Join us as we recognize emerging leaders in pediatric research and participate in a forum to learn about their science.

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Colket Translational Research Building, Room 1100-B

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Colket Translational Research Building, Room 1100-B

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
CPR Under the Hood, What Millions of Data Points Tell Us About the Patient
William Landis, BSE, Research Project Engineer, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Nominated by: Robert Berg, MD

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Precision Medicine in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Noor Dawany, PhD, Principal Bioinformatics Scientist, Biomedical and Health Informatics
Nominated by: Judith Kelsen, MD and Marcella Devoto, PhD

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A Startling Idea: Using the Startle Reflex to Quickly Take Control of an Autonomous Vehicle During Pre-crash Events
Valentina Graci, PhD, MSc, Research Scientist I, Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Nominated by: Kristy Arbogast, PhD

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch & Networking to Follow Presentations

This series, organized by the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP), recognizes exceptional non-faculty researchers-in-training and research staff who have produced high impact research at Children's Hospital. All speakers for the series have been nominated by their Department Chair, Division Chief or Faculty Mentor and represent a variety of scientific disciplines and research areas.

Program Goals

  • Provide a forum for outstanding non-faculty researchers to present and discuss their science
  • Celebrate the successes of future leaders in pediatric research
  • Build community and collaborating among colleagues and the broader CHOP community

Registration for this event is requested as there are a limited number of spots available.

Register HERE for March 20th.

Contact Janet Stuart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 2670426-7496 for more information about the program.