University of Nebraska Medical Center

CHRI Pediatric Research Seminar Series

CHRI Seminar Series

The 2022 CHRI Pediatric Research Seminars are held on the third Friday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. Seminars will be held only via Zoom for the foreseeable future. CME credits are available. 

2022 Research Seminar Series

The 2022 schedule is in the process of being filled. If interested in presenting or to obtain Zoom information, please email chri@unmc.edu.

2022 Research Seminar Series
Date Speaker Topic
Apr. 15

Jeffrey Salomon, MD

Danae Dinkel, PhD 

The Relationship of the Microbiome and Intestinal Profiling on Inflammation After Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Helping Children Move More and Sit Less starting at Birth

May 20

Chinenye Dike, MD                  

Kasidy Weber, Graduate Student

Transient Elevations in End Tidal CO2 during Pediatric Endoscopy: Is this Physiologically Significant?                                                                                                                                                               

Investigating the Role of Ubiquitin E3 Ligase, FBXO21, in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Jun. 17

Nghi Nguyen, Research Student

Matthew Halanski, MD

NICU Crisis and the Medley with Midazolam                              


Longitudinal Growth Stimulation via Periostea Resection: What We’ve Learned in the Rabbit Model

Jul. 15

Monti Sharma, MD

Placental dysfunction influences fetal monocyte subpopulation gene expression in preterm birth

Aug. 19

Eric Peeples, MD, PhD

Ken Bayles,  PhD

Ferroptosis as a Potential Therapeutic Target in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury                                                               

The Nebraska Drug Discovery and Development Pipeline: A “Big Idea”

Sep. 16

Bethany Lowndes, PhD, MPH

Sidharth Mahapatra, MD, PhD, FAAP

Human Factors in Pediatric Healthcare Delivery


The NIH Loan Repayment Program: How NIH Can Work For You

Oct. 21

Aaron Mohs, PhD

Joyce Solheim, PhD

Immunotargeted fluorophores as contrast agents for fluorescence-guided surgery                                                                               

Neuroblastoma:  Immunological Challenges and Opportunities

Nov. 18

Ram Mahato, PhD     

Kristen Fishler, MS, CGC

Design and Development of Novel P13K/BRD4 Dual Inhibitors for Treating Pediatric Cancer

NICUSeq Results and Mixed Methods Follow-Up on Implementation of Whole Genome Sequencing in the NICU & PICU

Dec. 16

Ling Li, MD, PhD, APCA, FASE


Gwenn Skar, MD

Longitudinal Assessment of Cardiac Mechanics from the Fetus to the Young Infant Using Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Echocardiography