and big-data

May 17, 2022

Departmental Research Seminars

Alison O'Neill

Characterizing a Novel Preclinical Model for Targeted Drug Development in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

April 19, 2022

Ethics Conference

Reena Ghosh


April 12, 2022

Seminars in Human Investigation

Babar Bashir, MD

Scientific & Therapeutic Potential of Phase I Trials – The evolution in oncology drug development

March 22, 2022

Departmental Research Seminars

Ida Micaily

Chordoma: A Clinicopathologic Correlation

March 15, 2022

Journal Club

Shaik Rashid

Daprodustat for treatment of Anemia in patients with CKD and ESRD: Analysis of ASCEND-ND and ASCEND-D Trials

March 8, 2022

Seminars in Human Investigation

Kevin Downes, MD


February 22, 2022

Ethics Conference

Haani Jafri & Madison Crutcher

AmazonCare: Healthcare in the Palm of your Hand

February 15, 2022 Departmental Research Seminars Ibram Mikhail Morphine Pharmacokinetics in Critically-Ill Pediatric Patients Through One Compartment Models
February 8, 2022 Seminars in Human Investigation Mara Becker, MD The serendipitous journey to PROMOTE individualized therapy in JIA
January 18, 2022 Departmental Research Seminars Ranju Kunwor Two step approach to allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in myelodysplastic syndrome patients
January 25, 2022 Ethics Conference Selin Isguven & Gideon Stitt We Can’t Fix What We Don’t Measure: a Discussion on the Choice of Research Goals and Endpoints


December 21, 2021 Journal Club Zachary Urdang Adjuvants in cancer immunotherapy
December 14, 2021 Ethics Conference Colleen Isabelle & Alison O'Neill Ethics of Activism in Clinical Research
December 7, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Sara L. Van Driest, MD, PhD. Using Real World, Electronic Health Records Data for Precision Medicine Research
November 23, 2021 Departmental Research Seminars Shaik Rashid TBD
November 16, 2021 Journal Club Ida Micaily “Osimertinib in EGFR mutated NSCLC”
November 9, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Patricia (Pat) Pioli, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
“Overcoming Immune Suppression in the Tumor Microenvironment”
October 26, 2021 Ethics Conference Lara Cheslow & Ibram Mikhail "Emergency Use Authorizations: striking balance between speedy solution and safe practices"
October 19, 2021 Journal Club Ranju Kunwor “Daratumumab-Based Treatment for Immunoglobulin Light-Chain Amyloidosis”
October 12, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Margaret (Maggie) Gatti-Mays, MD, MPH, FACP 
The Ohio State University
“Enhancing Immune Responses in Breast Cancer through Novel Therapeutic Combinations”
September 14, 2021 Ethics Conference Usman Baqai & Alisa Olmsted "Scientific reproducibility, transparency, and information sharing: to share or not to share?"
September 7, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Mark Yarchoan
Johns Hopkins University
Targeting Neoantigens to Augment Antitumor Immunity for Hepatobiliary Malignancies
June 15, 2021 Journal Club Ida Micaily CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing in Sickle Cell Anemia
June 8, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Marco Davila, MD, PhD The Clinical Application of CD19-targeted CAR T Cells and Lessons Learned
May 25, 2021 Ethics Conference Alison O'Neill  
May 18, 2021 Departmental Research Seminar Reena Ghosh Use of Ferumoxytol Enhanced Cardiac MRI in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
April 27, 2021 Journal Club Alison O’Neill   
April 13, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Kathryn Lurain MD,MPH, National Cancer Institute Cancer in People Living with HIV
March 25, 2021
Charles Gruber Lecturer and Grand Rounds (Special Seminar) Kathleen M. Giacomini, PhD, University of California, San Francisco Transporters in Pharmacology and Medicine:  Targets for Drug-Drug interactions, Drug-Nutrient Interactions and Genomic Medicine
March 23, 2021 Departmental Research Seminar Peter Altshular The Evolving Landscape of Heart Transplant: Optimizing Allograft Utility From Donor and Recipient
March 16, 2021 Journal Club Madion Crutcher   
March 9, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Gary Peltz MD, PhD, Stanford University  Computational Genetic and AI-Enabled Translational Discovery
February 23, 2021 Ethics Conference Shaik Rashid Research in Prisons in the Post Covid-19 Era
February 16, 2021 Departmental Research Seminar Amanda McBride Overcoming resistance to BCL-2 inhibition in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
February 9, 2021 Seminars in Human Investigation Sarah Holstein MD, PhD, University of Nebraska  Development of Geranylgeranyl Diphosphate Synthase Inhibitors for Multiple Myeloma
January 26, 2021 Ethics Conference Ranju Kunwor and Ida Micaily  Research Ethics in Public Health Emergencies
January 19, 2021 Departmental Research Seminar Ambika Chidambara Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial of intranasal corticosteroids in the treatment of mild to moderate pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
January 12, 2021 Seminars  in Human Investigation Prof. Ingolf Cascorbi, MD PhD FBPhS,
Director, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Pharmacogenomics of ABC efflux transporters in TKI therapy


December 15, 2020 Journal Club Amanda McBride  
December 8, 2020 Ethics Conference Neil Zhao and Reena Ghosh  Retracted: A study of scientific integrity
December 1, 2020 Seminars  in Human Investigation Holly Ramage  Using Proteomics and Genomics to Unravel New Facets of Flaviviral Infection
November 24, 2020 Departmental Research Seminar Ranju Kunwor PARP inhibitor in Metastatic Breast cancer
November 17, 2020 Journal Club Shaik Rashid Graft composition as a predictor of outcomes in stem cell transplantation
November 10, 2020 Seminars  in Human Investigation Marc H. Scheetz Vancomycin Induced Kidney Injury.  Can Precision Dosing and Biomarkers Lessen the Insult?
October 27, 2020 Ethics Conference Madison Crutcher and Joshua Barton Hey, that's my DNA!: Genetic Testing and your privacy
October 20, 2020 Departmental Research Seminar John Flickinger Listeria-Based Vaccines Targeting Guanylyl Cyclase C (GCC) for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
October 13, 2020 Seminars  in Human Investigation Young Hee Nam The role of epidemiology in drug drug interactions: warfarin and  sulfonylureas
September 22, 2020 Journal Club Ida Micialy Lurbinectidin as second-line treatment in small cell lung cancer
September 15, 2020 Ethics Conference Weelic Chong & Peter Altshuler
Maintaining Ethical Standards in the Midst of a Pandemic
September 8, 2020 Seminars in Human Investigation Stephan Schmidt Creating Synergy: A Rising Tide Raises All Boats