Education

Research Conference

Research Conference takes place weekly from mid-September to mid-May. The focus of the talks are on on-going research. The conferences provide the advanced resident with a better understanding of the design, conduct and interpretation of research. Below is a listing of talks given in the last two years.

2017-2018

Date Title Speaker
9/20/2017 Faculty Meeting
9/27/2017 Getting to Precision Medicine for Antipsychotic Induced Weight Gain Eric Lenze, MD; Ginger Nicol, MD; and Tim Peterson, PhD
10/4/2017 Determinants and Impact of d-containing GABAA Receptors to IPSCs in Mouse Dentate Granule Neurons Min-Yu Sun, PhD
10/11/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Developmental Neuropathology in the Connectome Produced by GABA Agonists/NMDA Antagonist
Kevin Noguchi, PhD
10/18/2017 Faculty Meeting
10/25/2017 Women with Multiple DUIs and Their Children: What Can They Teach Us About Severe Maternal Alcoholism and Risks to Children? Vivia McCutcheon, PhD
11/1/2017 Compliance Training
11/8/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Environmental Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Case for Air Pollution
Pamela J Lein, PhD Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine Chair, UC Davis Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group University of California Davis, CA
11/15/2017 Faculty Meeting
11/22/2017 Holiday
11/29/2017 Discounting Future Rewards: Determinants and Consequences Andrey Anokhin, PhD
12/6/2017 An Insider’s Guide to the NIL, NIAC and Other Neuroimaging Resources at WU Tamara Hershey, PhD
12/13/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Identifying the Causal Genes for Cognitive Alterations in William's Syndrome Using Human Genetics and Mouse Genome Editing
Joseph Dougherty, PhD
12/20/2017 Faculty Meeting
12/27/2017 Holiday
1/3/2018 Trends in Opioid Abuse: Prescription Opioid Abuse and the Resurgence to Heroin Theodore Cicero, PhD
1/10/2018 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Psychotic Like Symptoms in Children: Emerging Findings from the ABCD Study
Deanna Barch
1/17/2018 Faculty Meeting
1/24/2018 Can Too Much Self-Control be Maladaptive? Neural and Behavioral Correlates of 'Overcontrol' in Early Childhood Kirsten Gilbert, PhD
1/31/2018 Preschool-Onset Suicidality Diana Whalen, PhD
2/7/2018 Changing Conceptions of Death as a Function of Depression Status, Suicidal Ideation, and Media Exposure in Early Childhood Laura Hennefield , PhD
2/14/2018 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Hormonal Influence on Brain Development: Updates from the Normal Brain Development MRI Study (NIHPD) and Relationship to Attention, Aggression and Affective Expression and Disorders
Kelly Botteron, MD
2/21/2018 Faculty Meeting
2/28/2018 Shared Genetic Risk Between Substance Use Disorder and Other Severe Mental Illness Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
3/7/2018 Public Health Approaches to Drug Misuse: I. Cannabis Decriminalization. II. A Medication First Model for OUD Treatment Richard Grucza, PhD and Ned Presnall, MSW, LCSW
3/14/2018 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
ADHD Research: The Role of Clinical Symptoms, Genetic Targets and Intra-office Linguistics
Greg Mattingly, MD
3/21/2018 Faculty Meeting
3/28/2018 Considering Meta-Skills Needed for a Research Caree Steven Mennerick, PhD
4/4/2018 Cognitive Function as an Outcome in Psychiatric Illness Pilar Cristancho, MD; Hanadi Ajam Oughli, MD; and Rita Haddad, MD
4/11/2018 Let’s start an mHealth Company! Ginger Nicol, MD; Aaron Mofsen, DO; Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD; and Shannon Lenze, PhD
4/18/2018 Faculty Meeting
4/25/2018 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
The Neurodevelopment of Irritability: A Multi-Modal Perspective
Susan Perlman, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
5/2/2018 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Refugee Mental Health: Updates on Rohingya Project

Transgender Mental Health at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine: Strengths and Opportunities

Specifying Silent Transmission of Autism in the Clinical Setting
Ali Anwar, DO


Andrea Giedinghagen, MD



Whitney Nall, MD
5/9/2018 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Resident Education in Smoking Cessation Treatment

Documentation of malingering in the Barnes Jewish Hospital Emergency Department
Sarah Donaldson Vargha, MD


Mahjabeen Ismail, MD
5/16/2018 Faculty Meeting

2016-2017

Date Title Speaker
9/21/2016 Faculty Meeting
9/28/2016 Sugar and Foods from the Points of View of Addiction Neuroscience and Practice Mark Gold, MD
10/5/2016 Navigating the Oxymoron of Academic Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry Steven Mennerick, PhD
10/12/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Infant Eye Movement Links Genetic Susceptibility with Social Impairment in Autism
John Constantino, MD
10/19/2016 Faculty Meeting
10/26/2016 Whither Academic Science Charles Zorumski, MD
11/2/2016 Integrated Nutrition and Child Development: Healthy From The Start Maureen Black, PhD
11/9/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Psychiatric Epidemiology: the next 25 years
Andrew Heath, DPhil
11/16/2016 Faculty Meeting
11/23/2016 Holiday
11/30/2016 Motivational Impairments in Psychopathology: The Role of Effort Based Decision Making Deanna Barch, PhD
12/7/2016 Post – Truth (adjective) – 2016 Word of the Year – Oxford English Dictionary Laura J. Bierut, MD
12/14/2016 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Stem Cell Models of Neuropsychiatric Disease
Celeste Karch, PhD
12/21/2016 Faculty Meeting
12/28/2016 Holiday
1/4/2017 The Roles of Local Astrocyte Support on Presynaptic Function Courtney Sobieski, PhD
1/11/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Developmental Neuroimaging Studies of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
Chad Sylvester, MD
1/18/2017 Faculty Meeting
1/25/2017 Suicidal Ideation in Preschool Children: Why Does it Arise and What Does it Mean? Joan Luby, MD
2/1/2017 Clinical Trials at Wash U Psychiatry: What is Possible Here? Eric Lenze, MD
2/8/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Development of Brain and Cognition in Children with Phenylketonuria
Desiree White, PhD
2/15/2017 Faculty Meeting
2/22/2017 Using Diffuse Optical Tomography to Understand Deep Brain Stimulation’s Impact on Cortical Networks Tamara Hershey, PhD and Adam Eggebrecht, PhD
3/1/2017 Trends in Opioid Abuse: Prescription Opioid Use and the Resurgence of Heroin Theodore Cicero, PhD
3/8/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Stress, Early Experience, & the Developing Brain in Depression
Mike Gaffrey
3/15/2017 Faculty Meeting
3/22/2017 Genomic Approaches to Understand the Genetic Architecture of Neurodegenerative Processes Carlos Cruchaga, PhD
3/29/2017 Stop, Look, and Listen: A Role for Three Developmental Endophenotypes in Deconstructing Psychopathology John Constantino, MD
4/5/2017 Addressing Critical Gaps in the Treatment of Eating Disorders Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft, PhD
4/12/2017 Developmental Psychopathology Series - integrated as part of the Research Seminar
Highs and Lows: Maturing In and Out of Cannabis Use
Arpana Agrawal
4/19/2017 Faculty Meeting
4/26/2017 Studies in Treatment Resistant Depression: Ongoing Studies in CARRMA Charles Conway, MD
5/3/2017 Psychiatric Genetics: History and Current Status John Rice, PhD
5/10/2017 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Neurologic or Psychiatric? A Consult-Liason Case Presentation

Strattera
Keerthi Akkineni


Josh Wilson
5/17/2017 Faculty Meeting