University of Nebraska Medical Center

CHRI Pediatric Research Seminar Series

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The 2024 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. 

2024 Research Seminar Series

The 2024 schedule is in the process of being filled. If interested in presenting or to obtain Zoom information, please email chri@unmc.edu.

2024 Research Seminar Series
Date Speaker Topic
Jan 26

Alfred Bothwell, PhD

Wafaa N. AL-Dhafiri 

"Siglec binding as a biomarker for cancer and inflammatory diseases"

"Pharmacokinetics And Tissue Distribution Of A Lipid-based Extended-release Nano-formulation Of MO-OH-Nap Tropolone To Enhance Pulmonary Delivery For The Treatment Of Metastatic Osteosarcoma"

Feb 16

Tara M. Nordgren, PhD

"Dust, Diet, and Disease: Clearing the Air on Omega-3s"

Mar 15 Taija Hahka, BS, MS  "Investigating the Pathogenesis of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Role of Placental Inflammation and Mitochondria"
Apr 19

Rebecca Slotkowski

"Bioactive Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Metabolites in Placental Samples and their Association with Infant Growth"

May 17    
Jun 21 Sathish Kumar Natarajan, PhD "Palmitoleate protects against Zika virus infection-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress and apoptosis in neuronal cells"
Jul 19 Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, PhD "Pediatric Cancer Epidemiology Research Program – Integrating Workforce Development and Patient Engagement into Research Development"
Aug 16 Eric Peeples, MD, PhD  TBD
Sep 20 Anum Akbar, MBBS  
Oct 18 Ling Li, MD, PhD, APCA, FASE  TBD
Nov 15 Rebecca Slotkowski "SPARKLED: Social Programming Affects Risk in Kids of Latent Endothelial Disease"
Dec 20

Amanda Zangrillo, 

Brittany Loder, MS, BCBA, TLLP

"Incorporation of choice and promotion of autonomy for a long-lasting durable treatment for severe challenging behavior"