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November 10, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 PM
WPIC Auditorium

WPIC Clinical Grand Rounds
Identifying and Managing Youth at Risk for Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders

Peter Bachman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Danella Hafeman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Boris Birmaher, MD
Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


All UPMC Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend.

September 21, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM
WPIC Auditorium

WPIC Wide Journal Club
Mismatch Negativity in Schizophrenia as a Biomarker

Erickson MA, Ruffle A, Gold JM. (2016). A Meta-Analysis of Mismatch Negativity in Schizophrenia: From Clinical Risk to Disease Specificity and Progression. Biol Psychiatry. 15;79(12):980-7
Alfie Sklar, MD, PhD (PGY2 Psychiatry Resident)
Dean F. Salisbury, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry)
Invited Expert: Peter M. Bachman, PhD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry)

This series of mentored Journal Club presentations of the latest and potentially most influential research findings aims to allow attendees to use the knowledge gained from a critical analysis of the latest research from across the neuroscience and social science literature to guide their own further reading and enhance evidence based practice. All UPMC faculty and staff are invited to attend.

September 7, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM
WPIC 413 A&B or Auditorium

WPIC Wide Journal Club
ω- Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Conversion to Psychosis in the Ultrahigh Risk

McGorry PD, Nelson B, Markulev C, Yuen HP, Schäfer MR, Mossaheb N, Schlögelhofer M, Smesny S, Hickie IB, Berger GE, Chen EY, de Haan L, Nieman DH, Nordentoft M, Riecher-Rössler A, Verma S, Thompson A, Yung AR, Amminger GP. (2017). Effect of ω- Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Young People at Ultrahigh Risk for Psychotic Disorders: The NEURAPRO Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 1;74(1):19-27. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.2902
Joshua Riley-Graham, MD, PhD (PGY2 Psychiatry Resident)
Chair: David Yankura, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry)
Invited Experts: Drs. Deepak K. Sarpal (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) and Kadiamada N.R. Chengappa (Professor of Psychiatry)

This series of mentored Journal Club presentations of the latest and potentially most influential research findings aims to allow attendees to use the knowledge gained from a critical analysis of the latest research from across the neuroscience and social science literature to guide their own further reading and enhance evidence based practice. All UPMC faculty and staff are invited to attend.

June 15, 2017
WPIC Resident Grand Rounds
A Schizophrenia-Associated Mutation in Kalirin Impacts Cell-Specific Dendritic Morphogenesis

Presented by Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD (PGY4, General Psychiatry)
Discussants: Colleen A. McClung, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science), Michael J. Travis, MD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry), Robert A. Sweet, MD (UPMC Endowed Professor in Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Neurology)


All UPMC Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend.

January 5, 2017
WPIC Wide Journal Club
A Rationale Reason for Risperidone Response: Can PharmACogenetics Predict Treatment Response in Schizophrenia?

Heide J, Zhang F, Bigos KL, Mann SA, Carr VJ, Shannon Weickert C, Green MJ, Weinberger DR, Vandenberg JI. (2015). Differential Response to Risperidone in Schizophrenia Patients by KCNH2 Genotype and Drug Metabolizer Status. Am J Psychiatry. 2016 Jan;173(1):53-9
Presented by Ian Kratter, MD, PhD (PGY2 General Track Resident)
Chair: Kaleena C. Chilcote, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry)
Invited Experts: Drs. James M. Stevenson (Assistant Professor of Pharmacy & Therapeutics) and Vishwajit L. Nimgaonkar, MD, PhD (Professor of Psychiatry and Human Genetics)

This series of mentored Journal Club presentations of the latest and potentially most influential research findings aims to allow attendees to use the knowledge gained from a critical analysis of the latest research from across the neuroscience and social science literature to guide their own further reading and enhance evidence based practice. All UPMC faculty and staff are invited to attend.

December 1, 2016
WPIC Wide Journal Club
A Biomarker Panel for Schizophrenia

Chan MK, Krebs MO, Cox D, Guest PC, Yolken RH, Rahmoune H, Rothermundt M, Steiner J, Leweke FM, van Beveren NJ, Niebuhr DW, Weber NS, Cowan DN, Suarez-Pinilla P, Crespo-Facorro B, Mam-Lam-Fook C, Bourgin J, Wenstrup RJ, Kaldate RR, Cooper JD, Bahn S. (2015). Development of a blood-based molecular biomarker test for identification of schizophrenia before disease onset. Transl Psychiatry. 2015 Jul 14;5:e601
Presented by Amy Silberschmidt, MD (PGY2 Child Track Resident)
Chair: Michael J. Travis, MD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry)
Invited Experts: Drs. Peter Bachman (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) and Vishwajit L. Nimgaonkar, MD, PhD (Professor of Psychiatry and Human Genetics)

This series of mentored Journal Club presentations of the latest and potentially most influential research findings aims to allow attendees to use the knowledge gained from a critical analysis of the latest research from across the neuroscience and social science literature to guide their own further reading and enhance evidence based practice. All UPMC faculty and staff are invited to attend.

 
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