Presentations

Our lab attends a number of conferences each year where we present our most recent research findings. Here you can see our conference schedule and a summary of the presentations we are giving at each conference. Thank you to our team and our wonderful participants for making MPAL such a prolific laboratory!

* denotes students.

2016

Association for Psychological Science

Geiss, E., Smyth, O., Shoshiev, M., Grindle, F., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2016). Impact of Parents on Stress Regulation in Teens at High and Low Risk for Depression. May 27, 2016. Chicago, IL

Lulgjuraj, T., Li-Aguirre, A., Pierce, Gersten, M., A., Geiss, E., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2016). Adolescent Perceived Stress and Social Support and Parent Reported Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents at Familial Risk for Depression 

Roberts, A., Geiss, E., Fawaz, L., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2016). DHEA Down-Regulates the HPA-Axis Response to Psychosocial Stressors.

 

International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology

Roberts et al. (2016)  Impact of DHEA to cortisol ratios on HPA-axis reactivity: Moderation by sex and age.

2015

Association for Psychological Science

Bean, J.S., DeCaluwe1, R., Moran1, B., Jawad1, N., & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (2015) Weight BasedSelf-Esteem (WBSE) and disordered eating in sorority rush women versus non-sorority rush women. Poster presented at the 2015 Association for Psychological Science Conference (APS), New York City, NY
McGinnis, E.W.; Shull, A., Lopez-Duran, N. Wake Time Impacts the Link Between Depression and Cortisol Awakening Response. Association for Psychological Science, May 21-24, 2015, New York, NY.
Shull1, A., Garton1,A., Mayer1, E., Remick1, M., Fawaz1, R., DeClawue1, R., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2015) Examining theEffect of Induced Rumination on HPA-Axis Regulation. Poster presented at the2015 Association for Psychological Science Conference (APS), New York City, NY
Ballantyne,T., Mulder, R., Weiner, C., Bean, J., Garton, A., Beck, K., Geiss, E., and Lopez-Duran, N. (2015).Suppression of emotions in adolescent girls with higher depressive symptoms.Association for Psychological Science, May 21-24, 2015, New York, NY.
Garton, A., Shull, A., Siegel, I., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2015, May). Negative cognitive styles interact with induced failure to predict rumination. Poster session presented at the 2015 Association for Psychological Science Conference (APS), New York City, NY.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Geiss, E., Shull, A., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2015). Child and Parent Report of Depressive Symptoms and Detection of Sex Differences in HPA-Axis Reactivity. Anxiety and Depression Association of America, April 9-11, Miami, FL.
BioPsych
McGinnis, Muzik, Lopez-Duran, Hamilton, Abelson. (2015,May). Cortisol Response to a Social Performance Task in Children 4-8 Years Old. Biological Psychiatry, May, 2015. Toronto, Ontario.

2014

Association for Psychological Science

Mayer, S. E., Abelson, J. L., Snodgrass, M., Briggs, H., & Liberzon, I. (2014). Phobic fear does not activate the HPA axis –yet the system is responsive. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. May 22-25. San Francisco, CA.  Click here for poster

Duemling, K., McGinnis, E., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2014). Cortisol Awakening Response and Youth Depression: The Impact of Anxiety, Age, and Sex

Society for Research on Adolescence

Kuhlman*, K.R. & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (March, 2014). Characterizing the role of childhood trauma exposure in neuroendocrine dysregulation of youth depression. Symposium on Longitudinal Perspectives on Effects of Adolescent HPA-axis Function on Mental Health and Substance Use. Society for Research on Adolescence: Austin, TX.

International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology

Lopez-Duran, N.L. (2014)  Using Growth Curve Modeling with Landmark Registration for the analysis of post-stress salivary cortisol. Symposium  presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology: Montreal, Canada

Kuhlman*, K.R. & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (August, 2014). Maternal warmth may impact HPA-axis inhibitory feedback in boys but not girls. Symposium on Application of Growth Curve Modeling with Landmark Registration to the analysis of post-stress salivary cortisol: Evidence of sex differences in HPA inhibitory feedback? International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology: Montreal, Canada.

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Kuhlman*, K.R., Vargas*, I., Giess*, E.G., & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (November, 2014). Childhood trauma and adolescent neuroendocrine functioning: Examining age of trauma onset and adolescent depression as moderators. Oral paper presentation during a special interest session on the physiological aspects of trauma. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies: Miami, FL.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Erickson, T., Scarsella, G., McGuire, A., Abelson, J.L., Lopez-Duran, N.L., Mayer*, S.E., Briggs, H., & Liberzon, I. (2014). Mediators of cognitive goal intervention on stress hormones during a social stress task: the role of perceived moral purity and social affiliation. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). November 20-23. Philadelphia, PA.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Lopez-Duran, N.L (2014).  HPA-axis stress reactivity in clinically depressed youth: Evidence of impaired feedback inhibition. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. March 27-30. Chicago, Illinois.

