Student Presentations

Our medical students work closely with The BRAIN Center team and present empirical findings each week on various related subjects. They are summarized here.

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Topics of previous presentations:

  • The Genetics of Bipolar Disorder - Damaris Ortiz and Denise A. Lopez Domowicz
  • How Genes and Environment Conspire: Implications for Childhood Depression - June Chae and Euna Chi
  • Suicide and Familial Pathway
  • Attentional Bias for Toddlers With Autism M3 Psychiatry Clerkship - Alexandra Larson
  • Psych Nurse Presentation
  • Behavioral, Neurocognitive, and Treatment Overlap Between ADHD and Mood Instability
  • Abnormal Reward System Activation in Mania
  • Child Bipolar I Disorder: Prospective Continuity With Adult Bipolar I Disorder; Characteristics of Second and Third Episodes; Predictors of Eight Year Outcome - Geller et al
  • Bipolar Disorder vs. ADHD in Children - George Nijmeh
  • Ethnicity and Eating Disorders - Jenny Kwak
  • Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: Advances in the Treatment and Recognition of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder - Carlos Barios, MD
  • ADHD vs. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents - Judy Tai
  • Challenges in Managing Major Depression in the Child or Adolescent - Lola Kwan
  • Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder - Judy Tai
  • Childhood Risk Factors for Depression and Drug Disorders by Early Adulthood - Natalie Hogan
  • Eating Disorders and their Correlation to Mood Disorders
  • Lithium Usage in Children - Judy Tai
  • Overview of Adolescent Suicide - Robert Houston
  • Psychosis in Bipolar Disorder - Carl Germann
  • Risperidone in the treatment of Aggression - Carl Germann
  • Valproic Acid: Its Use in Children for the Treatment of Mania - Natalie Hogan
  • Clinical Global Impressions Scale: Applying a Research Tool in Clinical Practice - Anthony Razzak
  • Understanding and Encouraging the Overweight Patient - Sonya Meyers
  • Suicide Behavior in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
  • Theory of Mind Impairments in Children with Bipolar
  • Pediatric Insomnia
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Risk and Resilience
  • Bipolar Youths - Transition to Adulthood
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Childhood Schizophrenia
  • Suicide Behavior in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder


The Brain Center and the clinic is a part of the Pediatric Mood Disorders Program, The Colbeth Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, the Institute for Juvenile Research, and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


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