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Center for Children's Health Research Seminar

The Center for Children's Health Research (CCHR) is intended to serve as a forum for presentations and discussion on research topics involving children’s wellbeing. The intent is to bring together scientists from wide variety of disciplines including those outside the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Presentations are generally scheduled on the second Friday of each month from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m

Upcoming Presentations

December 15, 2013

George A. Porter Jr, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology

Past Presentations

  • "The Role of Inflammation in the Relation Between Social Factors and Suicidal Thought and Behaviors"
    Anna Defayette, Ph.D.
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide

  • Jin Xiao, D.D.S., Ph.D.
    Associate Professor (SMD Dentistry)
  • "What’s in the Bottle: Infant Feeding Type Impacts on Physiology
    Bridget E. Young, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor (SMD Peds Allergy/Immunology)
  • "Development of ACE-tRNA Technologies for Nonsense-Associated Cystic Fibrosis"
    John D. Lueck, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor (Department of Parmacology and Physiology, Department of Neurology, Center for RNA Biology)

For questions about this seminar series or to access recordings of past presentations, please email