The 7th Annual Medical Scholars Research Day

scholarsThe 7th Annual Medical Scholars Research Day was held on September 21, 2015 in the J. Harold Harrison, MD Education Commons. James C. Oates, MD, of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) delivered the keynote address, “The Career of an Academic Investigator: Straight Road or Branching Path?” The talk was followed by 129 poster presentations by medical scholars. Of these, 27 were mentored by Cancer Center members:

Wendy Bollag Mathew Joseph Determining the regulation of aquaporin 3 using a promoter-luciferase reporter construct
Lauren Marshall Aquaporin 3 levels in mouse skin upon exposure to suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid
E. Leila Clay Mary Kate Lintel A pilot study of vitamin D repletion shows improvement in pain and vascular endothelial function in adult patients with sickle cell disease
John Cowell Frank Merlino Protein expression as a determinant of ABT 199 and AC 220 drug potency
Catherine Davis Joseph Coppiano A new screening test for congenital color deficiency in preschoolers
Brittany Truitt BMI and school readiness in preschool children
Sehrish Viqar Do quality child-care and socioeconomic status affect the educational trajectory of preschool-aged children?
Michael Duncan James McPhail Collagen mRNA expression in TP53 mutated and non-mutated samples of hepatocellular carcinoma
Sharad Ghamande David Mysona Gene expression differences between platinum resistant and platinum sensitive ovarian cancer
Feng-Ming Kong Ryan Goetz Radiation may increase risk of cardiac events in patients with breast cancer
Abdullah Kutlar Nina Kuei Characteristics and potential biomarkers for chronic pain in patients with sickle cell disease
Cindy Neunert Sadie Mason Health-related quality of life in patients with sickle cell disease living in urban and rural Georgia: a case-control study
Nita Maihle Blake Vander Wood New method for isoform-specific detection of alternate EGFR isoforms in human placenta demonstrates differential isoform expression across trimesters
Lin Mei Jiayun (Margaret) Fang Characterizing NRG3 maturation and interaction with ERBB receptors
Austin Wallace Investigating the role of LRP4 in regeneration of neuromuscular junctions
Norman Pollack Eric Ollila Inactive matrix Gla protein is associated with arterial stiffness and vascular endothelial function in hemodialysis patients
Darko Pucar Stephen Scott Optimization of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma staging and treatment planning with PET/contrast CE
Betty Pace Amber Berry The role of mir-144 in drug-mediated fetal hemoglobin induction in human erythroid progenitors
Daitoku Sakamuro Evan Monson BIN1 as a potential therapeutic target for acute promyelocytic leukemia
Patricia Schoenlein Jason Conger Targeting MEK/MAPK1/2 in vivo to eradicate antiestrogen resistance
Jin-Xiong She Lynn Tran Multiplex immunoassay of serum protein glycoforms for cancer biomarker discovery
Paul Tran Mining the cancer genome atlas database to discover candidate serum biomarkers for clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Huidong Shi Jordan Bauer Suppressing oncogene transcription with the Cdk7 inhibitor THZ1 disrupts cell proliferation and viability of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
David Terris Wilson Omesiete Comparison of outpatient and intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels
Yazdan Raji Eye catching predictors of neurological impairments in Parkinsonian Syndromes (PS)
John Vender Rohan Gupta Ginkgolic acid decreases glioma cell survival and may overcome chemoresistance to temozolomide
Gang Zhou Thomas Hodo Curative chemoimmunotherapy and tumor senescence: the role of anti-tumor CD4+ T cells
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