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UICOMP Research Day2018-04-12T20:47:33+00:00

Research Day 2018

Congratulations to all of those who participated in the Annual UICOMP Research Day on April 4!

Nearly 100 posters were presented by UICOMP faculty, residents, and students. A big thank you to the judges and those who participated in the presentations throughout the day!

Student Awards

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Clinical Vignette

1st Place: Jose Castellanos, M3 and Austin Rim, M3
Beta Agonist Administration as an Etiology of Elevated Lactic Acid in a Patient in Status Asthmaticus

2nd Place: Collin Labak, M3
Glioblastoma formation in a recurrent intracranial epidermoid cyst

3rd Place: Tess Woodring, M3
Lithium-induced bradycardia: effect of lithium on sinoatrial node function in a patient with syncope

Clinical Vignette

1st Place: Jose Castellanos, M3 and Austin Rim, M3
Beta Agonist Administration as an Etiology of Elevated Lactic Acid in a Patient in Status Asthmaticus

2nd Place: Collin Labak, M3
Glioblastoma formation in a recurrent intracranial epidermoid cyst

3rd Place: Tess Woodring, M3
Lithium-induced bradycardia: effect of lithium on sinoatrial node function in a patient with syncope

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Research

1st Place: Luke Duda, M3
Hypothalamic neurosphere growth is regulated by insulin and Notch signaling in vitro

2nd Place: Brian Didier, M2
Role of toll-like receptor signaling in Alzheimer’s disease

3rd Place: Danny Ge, M3
uPA Provides Chemotherapeutic Protection to Topoisomerase-1 in Lung Fibroblast Cells

Research

1st Place: Luke Duda, M3
Hypothalamic neurosphere growth is regulated by insulin and Notch signaling in vitro

2nd Place: Brian Didier, M2
Role of toll-like receptor signaling in Alzheimer’s disease

3rd Place: Danny Ge, M3
uPA Provides Chemotherapeutic Protection to Topoisomerase-1 in Lung Fibroblast Cells

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Resident Awards

1st Place (tie):
Kathryn Carrol, MD
Midline Head Positioning for Prevention of Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) in Infants Born at 23-28 weeks gestation: a multicenter retrospective cohort study

Pilar Rainey, DO
Association Between BMI < 20 and Preterm Birth

2nd Place (tie):
Tulika Chatterjee, MD
A Case of Echinococcosis: Surgical Management of Hepatic Hydatid Cyst

Tulika Chatterjee, MD
The road to diagnosis of CNS aspergillosis

3rd Place: Jason Taylor, MD and Dilip Mahale, MD
Interactive Intelligent Avatar-Based Simulation Case Development

Resident Awards

1st Place (tie):
Kathryn Carrol, MD
Midline Head Positioning for Prevention of Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) in Infants Born at 23-28 weeks gestation: a multicenter retrospective cohort study

Pilar Rainey, DO
Association Between BMI < 20 and Preterm Birth

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2nd Place (tie):
Tulika Chatterjee, MD
A Case of Echinococcosis: Surgical Management of Hepatic Hydatid Cyst

Tulika Chatterjee, MD
The road to diagnosis of CNS aspergillosis

3rd Place: Jason Taylor, MD and Dilip Mahale, MD
Interactive Intelligent Avatar-Based Simulation Case Development

Research Day

Faculty Awards

Amy Christison, MD – Distinguished Research Mentor Award

Amy Christison, MD – Outstanding Research Award 2017-18

Ken-Ichiro Fukuchi, MD, PhD – Outstanding Research Award 2017-18

Christopher Gondi, PhD – Outstanding Research Award 2017-18

David Dominguese, PhD – Outstanding Clinical, Technological, or Scholarly Achievements Applied to Medical Research Award 2017-2018

Faculty Awards

Amy Christison, MD – Distinguished Research Mentor Award

Amy Christison, MD – Outstanding Research Award 2017-18

Ken-Ichiro Fukuchi, MD, PhD – Outstanding Research Award 2017-18

Christopher Gondi, PhD – Outstanding Research Award 2017-18

David Dominguese, PhD – Outstanding Clinical, Technological, or Scholarly Achievements Applied to Medical Research Award 2017-2018

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Named Student Awards

Research Day

Dr. Christopher and Marilou Powers Research Fund in Memory of John Allen

Yining Lu, M3 James Scholar
The Effect of OTX-2 Downregulation on c-Myc expression and Tumor Progression in Group 3/4 Medulloblastoma

Dr. Muhammad B. Yunus Student Research Award

Michael Pajor, M2 James Scholar
Investigation of FAK’s influence on GLUT1 activity in mesenchymal-subtype glioblastoma tumors

Research Day

Named Student Awards

Dr. Christopher and Marilou Powers Research Fund in Memory of John Allen

Yining Lu, M3 James Scholar
The Effect of OTX-2 Downregulation on c-Myc expression and Tumor Progression in Group 3/4 Medulloblastoma

Dr. Muhammad B. Yunus Student Research Award

Michael Pajor, M2 James Scholar
Investigation of FAK’s influence on GLUT1 activity in mesenchymal-subtype glioblastoma tumors

Research Day

UIC Library of the Health Sciences Peoria Literature Awards

Clinical Vignette

Abriella Stone, M3
Nivolumab-Induced Encephalitis in Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer Syndrome

Research

Jane Zhang, M1
The Allosteric Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3 Inhibitor NP12 Limits Myocardial Remodeling and Promotes Angiogenesis in an Acute Myocardial Infarction Model

Honorable Mentions

CLINICAL VIGNETTE

Elise Biesboer, M3 and Danielle Owerko, M3
Liposomal Vincristine: A Novel Approach to Maintain Function While Treating Burkitt-like Lymphoma in a Teenager with Atazis-Telangiectasia

RESEARCH

Kathleen M. Hendricks, RNBSN
Implementation of a Group-Based Diabetes Education Program to Improve Glycemic Control

UIC Library of the Health Sciences Peoria Literature Awards

Clinical Vignette

Abriella Stone, M3
Nivolumab-Induced Encephalitis in Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer Syndrome

Research Day

Research

Jane Zhang, M1
The Allosteric Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3 Inhibitor NP12 Limits Myocardial Remodeling and Promotes Angiogenesis in an Acute Myocardial Infarction Model

Honorable Mentions

CLINICAL VIGNETTE

Elise Biesboer, M3 and Danielle Owerko, M3
Liposomal Vincristine: A Novel Approach to Maintain Function While Treating Burkitt-like Lymphoma in a Teenager with Atazis-Telangiectasia

RESEARCH

Kathleen M. Hendricks, RNBSN
Implementation of a Group-Based Diabetes Education Program to Improve Glycemic Control