Abstract/Poster Winners Evans Days 2011

Abstract/Poster Winners-Evans Days 2011
Award Presenter
Mentor, Lab or Section
Abstract Title


Laboratory Based Research

First Prize Catalina Perdomo
Computational Biomedicine
IDENTIFICATION OF MIR-4423 AS A PRIMATE-SPECIFIC MIRNA HIGHLY EXPRESSED IN AIRWAY EPITHELIUM AND ASSOCIATED WITH LUNG CANCER
Second Prize Marina Tuzova
Pulmonary
William Cruikshank
NUCLEAR PRO-IL-16 REGULATES HYPERPROLIFERATION IN CTCL
Third Prize Nadia Krasner
Endocrinology
Neil Ruderman
GLUCAGON-LIKE-PEPTIDE-1 (GLP-1) ACTIVATES AMP-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE (AMPK) AND DIMINISHES INFLAMMATION IN HUMAN AORTIC ENDOTHELIAL CELLS (HAECs)

Clinical/Patient Based Research 

First Place Soroosh Kiani
Cardiology
Naomi Hamburg
PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE IS ASSOCIATED WITH SEVERE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
Second Place Joann Kwah
Gastroenterology
Sharmeel Wasan
AN UNUSUAL CASE OF SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION
Third Place K. Hijazi
Pulmonary
Avi Spira
NASAL EPITHELIAL GENE EXPRESSION PROFILES REFLECT THE HOST RESPONSE TO SMOKING CESSATION

Computational Based Research 

First Place Rebecca Kusko
Pulmonary
CHARACTERIZING ALTERATIONS IN THE LUNG DISEASE TRANSCRIPTOME WITH RNA-SEQ
Second Place Jordana Cohen
Nephrology
Craig Gordon & Jean Francis
CINACALCET FOR HYPERPARATHYROIDISM IN RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
Third Place Megan Ruth
Endocrinology
AN AUTOMATED ALGORITHM TO IDENTIFY AND QUANTIFY BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE IN PET/CT SCANS