Harvard Catalyst Research Day 2022

Event Agenda

2:00-3:15pm Ceremony
3:15-5:00pm Research Presentations

Welcome
Paul R. Conlin, MD
Director, Clinical and Translational Research Academy

Trainee Presenters
David Goldenholz, MD, PhD – KL2/CMeRIT
How Soon Until AI can Forecast Seizures?

Maria Stamou, MD, PhD – C/T Research Academy
Closing the Missing Heritability Gap in Isolated GnRH Deficiency Through Structural Variation Characterization

Keynote Speaker
Hadine Joffe, MD
Executive Vice Chair, Academic and Faculty Affairs, Department of Psychiatry and Executive Director, Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Paula A. Johnson Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Women’s Health, Harvard Medical School

Presentation of Certificates
Presented by Francie Sullivan

  • Haitham Alabsi, MD
  • Mehreen Elahee, MBBS
  • Madeline Keyes, MD
  • Anita Koshy, MD
  • Michael Kritzer-Cheren, MD, PhD
  • Helen Burton Murray, PhD
  • Jose Rubio, MD
  • Daryl Selen, MD
  • Maria Stamou, MD, PhD
  • Christopher Sudduth, MD

Virtual Poster Presentations

Group 1 Posters: Rheumatology

Moderator: Jonathan Williams, MD

Jose Rubio, MD (BIDMC)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Relationship Between SLE Immune Cell Phenotype and the Risk of Infection

Mehreen Elahee, MBBS (BWH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Expanded PD-1hi HLADR+ CD4+ T Cells Correlate with Lung Disease Severity
in Systemic Sclerosis

Afroditi Boulougoura, MD (BIDMC)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Renal Outcomes in a Cohort of Patients with Lupus Nephritis

Gregory McDermott, MD (BWH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Prevalence and Mortality of Interstitial Lung Abnormalities in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Non-RA Comparators in a Multicenter Prospective Cohort

Janewit Wongboonsin, MD, MS (BWH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Nephrotic Syndrome Genomic Discovery with Electronic-Health Record Linked Biobank

Group 2 Posters: Endocrine

Moderator: Paul Conlin, MD

Madeline Keyes, MD (BCH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Maternal Body Mass Index and Breastfeeding Outcomes: Examining Associations Across Three International Cohorts

Maria Stamou, MD, PhD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Pleiotropy of PROK2/R2 and FGFR1 Genes in Isolated Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

Jacqueline Seiglie, MD (MGH)
KL2/ CMeRIT Awardee 2022
Body mass index and diabetes risk in low- and middle-income countries

Daryl Selen, MD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Physiologic subtypes of gestational glucose intolerance and risk of future prediabetes

Athanasios Bikas, MD, PhD (BWH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Integrative Analysis of Metabolic and Genomic Profiles in Thyroid Cancer

Helen Burton Murray, PhD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
A Biobehavioral Approach to Understand Problematic Avoidant/Restrictive Eating in Adults with Functional Dyspepsia

Group 3 Posters: Oncology/Vascular/ID

Moderator: Seward Rutkove, MD

Lydia Shook, MD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Maternal-Fetal Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 Infection After Vaccination

Christina Manice, MD (BCH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Evaluating Effectiveness of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices

Sanjay Divakaran, MD (BWH)
KL2/ CMeRIT Awardee 2022
Skeletal Muscle Perfusion and Metabolism in Patients with Intermittent Claudication

Christopher Sudduth, MD (BCH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Endothelial Map2k1 Mutation Creates Pro-angiogenic Environment in an Inducible Mouse Strain of Arteriovenous Malformation

Anita Koshy, MD (BIDMC)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
Phase II Study of Abatacept in the Treatment of Steroid-Refractory Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease

Jonathan Paolino, MD (DFCI)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Synergy of Targeted Therapies for Childhood Leukemia

Group 4 Posters: Neuro/Behavioral

Moderator: Darin Dougherty, MD

Jacqueline Clauss, MD, PhD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Measuring risk and resilience in high-risk populations

Daniel Rubin, MD, PhD (MGH)
KL2/ CMeRIT Awardee 2023
Decoding Speech from Human Motor Cortex using an Intracortical Brain Computer Interface

Michael Kritzer-Cheren, MD, PhD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Capstone
The Role of Septal Dynorphin in Modulating Motivated Behaviors

Margaret Ong, MD (BCH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Associations of Human Milk Oligosaccharides with Brain Development in Very Preterm Infants

Samuel Snider, MD (BWH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
Multi-Modality MRI for Disability Prediction After Traumatic Brain Injury

Daniel Goldenholz, MD, PhD (BIDMC)
KL2/ CMeRIT Awardee 2022
How soon until AI can forecast seizures

Marc Weinberg, MD, PhD (MGH)
C/T Research Academy – Preliminary Findings
BCG and Alzheimer’s Disease: Beneficial Effects from a Century-Old Tuberculosis Vaccine.