Grand Rounds AY21




    (with link to Blog post with archived recording)

Matthew Schrag, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Searching for common pathways underlying diverse neurodegenerative pathologies in Alzheimer's disease

9/11/20 Psychiatry MM&I (Recordings not available for
MM&I Conferences)

Kathryn Humphreys, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Vanderbilt University

Current Directions in Field of Early Adversity 

9/25/20 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Division Case Conference

A Series of Unfortunate Events:  Providing Trauma Informed Care for Homeless Youth 


Sam Golden, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Structure
Center of Excellence in Neurobiology of Addiction, Pain, and Emotion (NAPE)
University of Washington and School of Medicine

Learning to Aggress: behavioral and neural mechanisms of aggression reward

10/16/20 Psychology Division Case Conference 

PATH to affirmative medical care for transgender/gender diverse youth: A guide for mental health providers


Orr Endowed Lecture in Addiction Psychiatry:
Joji Suzuki, MD

Associate Psychiatrist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Treatment of hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder


John C. Gore, PhD
Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Imaging Science
Hertha Ramsey Cress University Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Functional MRI of White Matter (?)

11/4/20 Psychiatry MM&I (Recordings not available for
MM&I Conferences)

Blair Simpson, MD, PhD
Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Director, Center for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

Leveraging Science to Advance Treatments for OCD

11/20/20 Cody Siciliano, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research
Vanderbilt University
Neural activity signatures of compulsive substance use
12/11/20 Paul Grof, MD, PhD
Director of the Mood Disorders Centre of Ottawa
Lithium and Bipolar Illness: The risky business of short-selling gold-standard, evidence-based treatment
12/18/20 F. Xavier Castellanos, MD
Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine 
Neuroimaging of ADHD: Crisis and Opportunity
1/8/21 Addiction Division Case Conference

ADHD, stimulants, and addiction treatment

1/15/21 Zachary Warren, PhD
Executive Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, TRIAD
Director, Autism Research, Department of Pediatrics and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Autism Research Registry Faculty Director, IDDRC Clinical Translational Core B
Deputy Director of Community Engagement, Frist Center for Autism & Innovation
Improving Systems of Care for Early Identification of ASD: The Potential Value and Costs of Telemedicine
1/22/21 Hollender Endowed Lecture in Geriatric Psychiatry: Bret Ruterford, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Dopaminergic Decline, Psychomotor Slowing, and Late Life Depression: Toward Precision Interventions for Older Adults

General Psychiatry Division Case Conference(Recordings not available for this 
Division Case Conference)

What is Schizophrenia?
2/5/21 Harold Jordan Lecture honoring Diversity and Inclusion: Ruth Shim, MD, MPH
Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry
Director of Cultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Social (In)Justice and Mental Health

Thilo Womelsdorf, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Vanderbilt University

Cognitive flexibility: Behavioral modeling, interneuron-specific correlates and network-level mechanisms

Jenni Blackford, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Division of Psychology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Anxiety and addiction: building a reverse translational model
3/12/21 Michael Tramontana, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Sciences
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Traumatic brain injury-related attention deficits: Findings and insights from controlled treatment trials of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate
4/2/21 Geriatric Division Case Conference Management of Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia
4/9/21 Stephan Heckers, MD, MSc
William P. and Henry B. Test Professor
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
What is Psychosis?
4/16/21 Luton Endowed Lecture in General Psychiatry:
Francis Lee, MD
Translating Neurotrophin Biology to Understand Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
4/23/21 Barbara Gay Lecture in Child
Joan Luby, MD
Early Experience and Brain Development:  Informing a New Science of Neurodevelopmental Optimization
4/30/20 Katherine McDonell, MD Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Early Huntington Disease
5/14/21 Department Retreat  
5/28/21 Michael Halassa Thalamocortical interactions in cognitive control and flexibility

Research Award Winner
Seth Christman, MD

Older than stated age: Machine learning, late-life depression, and accelerated aging
6/11/21 Academic Psychiatry Day
Reed Omary, MD
How to Spark Innovation in Health Care