On May 17, 2022, the first annual Gary W. Goldstein, MD Research Symposium was held at Kennedy Krieger Institute to highlight and celebrate the hard work done by faculty, staff and trainees throughout the year.

The event included more than 19  presentations as follows:



Bela Turk

Machine learning approaches in Adrenomyeloneuropathy trajectory prediction

Julia Stabinska

Noninvasive assessment of unilateral ureter obstruction using dynamic contrast-enhanced MR-CEST urography

Chunming Gu

Noninvasive imaging of the small arterial blood vessels in the entire human brain

Regina Fernandez

Adaptations of Fatty Acid Metabolism After Neonatal Brain Injury

Anne George

Repairing infant social behavior after adversity: Chemogenetics in the rat pup amygdala

Chongxue Bie

Determining glycogen load in Lafora Disease mouse model using non-invasive MRI

Adrian Avingos

The Relationship Between Dual Task Efficiency and Useful Field of View in Youth Clinically Recovered from Concussion and Uninjured Controls

Laura Rice

Mindful Movement Intervention in an Urban Public School Setting is Associated with Improvements in Behavioral, Motor and Cognitive Control

Grace Steward

The Representation of Subjective Cognitive Effort Value in the Human Brain

Maura Collins

Adaptation of an Executive Functioning Curriculum: A Pilot Study

Yuma Kitasi

Targeted Neuroimmunomodulatory Therapies for Functional Improvement in Cerebral Palsy



Roma Vasa, MD

Phenomenology of Anxiety in Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Lisa Jacobson, PhD

Leveraging Epic Data to Facilitate Research

Erin Jones

Parent Satisfaction with Outpatient Telemedicine Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study

Isaac Chen

Screening for Delirium during Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Predicts Cognitive Outcomes at discharge

Keri Rosch, PhD

ADHD-Related Sex Differences in Delay Discounting and Cognitive Control in Childhood Predict Adolescent Substance Use and Self-Harm

Micah Plotkin

Examination of cerebellar gray matter volumes in boys and girls with autism using ROI-based and VBM-based approaches

Shannon Hu and Katherine Packard

Emergent Role of Lateral Habenula in Social Behavior During Development

Matt Elrick, MD, PhD

Nuclear pore complex dysfunction in Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Additionally the 2022 annual presentation of the Gary Goldstein Innovation awards were given to: 

Michael McMahon, PhD

Title: Evaluation  of  Iopamidol  based  MRI  pH  imaging  for  monitoring  spinal cord  injury  patients  with Neurogenic  Bladder

Alison Pritchard, PhD, ABPP

Title: The Impact of Oral Iron Supplementation on Brain Iron Concentrations, ADHD & Restless Legs Syndrome

The Trainee award went to:

Anne George (Opendak Lab)