Agenda

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

7:30-8:00 amPre-conference registration and breakfast
8:00-8:30 amGreetings

Dr. Terry Klassen, CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
8:30am-12:00 pmWISDOM & CHRIM mentorship pre-conference symposium

"Equity, diversion, inclusion - navigating the scientific landscape"

Session Chairs:
Dr. Kristy Wittmeier, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee, Manitoba Centre for Proteomics & Systems Biology; Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

8:30am – Intro to WISDOM (Neeloffer Mookherjee)

8:45am – Jamilah Hackworth, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

9:45am – Marcia Anderson, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing

10:45am – Coffee Break

11:00am-12:00pm – Panel discussion (Kristy Wittmeier)
12:00-1:15 pmLunch and conference registration
1:30-2:00 pmOpening greetings

1:30pm – Dr. Terry Klassen, CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

1:35pm – Elder Sherry Copenace, Treaty 3, University of Manitoba

1:55pm – Scott Lancaster, Board Chair, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
2:00-3:00 pmTBD

Dr. Mike Mendelson
3:00-3:15 pmDREAM trainee speaker
3:15-3:30 pmBreak
3:30-4:00 pmExercise and extracellular vesicles in health and disease

Dr. Ayesha Saleem, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
4:00-5:00 pmCellular energy sensing and metabolism: implications for treating diabetes

Dr. Greg Steinberg, McMaster University
5:00-5:15 pmDREAM trainee speaker
5:15 pmClosing remarks

Dr. Terry Klassen, CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
7:30-10:00 pmTrainee mixer

Location: The Blaze at the Delta Hotel

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

7:30-8:25 amBreakfast and registration
8:30-8:45 amOpening greetings

8:30am – Dr. Terry Klassen, CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

8:35am – Dr. Gary Glavin, Vice-President (Research & International), University of Manitoba

8:40am – Dr. Shyamala Dakshinamurti, Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
8:45-9:45 amDisentangling social and chemical environmental influences on childhood asthma disparities: moving toward the exposome concept

Dr. Rosalind Wright, Kravis Children's Hospital; Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
9:45-10:00 amBOB trainee speaker
10:00-10:15 amBreak
10:15-11:15 amLung microbiome: acquisition and role in chronic lung disease of prematurity

Dr. Vivek Lal, University of Alabama
11:15-12:00 pmTBD

Dr. Richard Keijzer, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
12:00-12:45 pmLunch
12:45-1:00 pmAfternoon greetings

Dr. Andrew Halayko, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
1:00-2:00 pmLessons from Wilm's Tumor multi-omics data integration: obtaining biologically relevant information

Dr. Tobias Karakach, National Research Council of Canada
2:00-3:30 pmGoodbear's Den

3:30-6:00 pmPoster session and vendor show

6:30-9:00 pmPublic event: Pop culture vs. science: how to survive the avalanche of health (mis)information!

Timothy Caulfield, University of Alberta

6:30pm – Coffee

7:00pm – Presentation

 

Thursday, October 24, 2019

7:30-8:00 amBreakfast and registration
8:00-9:00 amGrand Rounds: scienceploitation, unproven therapies & the public face of research

Timothy Caulfield, University of Alberta
9:10-10:00 amTBD

Dr. Peter Rosenbaum, McMaster University
10:00-10:55 amTBD

Dr. Allison Gerlach & Dr. Margo Greenwood
10:55-11:10 amBreak
11:10 am-12:10 pmPanel presentation

Dr. Peter Rosenbaum, Dr. Allison Gerlach & Dr. Margo Greenwood
12:15-12:45 pmLunch
12:45-1:00 pmAfternoon greetings

Dr. Nathan Nickel, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
1:00-1:45 pmMendelian randomization: integration of genetics with population health data to improve causal inference

Dr. Kaitlin Wade, Bristol Medical School
1:45-2:15 pmTBD

Dr. Nathan Nickel, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
2:15-2:30 pmDEVOTION trainee speaker
2:30-3:00 pmBreak
3:00-3:45 pmIntegrating data. Integrating communities

Dr. Fiona Brinkman, Simon Fraser University
3:45-4:15 pmUsing electronic medical record data for surveillance and research of the most common diseases in children

Dr. Alex Singer, University of Manitoba
4:15-4:30 pmDEVOTION trainee speaker
4:30-5:30 pmBreak
5:30-9:00 pmAwards dinner and gala

5:30pm – Cocktails

6:00pm – Dinner

Emcee: Dr. Terry Klassen, CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Greetings:

Stefano Grande, CEO, Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba

Christina Weise, CEO, Research Manitoba

Dr. Brian Postl, Dean, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba