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  • 8:50am – Opening/Welcome
  • 9am - Trainee Rapid Fire Session
    • Savannah Tate “Exploratory assessment of diurnal bruxism in autism"
    • Lukman Ismaila “Impact of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) level on Cortical Reorganization”
    • Benjamin Schindel “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Suicide Risk Screenings within Pediatric Neurodevelopmental and Related Clinics”
    • Allison Kalinousky “Investigating long term potentiation in Kabuki syndrome”
    • Dawn Lammert “Neurotransmitter homeostasis and anapleurosis in neonatal brain injury”
    • Shreya Sriram “Risk Factors and Prevalence of Vestibular and Auditory Dysfunction in a Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Population”
  • 10am - Break
  • 10:15am – Mentor Keynote Speaker - Douglas N. Robinson, PhD - "Mentees - a Privilege, not a Right"
  • 11am - Poster Session I
  • 12pm – Lunch
  • 12:15pm - 2020 Goldstein Innovation Awardee: Luke Kalb - "Evaluation of a Parent-Mediated Mental Health Crisis Prevention Program in Autistic Youth: A Randomized Clinical Trial"
  • 12:45pm - 2024 Goldstein Innovation Grant Awardees Announced


  • 1pm - Poster Session II
  • 2pm - Faculty and Staff Talks Session I
    • Paul Salib “Coping with pain: Thought patterns and interference with daily activities in communicative adults with cerebral palsy”
    • Aliyah Allick “Global White Matter Changes and Associations with Cognition in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease”
    • Daniel Lidstone “HaptiKart: A Novel Videogame for Assessing Proprioception vs. Visual Bias in Children with Autism”
  • 2:50pm - Break
  • 3:05pm - Faculty and Staff Talks Session II
    • Chase Solomon “R183Q GNAQ Sturge-Weber syndrome Leptomeningeal and Cerebrovascular Developmental Mouse Model”
    • Bayley Lindsay “Delivery of DARS2-AAV9 as a Potential Therapeutic Approach for Leukoencephalopathy with Brainstem and Spinal Cord Involvement and Lactate Elevation”
  • 3:35pm - Closing