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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

DPRG Seminar Schedule

Spring 2014

All seminars are on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:45 AM at The Children's Hospital, Gary Pavilion, in the Denver Room. Prior to each seminar there is a "coffee hour" from 9:30 - 10:00 AM.  

January 14
Susan Hepburn, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, UCD
Extending a Longitudinal Study of ASD into Adolescence
January 28
Zeynep Biringen, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Human Development and Family Studies, CSU
Madalynn Neu, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado College of Nursing
Feasibility of a psychosocial tele-intervention to enhance dyadic responsivity and decrease maternal stress when infants have feeding problems.
February 11
Robin Gabriels, Psy.D., Associate Professor, Depts. of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, UCD
Autism and Developmental Disabilities Inpatient Research Collaborative: Characterization of the Severely Affected Autism Population
(DPRG Executive Committee meeting immediately following the presentation)
February 25
Tim Benke, MD, PhD, Associate Professor  Depts. Of Pediatrics, Neurology, Pharmacology, Otolaryngology,& Neuroscience Program, Medical Director, Rett Clinic, Co Director, Pediatric Neurology Research, UCD
Mechanisms of altered plasticity underlying a rat model of autism and intellectual disability.
Phosphorylation of FMRP and alterations of FMRP complex underlie enhanced mLTD in adult rats triggered by early life seizures
March 11
Guido Frank, MD, Assistant Professor, Depts. of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, UCD
Advancing brain research in eating disorders
Karl Pfenninger, MD, Professor, Depts. of Pediatrics and of Cell and Developmental Biology, UCD
The Neurodevelopmental Perspective of APP Function, in Health and Disease
April 8
Cynthia Hartung, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Wyoming
Preliminary Evaluation of a Combined Group- and Individual-Treatment for College Students with ADHD
April 22
Ann Ryenolds, MD, Associate Professor in Pediatrics, UCD
(DPRG Executive Committee meeting immediately following the presentation)
Monday, May 12
DPRG Conference
Translational neuroscience and biomarkers: Implications for interventions in mental health

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Affiliated Seminars

Affect Seminar
Perinatal Vulnerability to Psychosis Research Group


If you are interested in joining any of these groups, contact the leader. If there is an area not covered that you think there would be interest in, contact the DPRG.