Posters – 2011 Medical Student Research Forum

Student AuthorMentorTitle
Anandita Agarwala Joachim Herz ApoE4, a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, modulates flux through NMDA receptors
Anandita Agarwala Joachim Herz Alternative splicing of ApoER2 is important in mediating activity- dependent synaptic plasticity
Jorge Alvarado Martha E Shenton Stochastic Tractography Study of Inferior Frontal Gyrus Anatomical Connectivity in Schizophrenia
Viswatej Avutu Kathlynn Brown Peptide H2009.1 Uptake by αvβ6 in ¬Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells
Alexis Barina Rashmi Shetgiri
Glenn Flores
Raising Bilingual Children: A Qualitative Study of Parental Attitudes & Beliefs
Stephanie Bezner Laura Klesse Utility of long term neuro-imaging in patients with cerebellar pilocytic astrocytomas
Elisabeth Brown Celette Skinner Rates of Prophylactic Breast Surgery and Surveillance among Ethnically Diverse Women Seen for Breast/Ovarian Cancer Genetic Counseling.
Juhee Choi Alice Chang Cardiac Output during Exercise is Inversely Associated with Left Ventricular Mass in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 
Hannah Chung Michael White Cataloguing Tumor Suppressive Single-Nucleotide Variants (SNVs) From a Matched Pair of NSCLC and Normal Bronchial Epithelial Cell lines Using Massively Parallel Sequencing of the Exome 
Doan Dao William Lee Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection (HBV), HBV-related Liver Diseases and the Need for Education of HBV in High Risk Communities of Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex
Doan Dao William Lee Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Levels Determine Prognosis in Acute Liver Failure Secondary to Hepatitis B Infection (HBV-ALF).
Samir Derisavifard Susan Iannaccone Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: a Twenty Year Experience 
Kenton Devine William Lee Serum miR-122 and Human Genomic DNA in Patients with Drug-induced Acute Liver Failure or with Chronic Hepatitis C  
Tommy (Yining) Fu Samir Gupta Size-specific prevalence of colorectal adenomas with high grade dysplasia: results from a nationally representative sample, with implications for CT colonography practice. 
Shauna Goldman Andrew Pieper In vivo Identification of Pharmacologic Agents for Treatment of Rett Syndrome
Mohit Gupta Ron Peshock Using MRI to detect early cognitive impairment in the Dallas Heart Study: Are we doing enough?
Darrah Haffner Arnold Schecter Bisphenol A in an American Market Basket Survey
Salman Hirani Eric B. Schneider Global Surgical Package –Reimbursement and the Acute Care Surgeon: a Threat to Optimal Care
MinhTu Hoang Sherwood Brown Association between Low Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Depression in a Large Sample of Healthy Adults
Karlee Lau Dan Sucato Does Traction Improve the Likelihood of Obtaining a Successful Closed Reduction for DDH?
Megha Mehta Christy Turer/ Glenn Flores What Parents of Overweight Children Want: A Qualitative Study of Parental Expectations Regarding Weight Management in Overweight Children 
Elisabeth Merrill Manjula Julka/Nora Gimpel Community Assessments of an Intervention for HIV Positive People in Dallas, TX: The Healthy Relationships Intervention
Neil Murthy Nora Gimpel The Perceptions of Shared Medical Appointments among Health Care Workers at Parkland Hospital’s Community Oriented Primary Care Clinics
Nikhil Narang Darren McGuire Substantial error in estimation versus measurement of oxygen consumption: implications for clinical hemodynamic assessment
Samuel Park Jeffrey Cadeddu/Sarah Best Patient-Reported Cosmesis Outcomes Following Urologic Surgery; LESS vs. Laparoscopic vs. Open Surgery.
Patricia Rawicki Greg Jackson PROM is considered a significant risk factor for neonatal sepsis. Previous studies have not always accounted for CH in attributing risk to PROM.
