New York Medical College

Research

2009 Research Forum Winners

13th Annual Medical Student Research Forum Results

Oral Presentation Winners

Basic Sciences Category
FIRST PLACE
Melissa A. Burns
“Determining Essentiality of the Macrophage Stimulating Protein Receptor in Human Cancers”

SECOND PLACE
Michael H. Li
“Infrared Thermometry and Oct of Bovine Fascial Tissue Following Ho: Yag Laser Irradiation”

THIRD PLACE
Reuben Reich
“Monocrotaline pyrrole and NO scavenging: Golgi dispersal and inhibition of endocytic and caveolar trafficking in pulmonary arterial endothelial cells”

Clinical Sciences Category
FIRST PLACE
Richard Anderson
“Plate Fixation using Contoured LC-DCP for well implanted proximal femoral periprosthetic fractures”

SECOND PLACE
Paul Nestadt
“Assessment of GABA using the J-edited Spin Echo Difference Method at 3 Tesla in Patients with Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder”

THIRD PLACE
Timothy P. Capecchi
Quantitative Anatomic Measurements of the Anteromedial and Posterolateral Bundles of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament”

Dean’s Award for Achievement at New York Medical College
Richard Anderson

Student Choice Award
Timothy P. Capecchi

Poster Session Winners

Clinical Science Category
FIRST PLACE
James Cassuto
“Kidney Transplantation in Recipients with a Prior Heart Transplant”

SECOND PLACE
Sudeep Roy
“Tonsillar Regrowth  and its Significance: A Long-term Comparison Between Intracapsular and Extracapsular Techniques for Pediatric Tonsillectomy”

Basic Sciences Category
FIRST PLACE
Victoria Hill
“Autophagy: Harmful or Helpful in Muscle Disease”

SECOND PLACE
Bridget Oliveri
“The Study of the Neural Bases of Semantic Vs. World Knowledge Integration”