Indiana CTSI Retreat at Indiana University – Canceled

When:
April 23, 2020 @ 8:15 am – 2:15 pm America/Indiana/Indianapolis Timezone
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Where:
President's Hall in Franklin Hall
601 E Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington
IN 47405
Cost:
Free

Due to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and with the health and safety of our guests in mind, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Retreat at Indiana University scheduled for April 23 has been canceled.

Organizers hope to bring the event back in 2021 with the same theme, “Addressing Mental Health in Indiana — From the lab bench to communities.”

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The theme for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Retreat at Indiana University is, “Addressing Mental Health in Indiana — From the lab bench to communities.”

Tentative agenda for Thursday, April 23, 2020

8:15 am – Registration and continental breakfast, posters/booths of IU-Bloomington Indiana CTSI cores

Welcome and introduction

9:00 am – Introduction: Joel Ybe, PhD, IU-Bloomington navigator; Jeff Zaleski, PhD, IU Interim Vice Provost for Research

9:15 am – Indiana CTSI activities on mental health: Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, Indiana CTSI Founding Director

Meeting federal and state challenges

9:30 am – “The State of Dementia in Indiana and What Communities are doing to Address It,” Sarah Renner, Director, Division of Aging, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration; Natalie Sutton, Chapter Executive, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana Chapter; Dustin Ziegler, Vice President of Community Programs, Central Indiana Council On Aging Inc. (CICOA) Aging and In-Home Solutions

10:00 am – Taha Ben Saad, MD, MBA, FAAP, Director of Clinical Medicine, Neonatology, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

10:30 am – “NIA Research Update: Dementia Science, Policy and Practice,” Melinda Kelley, PhD, Director, Office of Legislation, Policy and International Activities, NIA/NIH

11:00 am – Break

IU-Bloomington research activities

11:15 am – “A new cognitive neuroscience lab in Kenya: Understanding neurocognitive function in children born to mothers with HIV,” Megan McHenry, MD, Department of Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine

11:30 am – “Using memory search and fMRI to study cerebellar mechanisms of thought disorder,” Peter Todd, PhD, Provost Professor, Director, Cognitive Science Program, IU-Bloomington

11:45 am – “Psychology of sexual assault: Psychological correlates of sexual aggression perpetration,” Zoe Peterson, PhD, Director of Sexual Assault Research Initiative, Kinsey Institute, Indiana University

12:00 pm – Lunch, informal round table discussion with Josh Gordon, MD, PhD (National Institute of Mental Health), and Melinda Kelley, PhD (NIA), breakout sessions

Outlook

1:00 pm – “Even a small hit matters: acute and chronic subconcussive neural injury,” Keisuke Kawata, PhD, School of Public Health, Department of Kinesiology, IU-Bloomington

1:15 pm – “Immune alterations and psychiatric disorders,” Shin-ichi Kano, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1:30 pm – “Opportunities in translation: An NIMH perspective,” Josh Gordon, MD, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health director, NIH

Closing remarks

2:00 pm – Jeff Zaleski, PhD, IU Interim Vice Provost for Research

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