DNCH Rounds

DNCH Rounds are an opportunity to meet and share ideas. There is no set format. Sessions can be used in a number of different ways, such as to facilitate brainstorming, or to practice for upcoming presentations at conferences or events. 

Please see the schedule below for upcoming presentations. Please email laura.beer@cw.bc.ca if you would like to present at an upcoming session.



Talk title, learning objectives & notes



Thursday, February 19  Dr. Koraly Pérez-Edgar  Attention as a Developmental Tether: Linking Early Temperament to Socioemotional Outcome

Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
Friday, March 27  Tak Ishikawa and Manon Ranger TBA D306
12 p.m.



Thursday, May 22

Kaia Hookenson 

Programming of stress regulation in 6-year-old children by maternal gestational mood and antidepressant use.

Key learning objectives:

  • Explore the relationship between prenatal SRI exposure and maternal depressed mood with the diurnal cortisol rhythm and stress reactivity at 6 years of age.
  • Investigate the influence of NR3C1and SLC6A4 DNA methylation on regulating HPA function in 6-year-old children.  


Monday, June 9 

Urs Ribary

Local and distributed brain network connectivity and dynamics in development, health and disease.

Key learning objectives:

  • Non-invasive brain imaging of how sensory-motor and cognitive task-related brain areas are structurally and functionally connected, and how they are interacting and communicating over time on a msec time scale.
  • How such functional brain network connectivity and dynamics change in cognitive disabilities and neuro-psychiatric pathologies including TBI.
  • What are the conceptual recommendations for using brain imaging technologies towards neurodiagnostic and prognostic markers and subject-based interventional strategies.


Thursday, June 26 

Joanna Oda

"Aging Roadwarriors - Motorcycle injuries among older men"
  • Review epidemiology of motorcycle injuries among men, using data from the BC Trauma Registry
  • Examine differences in trends between older and younger men
  • Examine differences in outcomes, risk factors between older and younger men
  • Discuss further areas of research and potential areas for intervention

Aging Roadwarriors Presentation

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute,  3113 

Tuesday, July 16 

Healthy Workplace Seminar 

 Ergonomics presentation slides:

Chan Centre, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Friday, August 15

N2N community event 


1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Monday, September 8 

Liisa Holsti

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute,  3113


Thursday, September 25 

Bob McMahon



Thursday, October 9  Bruce Carleton    BC Children's Hospital Research Institute,  3113 
Thursday, October 23  TBA   BC Children's Hospital Research Institute,  3113