Awardees 2016-2017

HOUSESTAFF

Awardee: Angie Hood-Medland, M.D., Resident, Internal Medicine
Mentor: Elisa Tong, M.D., Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, General Medicine
Paper: A Retrospective Assessment of Patient and Provider Utilization of an Electronic Medical Record Electronic Referral Connecting To Tobacco Quitline

Awardee: Alexander Kuo, M.D., Resident, Internal Medicine
Mentor: Christopher Bowlus, M.D., Professor and Chief, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Paper: Management of Symptom Complexes in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

GRADUATE STUDENT

Awardee: Bert Frederich, Graduate Student, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
Mentor: Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, M.D., Professor, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
Paper: Electrotaxis of Cardiac Progenitor Cells, Cardiac Fibroblasts, and Induced Pluripotent Stem cell-derived Cardiac Progenitor Cells requires serum and is directed via PI3K pathways

Awardee: Dennis Wu, Graduate Student, Internal Medicine
Mentor: Iannis Adamopoulos, BSc(Hons), MPhil, DPhil, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Paper: Autophagy-linked FYVE Containing Protein Wdfy3 Interacts with TRAF6 and Modulates RANKL-induced Osteoclastogenesis

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

Awardee: Johnathon Anderson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Internal Medicine, Stem Cell Program
Mentor: Jan Nolta, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Internal Medicine, Stem Cell Program
Paper: Comprehensive Proteomic Analysis of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes Reveals Modulation of Angiogenesis via NFkB Signaling

Awardee: Karen Jones, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Mentor: Judy Van de Water, Ph.D., Professor, Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Paper: Autism with Intellectual Disability is Associated with Increased Levels of Maternal Cytokines and Chemokines During Gestation