Agenda

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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

Dr. Terry Klassen, CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
8:30 am - 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 (Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee)

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

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

10:45am – Coffee Break

11:00am-12:00pm – Panel discussion (Dr. Kristy Wittmeier)
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmLunch and conference registration
1:30 pm - 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 pm - 3:00 pmDissecting epigenetic contributors to the intergenerational inheritance of cardiometabolic disease in human populations

Dr. Mike Mendelson
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmDREAM trainee speaker
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmHarnessing the potential of extracellular vesicles to treat metabolism-related disorders

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

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

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

Location: The Blaze at the Delta Hotel

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

7:30 am - 8:25 amBreakfast and registration
8:30 am - 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 (Session Chair)
8:45 am - 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 am - 10:00 amBOB trainee speaker
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak
10:15 am - 11:15 amLung microbiome: acquisition and role in chronic lung disease of prematurity

Dr. Vivek Lal, University of Alabama
11:15 am - 12:00 pmMiRacles for babies with abnormal lung development and a hole in their diaphragm

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

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

Dr. Tobias Karakach, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmGoodbear's Den

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

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

Professor Timothy Caulfield, University of Alberta

6:30pm – Coffee

7:00pm – Presentation

 

Thursday, October 24, 2019

7:30 am - 8:00 amBreakfast and registration
7:55 am - 8:00 amGreetings

Dr. Patricia Birk, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba
8:00 am - 9:00 amDepartment of Pediatrics & Child Health Grand Rounds: Scienceploitation, unproven therapies & the public face of research

Professor Timothy Caulfield, University of Alberta
9:10 am - 10:00 amResearch in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics: Is this an Oxymoron? Reflections from a life in the trenches


Dr. Peter Rosenbaum, McMaster University
10:00 am - 11:00 amOrienting children's rehabilitation towards equity

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

Dr. Peter Rosenbaum, Dr. Allison Gerlach, Dr. Margo Greenwood, Dr. Ana Hanlon-Dearman, Ms. Carrie Costello, Ms. Rachel Vanderzwaag
12:15 pm - 12:45 pmLunch
12:45 pm - 1:00 pmAfternoon greetings

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

Dr. Kaitlin Wade, Bristol Medical School
1:45 pm - 2:15 pmLeveraging and Integrating Cross-Sector Whole-Population Data for Child Health and Development Research

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

Dr. Fiona Brinkman, Simon Fraser University
3:45 pm - 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 pm - 4:30 pmDEVOTION trainee speaker
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBreak
5:30 pm - 9:00 pmAwards dinner + 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

Cheryl Susinski, Executive Director, Rehabilitation Centre for Children