The following poster presentations were created by medical students who participated
in the Medical Student
Summer Research Program. Posters are created for the Medical Student Summer
Research Symposium held annually in February.
|Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (VA Boston Healthcare
|Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
|Department of Biochemistry
|Department of Biomedical Engineering
|Department of Dermatology
ultraviolet light induces the aging-associated progerin in melanocytes,
Sheila Firoozan, 2013.
Assay Based on NRP-2: Determination of NRP-2 Expression in Lentigo Maligna
Melanoma, Katherine Riedy, 2013.
of Novel Melanoma Biomarkers in Human PatientsEvaluation of Novel Melanoma
Biomarkers in Human Patients, Michelle Min, 2013.
in Atypical Acral Nevi – an immunohistochemical and genetic appraisal,
Elizabeth Park, 2011.
of a Novel Small Molecule HAT Inhibitor as an Anticancer Therapy in
Human Melanomas, Courtney Elm, 2012.
DNA repair after treatment with a novel histone acetyltransferase (HAT)
inhibitor, Emily Holick, 2012.
as a Novel Biomarker for Melanoma, Archana Rajender, 2012.
|Department of Emergency Medicine
|Department of Family Medicine
|Department of Health Law, Bioethics, & Human Rights (B.U. School
of Public Health)
|Department of Medicine
43 (Cx43) Upregulation Protects Retinal Endothelial Cells Against High
Glucose Insult, Kevin Barrette, 2013.
- Cardiovascular Medicine: Increased
Myocardial Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Mice with Systolic and
Diastolic Heart Failure, Parul Agarwal, 2013.
- Cancer Center: Mechanism
of Re-Expression of Imprinted Pro-Apoptotic Gene, ARHI, in Breast and
Ovarian Cancer Cells After HDACi and Calpeptin Combination Therapy,
Shannon Byler, 2013.
- Cancer Center: Epigenetic
Regulation of hTERT Expression in Breast Cancer Cells: Analysis of Methylation
Status, Expression Levels, and Apoptosis with HDACi and Calpeptin Combination
Therapy, Sarah Goldgar, 2013.
- Cancer Center: Combination
Therapy of Ovarian Cancer by HDAC Inhibitors and Calpain Inhibitor:
Allele-Specific Imprinted Pro-apoptotic Gene Expression, Shannon
- Section of General Internal Medicine: Gender,
Initiation, Engagement and Retention among Buprenorphine Patients in
an Integrated Primary Care-based Addiction Treatment Program, Kaylyn
- Section of Gastroenterology: Synthetic
Cyclohexenyl Chalcone Natural Products Possess Cytotoxic Activities
and are Protease Inhibitors, Arvind Reddy Devanabanda, 2012.
- Section of General Internal Medicine: Defining
Cancer Survivorship, Estee Fleischman, 2012.
- Section of General Internal Medicine: Postpartum
changes in methadone dose among women in methadone maintenance treatment,
Leah Kaminetzky, 2012.
- Section of General Internal Medicine: Development
and Reliability of a Method to Assess Academic Productivity, Emily
- Section of Vascular Biology: Liver-Specific
SRIT1 Knockout Mice Are Susceptible Diet-induced Obesity and Insulin
Resistance and Decrease Whole Body Energy Expenditure, Sok Lee,
- Section of Vascular Biology: Functional
Impairment Predicts Cardiac & Peripheral Vascular Events in Patients
with Peripheral Artery Disease, Farhana Sharmeen, 2012.
Effects of Sunlight and Vitamin D Supplementation on the Vitamin D Status
in the Republic of Georgia, Nilay Sutaria, 2012.
- Cancer Center: Exploration
of a Combination Therapy on Breast Cancer Cells by HDAC Inhibitors and
Calpain Inhibitor, Amrita Devalapalli, 2011.
of Inhibiting High GlucoseInduced Upregulation of ECM on Connexin 43
Expression in Retinal Endothelial Cells, Jessica Moon, 2011.
- Section of Endocrinology: Variable
effect of endogenous endotoxin on B cell function in obese patients
with or without type 2 diabetes, Jeanette Zhang, 2011.
|Department of Neurology
risk after blunt cerebrovascular injury with dissection, Nina Farivari,
of Parkinson’s Disease Presentation and Management: a Comparison of
Caucasians and Minorities, Alyson Kaplan, 2013.