Daniel Robbins Jeffrey Kenkel A Histological Comparison of Ablative Laser Treatment in Human Facial and Abdominal Skin
Kristin Rojas Juan G. Barrera Synchronous Carotid Artery Stenting and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft in High-risk Patients
Lindsey Rutland P. Greilich Can High-Quality Interventional Trials be Performed in Cardiac Surgery Patients with Excessive Bleeding Despite Conventional Blood Transfusion Therapy?
Joseph Scales Yair Lotan Positive margin and biochemical recurrence after robotic prostatectomy: predictors and relation to learning curve
Max Seiter Shuxin Li Novel inhibitor of PTP-family proteins induces axon growth in CNS
Emily Smitherman Nora Gimpel/ Mark DeHaven Evaluating the Efficacy of a Student-Run Childhood Obesity Intervention Program 
Moriah Thompson Janice Huff, 
Effects of Cytokines on Esophageal Cancer Development and Progression Following Ionizing Radiation Exposure
Kelly Tornow John Teiber Paraoxonase 2 protection of microglia from oxidative and endoplasmic reticulum stress.
Tharani Vadivelu Patti Pagels
Tiffany Billmeier
The impact of a health-literacy intervention for homeless mothers
Khoan Vu Kim Orth Analysis of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Pathogenicity in a Germ-Free Mouse Model
Megan Wachsmann Ellen Vitetta Characterization of Human Pancreatic Cell Lines for Targeted Therapy in a Xenograft Model of Human Pancreatic Cancer
Jia Wang A. Adesanya Perioperative Continuation versus Interruption of Oral Hypoglycemic Agents in Type 2 Diabetic Patients Undergoing Ambulatory Surgery.
Owen Yeh Yair Lotan Robotic prostatectomy: Functional outcomes and learning curve
Joseph (Hao Chi) Zhang Samir Gupta Potential interventions for patients who do not complete referrals for colon cancer screening with colonoscopy
Matthew Campbell James Amatruda The metabolic profile of early zebrafish development
Catherine Oldenkamp Ramon Diaz-Arrastia Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Methods for Detection of Traumatic Axonal Injury (TAI) in the Acute Phase after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Joseph Muhlestein Ted Mau Phonation threshold pressure and flow in excised human larynges
Jules Bergmann Charles Rosenfeld Relationship Between Childhood Obesity, Maternal Weight Gain in Pregnancy and Fetal Growth
Rebecca Brown Lu Le Identifying the Culprit: Which Cell Type Generates Dermal Neurofibromas in NF1?
Raj Gondalia Joseph Hill Unloading-Induced Cardiac Atrophy: Role of Forkhead Transcription Factors
Joel Ingrim Kurt Kleinschmidt Hypertensive Crisis in the ER Follow-Up
Peter Ririe W. Matthew Petroll A novel model for studying fibroblast migration through fibrin matrices
Isaac Hernandez Dr. Francisco Lopez, 
Mayo Clinic
Association Between Body Volume Indices and metabolic Parameters in Non-Obese Individuals
Danielle Chu Roy Aaron Design of a Biaxial Loading Device for Cartilage Tissue Engineering
Sandeep Mehta Andriy Nemchenko
Joseph Hill
AMPK suppresses autophagy in redox-stressed cardiomyocytes
Kathryn Bowman RA Koup Boosting of HIV-specific CTL Responses Following Therapeutic Vaccination of HIV-Infected Individuals
Tori Sutherland Suellen Miller Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) in Egypt and Zambia: cost-effectiveness, morbidity and mortality reductions. 
David Hong John Minna Aldehyde dehydrogenase and radioresistance in non-small cell lung cancer
William Teeter Dr. Drazner Trial of Medical Therapy Before ICD In Heart Failure: Is it Safe?
Jonathan Boyle David Podeszwa Twenty Year Radiographic and Functional Outcomes of Pavlik Harness Use for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Matthew Weaver W. Matthew Petroll In Vivo Corneal Imaging using a Modified Confocal Microscope
Arden B. Holbein Jane Wigginton Cardiac Inflammatory Response to Sevre Burn Injury after Administration of 17β-Estradiol
Katy Wiggington