Research Seminars

January 2017

Specialized Sodium Channels in Nociception

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Theodore R. Cummins, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Biology

Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

Host:  Lingle

Optogenetic Silencing of CGRP-expressing Sensory Neurons Implicates a Role in Neuropathic Pain

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD

Professor

Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Medical College of Wisconsin

Host:  Mohapatra

February 2017

Sonic Hedgehog: It’s not just a video game!

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Howard Gutstein, MD

Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

University of Pittsburgh

Host:  Evers/Gereau

Synaptic Mechanisms Maintaining Persistent Cocaine and Methamphetamine Craving

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Marina E. Wolf, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Neuroscience

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Synaptic Mechanisms Maintaining Persistent Cocaine and Methamphetamine Craving

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Marina E. Wolf, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Neuroscience

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Host:  Bruchas/Moron-Concepcion

March 2017

Autism and Pain

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Ru-Rong Ji, PhD

Professor

Department of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology

Chief of Pain Research, Anesthesiology

Duke University Medical Center

Autism and Pain

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Ru-Rong Ji, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology

Chief of Pain Research, Anesthesiology

Duke University Medical Center

Host:  Liu

Chemical Regulation of Breathing: Neuronal Sensors and Molecular Detectors

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Douglas A. Bayliss, PhD

Professor and Chair of Pharmacology

Professor of Anesthesiology

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Chemical Regulation of Breathing: Neuronal Sensors and Molecular Detectors

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Douglas A. Bayliss, PhD

Professor and Chair of Pharmacology

Professor of Anesthesiology

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Host:  Cao

Opiates: Entering and Exiting the Roundabout

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Christopher J. Evans, PhD

Stefan Hatos Professor

Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

Director, UCLA Brain Research Institute

UCLA

Opiates: Entering and Exiting the Roundabout

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Christopher J. Evans, PhD

Stefan Hatos Professor

Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

Director, UCLA Brain Research Institute

UCLA

Host:  Bruchas/Moron-Concepcion

Peripheral Mechanisms Underlying Headache

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Dan Levy, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

Peripheral Mechanisms Underlying Headache

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Dan Levy, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

Host:  Cao

April 2017

Chronic Pain: A Clinical Psychologist’s Approach

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Matthew S. Herbert

Postdoctoral Fellow

Center for Excellence for Stress and Mental Health

VA San Diego Healthcare System

Chronic Pain: A Clinical Psychologist’s Approach

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Matthew S. Herbert, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Center for Excellence for Stress and Mental Health

VA San Diego Healthcare System

Mechanisms of Drug Addiction: The Medial Habenula-IPN Circuit

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Mariella De Biasi, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Department of Psychiatry

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Host:  Bruchas

Mechanisms of Drug Addiction: The Medial Habenula-IPN circuit

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Mariella De Biasi, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Department of Psychiatry

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Host:  Bruchas

Going in Circles with Opioids for the Treatment of Pain

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Frank Porreca, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology

The University of Arizona College of Medicine

Host: Moron-Concepcion

Going in Circles with Opioids for the Treatment of Pain

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Frank Porreca, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology

The University of Arizona College of Medicine

Host:  Moron-Concepcion

May 2017

The Neurobiology of Cancer Pain

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Brian L. Schmidt, DDS, MD, PhD

Professor

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Director, Bluestone Center for Clinical Research

New York University College of Dentistry

Host:  Mohapatra

The role of distinct extended amygdala corticotropin releasing factor neurons in addiction

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Dennis R. Sparta, PhD

Assistant Professor

Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology

University of Maryland School of Medicine

June 2017

The Upside to Opioids: How opioids protect from myocardial injury through TRP Channels

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Eric R. Gross, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Stanford University

Modulation of the endogenous cannabinoid system yields opioid sparing analgesic effects in mice: Clinical Promise and Potential

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Jenny L. Wilkerson, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Virginia Commonwealth University

Medical College of Virginia

Evaluation of risk-assessment models for predicting clinical drug-drug interactions mediated by CYP3A4 inhibition

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Hisham Qosa, PhD

ORISE Research Fellow

Division of Applied Regulatory Science

Office of Clinical Pharmacology

Food and Drug Administration

September 2017

Synthesis of Opioid Receptor Probes with Biased Signaling and Mixed Agonism/Antagonism

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Susruta Majumdar, PhD

Assistant Attending

Department of Neurology

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

December 2017

Dynamic Neural Mechanisms of Pain Perception, and Molecular Remodeling by Opioids

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Gregory F. Corder, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine

Neurosciences Institute

Dynamic Neural Mechanisms of Pain Perception, and Molecular Remodeling by Opioids

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Gregory F. Corder, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine

Neurosciences Institute

March 2018

TBA

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS

Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor

Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

UCSF School of Medicine

Thinking about cognition: Research challenges and opportunities

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS

Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor

Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care

UCSF School of Medicine

May 2018

General Anesthesia, Sedation and the Concept of Biomimetic Sleep

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Oluwaseun Johnson-Akeju, MD, MMSc

Assistant Professor

Massachusetts General Hospital

General Anesthesia, Sedation and the Concept of Biomimetic Sleep

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Oluwaseun Johnson-Akeju, MD, MMSc

Assistant Professor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Nociceptors to Neural Networks: Mechanisms of Chronic Pelvic Pain

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Melissa A. Farmer, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Biopsychosocial Determinants of Pain Disparities in Disadvantaged Subgroups

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Burel Goodin, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

University of Alabama Birmingham

TBA

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Chad M. Brummett, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Director, Clinical Anesthesia Research & Pain Research

University of Michigan

June 2018

Optogenetically-Inspired Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Addiction

CSRB-NTA 401

Meaghan Creed, HBSc, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacology

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Resolving Basal Ganglia Circuits to Understand Obesity

CSRB-NTA 401

Alexxai V. Kravitz, PhD

Investigator

Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

(NIDDK)

Exercise Metabolomics in a High Risk Patient Population – Implications for Perioperative and Critical Care Medicine

CSRB-NTA 401

S. Kendall Smith, MD, PhD

Critical Care Medicine Fellow

Department of Anesthesiology

Duke University

July 2018

Microglia Modulation as a Target for Chronic Pain

CSRB - North Tower Addition, Conference Room 401

Vivianne  L. Tawfik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Director, Fellowship in Anesthesia Research & Medicine (FARM) Program

Stanford University School of Medicine

Microglial Modulation as a Target for Chronic Pain

CSRB-North Tower Addition, Conf. Rm. 401

Vivianne L. Tawfik, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Director, Fellowship in Anesthesia Research & Medicine (FARM) Program

Stanford University

August 2018

Lipid and Anesthetic Modulation of Pentameric Ligand-Gated Ion Channels

CSRB-NTA 401

Wayland Cheng, MD, PhD

Instructor in Anesthesiology

Washington University School of Medicine

September 2018

Bacterial Interactions with the Nervous System in Pain and Host Defense

CSRB-NTA 401

Isaac Chiu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology

Harvard Medical School

October 2018

General Anesthesia, Sleep and Pain

CSRB-NTA 401

Fan Wang, PhD

Professor

Department of Neurobiology

Duke University Medical Center

Cell Transplants to Treat the “Disease” of Neuropathic Pain

CSRB-NTA 401

Allan Basbaum, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Anatomy

UCSF

November 2018

Hospital-Level Disparities in Sepsis Outcomes: The Potential Role of Regionalized Health Systems

CSRB-NTA 401

Uchenna R. Ofoma, MD, MS

Associate, Division of Critical Care Medicine

Geisinger Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Temple University

Pulmonary Physiology at the Bedside

CSRB-NTA 401

Daniel S. Talmor, MD, MPH

Chief, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Medicine and Critical Care

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Professor of Anesthesiology

Harvard Medical School

December 2018

An Essential Role of Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Protein in Aging and Stress

CSRB-NTA 401

Rui Xiao, PhD

Assistant Professor

Institute on Aging

Department of Aging & Geriatric Research

University of Florida