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2007 Research Forum Winners

This year's student research forums yielded an abundance of research from medical students and M.S. and Ph.D. candidates. Following is a list of the winners of the 2007 Medical Student Research Forum and the 19th Annual Graduate Student Research Forum.

Medical Student Research Forum Winners2007 Medical Student Research Forum Results

Basic Science Research: Oral Presentations

Winner of the Dean's Medical Student Research Award

Cheng-Chia (Fred) Wu
"Serial In Vivo Imaging of the Lung Metastases Model and Gene Therapy Using HSV1-tk and Ganciclovir"

Second Place

Raghav Sharma
"Mutational Analysis of Argos, a Secreted Inhibitor of Epidermal Growth Factor in Drosophila"

Third Place

Samuel Coffin
"Role of the NADPH Oxidase in the Regulation of Cardiac NO Bioactivity in Response to a Low Salt Diet"

Clinical Science Research: Oral Presentations

Winner of the Dean's Medical Student Research Award

Douglas Liou
"FDG-PET in the Detection of Axillary Metastasis: A Potential New Role in Patient Management"

Second Place

Jessica Lee
"A Comparison of Broviac Lines Inserted at Bedside vs. in the Operating Room"

Third Place

John N. Gaetano
"Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Intraoperative Safety, Immediate Morbidity, and Delayed Complications with 500 Cases"

Winning Poster Presentations

Basic Science Research

T. Scott Nowicki
"Genome-wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells"

Clinical Science Research

Angela P.H. Burgess
"On-site Monitoring of Prothrombin Time (PT)\ and Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT) During Liver Transplant Surgery"

Graduate School Research Forum WinnersThe 19th Annual Graduate Student Research Forum Results

Oral Presentations

First Place

Yue Fu
"Quinone Reductase 2 Plays a Role in Parkinson’s Disease by Regulating Catecholamine Oxidation"

Second Place

Min Hong
"Priming of Intracellular Calcium Stores in Rat CA1 Hippocampal Neurons"

Third Place

Nicholas Kummer
"Lipoxygenase Expression in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, a Correlation with Tumor Grade"

Poster Presentations

Senior Student Category

First Place Tie

Elvira Liclican
"Failure to Upregulate the Adenosine 2A Receptor (A2AR)-Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid (EET) Pathway May Be a Contributing Factor in the Development of Salt-Induced Hypertension in Dahl Salt-Sensitive (DS) Rats"

First Place Tie

Robert Suriano
"The N-Linked Glycans of the Tumor Rejection Antigen GP96 Modulate Its Adjuvant Properties"

Third Place

Tie Qiong Qin
"The Role of NPD1 on Retinal Ganglion Cell Death Following Optic Nerve Transection"

Third Place Tie

Qun Gao
"Increased Mitochondrial ROS Impairs Vaso-relaxation to Hypoxia in Bovine Coronary Arteries"

Poster Presentations

Novice Category

First Place

Yester Skayian
"Role of the NADPH Oxidase in the Regulation of Cardiac NO Bioactivity in Response to a Low Salt Diet"

Second Place

Jennifer Cheng
"20-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid Contributes to Endothelial Dysfunction via Enos Uncoupling"

Third Place Tie

Alexander Leedom
"15-Lipoxygenase: A Resident Protective Pathway in the Cornea Suppresses Inflammatory Neovascularization"

Third Place Tie

Sini Skariah
"Molecular Mediators of Toxoplasma Gondii Presistence in Macrophages"

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