March 2013

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine News Items –

 

Announcements:

  • Read all about our very own Christian Kiriakos in the March installment of The BMC Brief;  “What Do You Do, Christian Kiriakos?” Link
  • Michael Greene, PhD, successfully defended his thesis “Evidence for a Role of the Molecular Chaperone Clusterin in Systemic Amyloidosis” on Monday March 25th
  • Heather Cohen Leach, PhD, successfully defended her thesis “Endothelial and Innate Immune Cross-Talk in the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Fibrosis in Mice” on Wednesday, March 27th
  • Dr. Barbara Nikolajczyk has the following Invited Talks:
    • Miami 2013 Winter Symposium, The molecular basis of metabolism and nutrition, B lymphocytesare master regulators of a pro-inflammatory T cell balance in obesity and type 2 diabetes, Miami,Florida, 2013.
    • University of Miami, Department of Immunology, Miami FL, B lymphocytes regulate a pro-inflammatory T cell balance in human type 2 diabetes, 2013
    • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Los Angeles,CA, Human B lymphocytes are master regulators of a pro-inflammatory T cell balance in type 2diabetes, 2013
    • 2nd Aegean Conference on Immunometabolism, Rhodes, Greece. B lymphocytes regulate a pro-inflammatory T cell balance in human type 2 diabetes, 2013o
  • USCAP 2013; Baltimore, Maryland, March 2nd – 8th:
    • Joy Tan, MD, 4th year resident, et al presented a poster: “ANALYSIS OF BRAFV600EMUTATION IN PAPILLARY THYROID CARCINOMA WITH SINGLE OR MULTIPLETUMOR NODULES” Josenia Tan, Antonio de las Morenas, Shi Yang and Huihong Xuo

      Dr. Joy Tan, USCAP 2013

      Dr. Joy Tan, USCAP 2013

      Dr. Anita Deshpande, USCAP 2013

      Dr. Anita Deshpande, USCAP 2013

    • Anita Deshpande, MD 2nd year resident, et al presented a poster: “INTERSTITIAL CELLSOF CAJAL IN GASTROINTESTINAL LEIOMYOMA” Anita Deshpande, M.D, 2 VikramDeshpande, M.D, and 1Michael J O’Brien, M.Do

Publications ACCEPTED:

  • Tammy H. Osaki, Aaron Fay, Manisha Mehta, Nambi Nallasamy, Milton Waner, Dawn K. De Castro. Orbital development as a function of age in indigenous North American skeletons. Accepted forpublication by Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

 

Publications: PUBLISHED:

  • Iskander, Kendra; Craciun, Florin; Stepien, David; Duffy, Elizabeth; Kim, Jiyoun; Moitra,Rituparna; Vaickus, Louis; Osuchowski, Marcin; Remick, Daniel. Cecal ligation and puncture-induced murine sepsis does not cause lung injury. Critical Care Medicine 2013 Jan; 41 (1):159-70o
  • DeFuria, J, Belkina, AC, Jagannathan-Bogdan, M, Snyder-Cappione, J, Carr, JD, Nersesova,Y, Markham, D, Strissel, KJ, Watkins, A, Allen, J, Bouchard, J, Torald, G, Jasuja, R, Obin, MS,McDonnell, ME, Apovian, C, Denis, GV and Nikolajczyk, BS. B cells promote inflammation inobesity and type 2 diabetes through regulation of T cell function and an inflammatory cytokine profileProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (In Press)