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Research Day 2018


Research Day 2018

Poster Awards


Research Day Poster Presenter Awards

MAY 1, 2018 Session B


Bench Fellow Research Award

Michael Emmet O’Brien, MD, PhD

Abstract Title:

The E3 ligase subunit FBXL2 is required for skeletal myogenesis and regulated by inflammatory stress that indicates a potential role in muscle dysfunction in COPD

Mentor:    Jessica Bon, MD and Rama Mallampalli, MD
 
 

Bench Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Alison Lennox, MD

Abstract Title:

ATP12A promotes mucus dysfunction in T2 inflammation

Mentor:     Mike Myerburg, MD
 
 

Bench Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Saikat Majumder, PhD

Abstract Title:

IL-17 drives the bio-energetic activity of lymph node fibroblastic reticular cells to promote expansion during TH17 cell activation

Mentor:     Mandy McGeachy, PhD
 
 

Clinical Fellow Research Award

Rameez Phulpoto, MD

Abstract Title:

Rates of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing are high within a Veterans Affair Hospital

Mentor:     Brooke Decker, MD
 
 

Clinical Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Taya Irizarry, PhD

Abstract Title:

Development and preliminary feasibility of an automated hypertension self-management system

Mentor:     Matthew Muldoon, MD
 
 

Health Services/Clinical Epidemiology Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Joshua Niznik, PharmD

Abstract Title:

Validating the MDS mortality risk index in older adult veterans using MDS version 3.0

Mentors:     Carolyn Thorpe, PhD and Joseph Hanlon, PharmD, MS
 
 

Medical Education Fellow Research Award

Eliana Bonifacino, MD

Abstract Title:

An innovative skill-based clinical reasoning curriculum for clerkship-level medical students

Mentor:    Deborah DiNardo, MD
 
 

Medical Education Fellow Research Award

Elizabeth Eden, MD

Abstract Title:

The safe discharge curriculum: how we standardized trainees’ approach to discharge to target hospital readmissions

Mentors:    Anna Donovan, MD and Carla Spagnoletti, MD, MS
 
 

Translational Fellow Research Award

Joseph S. Bednash, MD

Abstract Title:

Further development of a small molecule inhibitor of the deubiquitinase STAMBP

Mentor:     Rama Mallampalli, MD
 
 

Translational Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Qiujun Yu, MD, PhD

Abstract Title:

A HIF-2a-long noncoding RNA epigenetic axis modulates histone methylation and mitochondrial metabolism in hypoxia: implications for the pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension

Mentor:    Stephen Chan, PhD