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Skelly's Corner

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Hello again from Skelly Bones!

I hope everyone was able to attend Research Day and see the amazing work that students, faculty, staff, and residents are doing on both campuses.

Good luck on finals and boards and congratulations to all of our graduates. Enjoy the summer!

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New BoardVitals Question Banks

Based on student and faculty requests, the Library has added five new questions banks to BoardVitals. These question banks cover family medicine, OBGYN, psychiatry, and surgery.

Use BoardVitals to create customized practice tests that simulate board exams. Know your strengths and weaknesses with up-to-date explanations for each answer and references and links to applicable sources.

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Research Day Award Winners

Thank you to the participants and attendees who made Resaarch Day a success. Congratulations to the 2017 Research Day award winners!

Georgia Campus

Excellence in Research-Biomedical Sciences

First place: Moji Salau, “BKCa Channel Expression and Functional Regulation in Diabetic Pulmonary Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells.” and Shelby Sweat, “Analysis of the Effects of TGF-β Mediated Reduction of Caveolin-1 Expression Following Cellular Interaction with a Biological Extracellular Matrix.”

Second place: Christina Paul, “The Role of Lipocalin -2 (Lcn2) in Acetaminophen Induced Acute Liver Failure.”

Honorable mention: Nisha Gajjar, “The role of secretory phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) inhibitor Varespladib in mitigation of acetaminophen(APAP) induced acute liver failure.” and Elizabeth Hernandez, “Anti-Cancer Effect of Fluorinated Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (FCAPE) on Human Multiple Myeloma Cells.”

Excellence in Research-Pharmaceutical Sciences

First place: Teena John, “Anti-myeloma Effect of Imidazole and Methyl Derivatives of a Synthetic Oleanane Triterpenoid 2-cyano-3,12-dioxooleana-1,9-dien-28-oic acid (CDDO).”

Second place: Eva Karam, “Management of HIV-positive Patients Undergoing CABG: A Case Series.”

Honorable mention: Irandokht Khaki Najafabadi, “Magnetic Drug Delivery of Xanthohumol to Adipocytes using Ultrasmall Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles.”

Excellence in Research-DO Program

First place: Andrew Keith, “Cerebellar and Cerebral Cortical Responses to Cathodal tDCS: An In Vivo Approach to Study its Applicability to Cerebellar Ataxia Treatment.”

Second place: Alex Wang, “Study of Excitability Changes in Purkinje Cell Output During DCS Stimulation by In Vitro Approach.”

Excellence in Research-Residents/Fellows

First place: Brandon Cunningham, “Appropriateness of Statin Dose in High Risk Patients Post-PCI/CABG at Gwinnett Medical Center.”

Second place: Cynthia Francis, “Cyclosporine A-Induced Calcineurin Isoform Specific Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMP-2 and MMP-9) Expression in Renal Fibroblasts.”

Honorable mention: Keith Johnson, “Pharmacist Intervention on the Stroke Team in the Emergency Department.”

 

Philadelphia Campus

The David Miller, DO '60 Memorial Endowed Research Day Awards

Excellence in Research - Best in Show: Mihoko Tantabe, “Family Planning in Refugee Settings: Findings from a Multi-Country Study.”

Excellence in Research - Psychology: Noah Sideman, “Task fMRI and Functional Connectivity Show Concordant Memory Laterality in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.”

Excellence in Research - Masters in Biomedical Sciences: Anahi McIntyre, “Protein Kinase C Epsilon Peptide Inhibitor Exerts Cardioprotective Effects in Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury.”

Excellence in Alzheimer's Disease Research: Vanessa Valdivia, “Evaluation of Smell and miRNA Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).”

The Camille DiLullo, PhD, Excellence in Research Awards

DO award: Morgan McCoy, “Assessment of Clinicians’ Knowledge and Screening Practices of Stimulant Misuse in Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”

Resident award: Mark Ishak, DO, “Minimally Invasive In Vivo Real-time Identification of Human Astrocytoma with Sulforhodamine 101.”

Staff award: Danielle Exler, “Determining Whether Seizures During Early Development Lead to Long-term Behavioral Deficits in Zebrafish.”

PCOM Library Young Investigators Award

Alixandria Colon, Omayris Ramos and Tracy Wong, of Olney Charter High School in Philadelphia, “Understanding Cervical and Breast Cancer.”

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