Research & Education Week 2014 Winners

Category: Basic & Translational Science

Poster Title: Amp-Dependent Protin Kinase Regulates Urea Cycle Genes In Response To Dietary Protein Intake
Theme: Genetics, Genetic Predisposition & Genetic Susceptibility

Faculty: Ljubica Caldovic

Poster Title: Id2 knock down attenuates neuroblastoma tumorigenicity and induces immunity in a mouse model
Theme: Oncology

Staff: Lina Chakrabarti

Poster Title: Broad spectrum of cardiac defects in a MKS1 mouse model of Meckel Gruber Syndrome
Theme: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery

Medical fellows or Post-Docs: Ann Punnoose

Poster Title: Are Functional Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of Proinflammatory Cytokines Associated with the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis or Spontaneous Perforation in Premature Infants?
Theme: Critical Care & Neonatology

Trainees Residents: Ashanti Franklin

Poster Title: Targeting Glioma Stem Cells Using T Cells Recognizing the Pluripotency Factor Oct4
Theme: Oncology

Trainees: Other: Kaylor Wright

Poster Title: Intratumoral heterogeneity in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
Theme: Oncology

Student: Medical or Graduate: Eshini Panditharatna

Poster Title: Developing T cells that target overexpressed p53 peptides in advanced breast cancers
Theme: Cancer & Immunotherapy

Student: High School: Le'Toya Hamilton


Category: Quality & Performance Improvement

Poster Title: Evaluation of a Pediatric Early Warning Score to Identify Deterioration in Cardiac Patients
Theme: Safety

Faculty: Nathan Dean

Poster Title: Advances in pediatric chronic pain assessment via web-based measurements: Patient Reported Outcome Measurement System (PROMIS)
Theme: Pain & Pharmacology

Faculty: Angela Fletcher

Poster Title: Missed opportunities to vaccinate children during pediatric office visits
Theme: Immunization Delivery

Staff: Kathleen Zook

Poster Title: Feasibility of Implementing a Pediatric Asthma Pathway in a Community Hospital
Theme: Treatment Compliance & Adherence

Medical fellows or Post-Docs: Naomi Hughes

Poster Title: Comparison of the Pediatric Early Warning Score to physician opinion to identify deteriorating pediatric patients
Theme: Health Services

Trainees (Residents): JB Fenix

Poster Title: Parents’ and Physicians’ Perceptions and Understanding of the Informed Consent Process for Procedures in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Theme: Health Services

Trainees (Other): Ibrahim Sandokji



Category: Clinical Research

Poster Title: Propranolol versus Prednisolone for Treatment of Symptomatic Infantile Hemangiomas
Theme: Vascular Anomalies

Faculty: Nancy Bauman

Poster Title: Administration Of Lmp-Specific Cytotoxic T-Lymphocytes To Patients With Relapsed Ebv-Positive Lymphoma Post Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant
Theme: Oncology

Staff: Renuka Miller

Poster Title: Brain Herniation in Newborns – It Can Happen
Theme: Critical Care & Neonatology

Medical fellows or Post-Docs: Malaika Cordeiro

Poster Title: Assessment of Clinical Parameters and Cardiac MRI as Predictors of Outcome in Pediatric
Theme: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery

Trainees (Residents): Shagun Sachdeva

Poster Title: Asthma Specialty Clinics Decrease Emergency Department Visits In Inner-City Children Hospitalized for Asthma Exacerbation
Theme: Asthma & Respiratory

Trainees (Other): Elena Aragona

Poster Title: Effect of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy on amino acid and nitric oxide metabolism in children
Theme: HIV & Infectious Disease

Student: Medical / Graduate: Timothy Visclosky

Poster Title: Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Exertional Heat Stroke & Measures of VO2
Theme: Genetics, Genetic Predisposition & Genetic Susceptibility

Student (High School): Rahul Ramraj


Category: Community-Based Research

Poster Title: Patients’ perception of transition importance, readiness and the likelihood of future success: the role of anticipatory guidance.
Theme: Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Faculty: Lisa Tuchman

Poster Title: An Electronic Intervention to Improve Health Behaviors in College Students
Theme: Nutrition, Obesity & Gastroenterology

Staff: Amy Schweitzer

Poster Title: Is Family-Based Obesity Prevention Effective In Sustaining Healthy Lifestyles?
Theme: Nutrition, Obesity & Gastroenterology

Trainees (Residents): Megan Gray

Poster Title: The SMART Project: Feasibility of a Text Message Program for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Theme: Endocrinology & Metabolic Disorders

Student (Medical or Graduate): Priya Mehta

Poster Title: Parent Employment and School/Daycare Concerns among Parents of Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Theme: Diabetes

Student (Undergraduate): Katheryne Wall


Category: Education, Training and Program Development

Poster Title: Integrative Case-based and Simulation Curriculum to Improve Third Year Medical Student Knowledge, Confidence, and Clinical Skills
Theme: Medical Education

Faculty: : Michelle McGarry-Hansen

Poster Title: “You want to do WHAT with my child?” – Obtaining and Documenting Informed Consent and Parental Permission
Theme: Human Subjects Protections

Staff: Maryann Rossi

Poster Title: Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) in a Child with Mosaic SOS1 Duplication and Noonan Features
Theme: Genetics, Genetic Predisposition & Genetic Susceptibility

Medical fellows / Post-Docs: Baheyeldin Salem

Poster Title: Development of a Novel Nurse/Resident Communication Educational Curriculum in the Pediatric Acute Care Setting.
Theme: Medical Education

Trainees (Residents): Michael Ortiz

Poster Title: Utilizing Three-Dimensional Printing Technology to Assess the Feasibility of High-Fidelity Synthetic Ventricular Septal Defect Models for Simulation in Medical Education
Theme: Medical Education

Trainees (Other): John Costello

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