Research and clinical vignette poster winners
The following 20 residents and 10 medical students won this year’s research and clinical vignette poster competitions.
Resident research posters
Naveed Aslam, ACP-ASIM Associate, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University
Down-Regulation of NFkB in Prostate Cancer Cells by Ciprofloxacin
Rebecca Chapin, ACP-ASIM Associate, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis
A 17¢ Take-Home Graph Improved Glycosylated Hemoglobin in Inner-City Patients with Diabetes
Cynthia Christiano, ACP-ASIM Associate, Brody School Of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.
Enhancement of Hemodialysis with the East Carolina University Pulse Wave Dialysis Pump
|Naveed Aslam, ACP-ASIM Associate (center), explains his research on prostate cancer to the poster competition judges.|
Scotte R. Hartronft, ACP-ASIM Associate, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas
The Emphasis on Renal-Dosing Medications Study
Davinder S. Jassal, ACP-ASIM Associate, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Influence of Angiotensin II on Smad Protein Expression Post Myocardial Infarction
Loren Kirchner, ACP-ASIM Associate, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio
Effects of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Wound Healing Rates in the Genetically Diabetic Mouse Model.
Richard G. Pinckney, ACP-ASIM Associate, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
Effect of False-Positive Mammograms on Subsequent Screening Mammography in Vermont Women
Erik Rupard, ACP-ASIM Associate, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington
Corrected Serum Calcium Is Not Predictive of Ionized Calcium
Norbert Schmidt, ACP-ASIM Associate, Tulane University, New Orleans
Is Gastric Cancer Detected in Advanced Stages Because American Gastroenterological Association Guidelines Missed Too Many Cases?
Maria Shvab, ACP-ASIM Associate, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J.
Documentation Rules for Cognitive Services: Fair Play or "Dumbing Down"?
Resident clinical vignette posters
Tshering D. Amdo, ACP-ASIM Associate, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore
Mary Carroll, ACP-ASIM Associate, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.
Hyperparathyroid Storm Masquerading as Malignancy
Mahir Elder, ACP-ASIM Associate, Wayne State University-Detroit Medical Center, Detroit
Myocardial Infarction Post In-Vitro Fertilization
Karen Fickel, ACP-ASIM Associate, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, Wisc.
A Man with the Blues
Sonil Joshi, ACP-ASIM Associate, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.
Variant Angina and Ambulatory ST Segment Elevation in a Patient with Systolic Myocardial Bridging: Successful Treatment with a Calcium Antagonist
Juan Lin, ACP-ASIM Associate, VA Medical Center—Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif.
Eosinophilia Associated with Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Peter Melchert, ACP-ASIM Associate, University Of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis
Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome: A Fulminant Thrombotic Crisis in a Patient with Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Karlina M. Patton, ACP-ASIM Associate, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati
Chronic Pseudo-Obstruction and Hypomotility Due to Scleroderma Limited Entirely to the Small Intestine
Gil Porat, ACP-ASIM Associate, Legacy Emanuel Health Center, Portland, Ore.
Claude Tonnerre, ACP-ASIM Associate, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Md.
A Case of Severe Anemia in a Patient with Hereditary Spherocytosis
Medical student research posters
Gregory Beyer, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Optimizing Suicide Gene Therapy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer Utinlizing a Novel Targeted Adenovirus in Vitro
Elizabeth McDonald, Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, Minn.
Cisplatin Induced Apoptosis of Dorsal Root Ganglia Neurons Is Not Fas-Medicated
Laura Rau, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.
Study of MHC Class-1 Restricted CD8 T-Cells Using an Evolutionary Approach
Kevin Sanders, University of Illinois, Chicago
Blood Substitute Design from Recombinant Hemoglobin Polymers
Delaney Smith, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland
Alzheimer’s Genotype and Personality in Healthy Subjects
Medical student clinical vignette posters
Alex Cho, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
IL-6 as a Cause of Hypocalcaemia in Advanced Liver Disease
Elliott Dasenbrook, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill.
T-cell Dysfunction and a B-cell Tumor: Cytomegaslovirus (CMV) in a Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Patient
Vanessa Dixon, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
A Rare Disease Diagnosed Unexpectantly
Jeffery R. Groce, University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
The Differential Diagnosis of a Gastroentestinal Bleed and its Workup
Jon Walker, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
Acute Methemoglobinemia Secondary to Topical Benzociane Spray
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