February 22

Improving Pediatric Care through Coordination and Collaboration

Abigail Schlesinger, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
February 25

EpiBrain Journal Club

Blood-brain Barrier Breakdown is an Early Biomarker of Human Cognitive Dysfunction Hosted by Drs. Beth Shaaban and Andrea Rosso
March 1

Detecting Association Between Genetic Variation and Complex Disease and the Etiological Pathways Connecting Them: Maximizing What We Can Learn from the Data

Kathryn Roeder, PhD UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences, Departments of Statistics and Data Science and Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University
March 13

Using Neuroscience to Inform Clinical Thinking: Applications to Pediatric Anxiety 

Daniel Pine, MD Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience
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