Vargas, I. & Lopez-Duran, N. (2014). The link between depressive symptoms and the cortisol awakening response (CAR): Different analytical approaches tell us different stories. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. March 27-30. Chicago, Illinois.

Bean, J.S.*, Garton, A.*, Mulder, B., Price, E., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2014, March). Gender differences in associations with body esteem, self-esteem, and depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. March 27-30. Chicago, Illinois.

2013

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Price*, E., Houchins*, S., Olson, S., Lopez-Duran, N. (2013) Associations Of Moral Regulation To Childhood Internalizing Symptom Trajectories From Ages 3 To 10. Anxiety and Depression Association of America. La Jolla, CA, April 4-April 7, 2013.  Click here for poster

American Psychological Association

Price*, E., Lopez-Duran*, N., & Olson, S.L. (2013). Associations of parenting with childhood internalizing and externalizing symptom trajectories from 3 to 10, American Psychological Association, July 31- August-4, 2013,Honolulu, Hawaii. Click here for poster

Sleep

Vargas*, I., & Lopez-Duran, N. (2013). Sleep’s Impact on Neuroendocrine Functioning: The Role of Morning Affect and Anticipatory Stress. Oral presentation presented at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), Baltimore, MD.

2012

42nd International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology Conference

Kuhlman, K*  (Sep 2012). Understanding the role of early life trauma in the neuroendocrine dysregulation of youth depression. 42nd International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology. Hot Topics Presentation. New York.

Lopez-Duran, N.L. (Sep 2012). Childhood depression revisited: A comparison of three modeling approaches. 42nd International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology. Hot Topics Presentation. New York.

 

24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.

Houchins, S. *, Kuhlman, K.R. *, Vargas, I. *, & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (May 2012). Emotional valence and cortisol impact word memory in youth with mood disorders. Association for Psychological Science. Poster presentation. Annual Conference: Chicago, IL. Click here for poster

Mayer, S.E., * Lopez-Duran, N.L. (2012). The Role of Stress Modality and Cognition in Neuroendocrine Reactivity During Childhood. Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL, USA. Click here for poster

Simoncic, T.S.*, Kuhlman, K.R.*, & Lopez-Duran, N. (2012). Facebook Depression Revisited. Poster to be presented at the Association of Psychological Sciences (APS) Conference, Chicago, IL.

Wang, A.Y.*, Vargas, I.*, & Lopez-Duran, N. (2012). Sex differences in the impact of sleep on positive and negative affect. Poster to be presented at the Association of Psychological Sciences (APS) Conference, Chicago, IL.  Click here for poster

Waxler*, Martinez-Torteya, Busuito, Broderick, Abelson, Muzik (2012, May) Increased Cortisol Awakening Response as a Biological Risk Marker in Young Children. Poster to be presented at the 24th Association for Psychological Science (APS) in Chicago, IL.

23rd Annual Albert J. Silverman Research Conference

Mayer, S.E. *, Lopez-Duran, N.L. (2012). The Role of Stress Modality and Cognition in Neuroendocrine Reactivity During Childhood – Implication for Implications for Stress Reactivity Research. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Albert J. Silverman Research Conference. Ann Arbor, MI.

2011

International Max Planck Research School

Kuhlman, K.R. * & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (September 2011). Examining the role of early life trauma in the endocrine dysregulation and cognitive biases observed in depressed adolescents: a study prospectus. International Max Planck Research School “The Life Course: Evolutional and Ontogenetic Dynamics”; Bergün, Switzerland. Click here for poster

23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.

Price, E. *, Vargas, I. *, Diaz, V. *, Duemling, K*., & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (2011). Sex differences in the association between body esteem and depressive symptoms. Association for Psychological Science, May 26-29, 2011. Washington, D.C. Click here for poster

Kuhlman, K.R. *, Olynik, S., Kovitz, P*. Diaz, V*. & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (May 2011). Body satisfaction mediates the association between weight and depression symptoms in college students. Association for Psychological Science. Poster presentation. Annual Conference: Washington, D.C. Click here for poster

Biennial Meeting Society for Research in Child Development 

Kuhlman, K.R*., Olson, S. *, & Lopez-Duran, N.L., (April 2011). Maternal Warmth and Early Childhood Endocrine Functioning: Predicting Internalizing Symptoms in Early Adolescence. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Symposium: Montreal, Canada.

The EHAP Series on Social Neuroendocrinology

Kuhlman, K.R*. & Lopez-Duran, N.L. (March 2011). Under the hood: HPA-axis dysregulation in pediatric depression. The EHAP Series on Social Neuroendocrinology; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2010

22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.

Kuhlman*, K.R., Grabell*, A.S., Olson, S.L., Lopez-Duran, N.L. (2010. Early childhood endocrine functioning and parenting behaviors as predictors of pre-adolescent internalizing symptoms.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA, 2010. (*Student) Click here for poster

Lopez-Duran, N.L., Kuhlman*, K.R., George, C. Kovacs, M. (2010). Facial expression recognition in children at familial risk for depression: Evidence for oversensitivity to sadness.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA, 2010. Click here for poster