Kennedy Krieger Institute held its second annual Gary W. Goldstein, MD, Research Symposium on June 8. This symposium honors the research vision and legacy of our former President and CEO by showcasing the breadth of cutting-edge research being done here today.

The second annual event had more than 100 attendees and 16 presentations.

The 2023 Gary W. Goldstein Research Innovation Fund awards were given to:

  • Maya Opendak, PhD
    •  Title: A role for endocannabinoid signaling in social behaviordisruption following early adversity
  • Adrian Svingos, PhD
    •  Title: Toward Precision Rehabilitation in Pediatric Concussion

The Trainee Rapid Fire Award went to:

  • Chelsea Valery
    • Title: Presymptomatic Treatment in Children with Sturge-Weber Syndrome

View 2023 Event Schedule

Trainee Poster Day

The LEND Program hosted Trainee Poster Day on April 4, 2023. Research results, clinical, community-bases and quality improvement project posters were presented.

There were two sessions and trainees presented posters, which were judged on the following themes:

  • Maternal and child health, health disparities
  • Neurodevelopmental and related disabilities
  • Disability advocacy

There were more than 30 poster presented. For the full list, click below.

View Full List of Poster Presentations

The Trainee Award Went To: