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Houston, Texas

Evenings with Genetics
Evenings with Genetics
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2011 Seminars

Date: Nov. 15
Topic: "Turner Syndrome: updates on genetics, care and growth issues"
Speakers: Seema Lalani, M.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Lefkothea Karaviti, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: Oct. 18
Topic: "Medical issues in newborns and children with Trisomy 13 and 18"
Speakers: Michael Wangler, M.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Carl Tapia, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Angela Mazur, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Date: Aug. 26 (Temple, Texas)
Topic: "Medical and genetic issues in children with special needs: how to help your child"
Speakers: Maria Blazo, M.D., Geneticist, Scott and White Healthcare; Sheila Dobin, Ph.D. Geneticist, Scott and White Healthcare
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Date: July 23 (Arlington, Texas)
Topic: "Updates on care and development for children with Down Syndrome"
Speakers: Mary Kukolich, M.D., Geneticist, Cook Children's Hospital; Sherry Sellers Vinson, M.D, M.Ed., Associate Professor of Pediatrics - Developmental, Baylor College of Medicine
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Date: July 9 (San Antonio, Texas)
Topic: "Updates on genetics and medical care for children with congenital heart defects"
Speakers: John Belmont, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Steve Neish, M.D.,Cardiologist, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
This seminar was made possible by Title V funding awarded by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Date: June 25 (El Paso, Texas)
Topic: "Autism Spectrum Disorders: Overview and Update"
Speaker: Robin Kochel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: May 10
Topic: "Updates on genetics and pain management of adults with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome"
Speakers: Shweta Dhar, M.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Martin Grabois, M.D., Professor and Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: May 3 (Brownsville/Harlingen, Texas)
Topic: "Medical and development issues in children with special needs: how to help your child"
Speakers: Carlos A. Bacino, M.D., Associate Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine; Sherry Sellers Vinson, M.D., M.Ed, Associate Professor of Pediatrics - Developmental, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: April 19
Topic: "Sexual development in teens with developmental disabilities"
Speakers: Adiaha I. A. Franklin, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Developmental, Baylor College of Medicine; Gia Washington, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine

Date: March 29
Topic: "Medical issues and child life activities for children with developmental disabilities"
Speakers: Carlos Bacino, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine and Chief, Genetics Service, Texas Children's Hospital; Theresa Edmunds, M.S., C.C.L.S., Child Life Specialist, Texas Children’s Hospital
Handout: Medical Management for Children with Developmental Disabilities (PDF)

Date: Jan. 18
Topic: "Autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and others: How genes influence our behavior"
Speakers: Christian Schaaf, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics; Diane Treadwell-Deering, M.D., Chief, Psychiatry and Psychology Service, Texas Children’s Hospital; Ayeshia Mian, M.D., Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

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