Utility of a Neurophysiology OSCE in Neurology Resident Assessment and
Education, Justin McCool, 2013.
of CT and MR-DWI ASPECTS in acute ischemic strokeComparison of CT and
MR-DWI ASPECTS in acute ischemic stroke, Collin Culbertson, 2013.
- Alzheimer’s Disease Center: Subjective
Cognitive Complaints Among Older Adults, Aaron Der, 2012.
- Alzheimer’s Disease Center: Clinical
research risk assessment in individuals with mild cognitive impairment,
Hugo Carmona, 2012.
Disease: A Case Study, BaiJing Qin, 2012.
Term Psychological Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic Risk Disclosure,
Stephen Alerhand, 2011.
Instructions Facilitate the Distinctiveness Heuristic in MCI/AD,
Neil Nadkarni, 2011.
Assessment of Abuse and Violence in Neurology Clinic Patients, Ashley
|Department of Neurosurgery
|Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
|Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
|Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
and Assessing Microscopy Skills in Med Students, Stephanie Wong,
Macular Degeneration and Presbycusis: Is there a relationship?,
Alessandra Sax, 2013.
Singing Voice Handicap to Videostrobolaryngoscopy in Healthy Professional
Singers, Liliana Castelblanco, 2012.
of Serum Total IgE in the Diagnosis of Allergic Rhinitis, Daniel
- Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Femininity
as a Predictor for Male Attractiveness, Dominick Gadaletam, 2012.
of Small Compound With Melanoma Growth Inhibitory Characteristics using
a High Throughput Screen, Abhishek Ganta, 2011.
|Department of Pathology
|Department of Pediatrics
|Department of Radiology
- Radiation Oncology: The
Evaluation of Chemoradiotherapy Toxicity and Outcome in Head and Neck
Cancer, Jennifer Logue, 2013.
Effectiveness of Post-Treatment PET/CT Scans in Predicting Outcome in
Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Nicholas Wilson,
- Radiation Oncology: The
impact of race, primary language, marital status, and insurance type
on mortality in breast and prostate cancer patients, Divya Ahuja,
Effect of Body Mass Index on Survival in Patients with Head and Neck
Cancer, Jennifer Hammond, 2013.
impact of radiologists’ recommendations in PET/CT reports on survival
in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, Regan Ferraro,
and MRI Temporal Bone Findings in Osteogenesis Imperfecta with Audiologic
Correlation, Peter Hoang, 2013.
- Radiation Oncology: Reliability
of In vivo FDG metabolic tumor volume and pathological volume, Praveen
of Quantitative18 F-Flourodeoxyglucose Uptake in Distinguishing Benign
Physiological Uptake Versus Malignant Lesions of Nasopharynx, Dan
of PET/CT in differentiation between benign and malignant parotid gland
tumors, David Hadiprodjo, 2011.
Variation in FDG Metabolic and Anatomic Imaging Biomarkers in Head and
Neck Cancers: A prospective Study, Stella Lam, 2011.
|Department of Surgery
Histone Deacetylase Inhibiter that Reduces Intraabdominal Adhesions
in an Animal Model Modulates Genes Pertaining to Fibrin Deposition in
Cultured Human Mesothelial Cells, Charles Gruver, 2013.
P is an Early Regulator of Peritoneal Fibrinolytic Pathways and Promotes
Intraabdominal Adhesion Formation, Anthony Esposito, 2012.
Outcomes and Satisfaction in Patients after IPAA: Can a failed ileal
pouch be salvaged?, Michael Hwang , 2012.
of predictors of complications following ileal pouch-anal anastomosis,
Francis Kim, 2012.
role of pre-operative anorectal manometry in predicting patient satisfaction
following ileal pouch-anal anastomosis, Didi Pathak, 2012.
- Surgical Critical Care: Long-term
Effects of Cholecystectomy on Cardiovascular Health, Timothy Woodward
and Xue-Wei Zhang.
Computed Tomography Utilization for Thorax and Abdomen Trauma at an
Urban Trauma Center, Matthew Egyud, 2011.
Use of a Registry to Improve Postoperative Outcomes, Kunal Tandon,
Computed Tomography Utilization for Head Trauma Patients in an Urban
Trauma Center, David Veltre, 2011.
the Biological Significance of microRNA-7 in Transfected Papillary Thyroid
Cancer Cell Lines, Flint Wang, 2011.
of Oxidative Stress and Substance P in the Formation of Intra-abdominal
Adhesions, Jacob Wood, 2011.
|Department of Urology