Research Day 2019 Award Recipients

Published: April 23rd, 2019

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April 19, 2019 marked the 15th Annual UF Department of Surgery Research Day! This day is held as an annual celebration of scientific advancements and achievements by UF Health surgeons, scientists and residents.

Research Day Winners

Congratulations to the following researchers who demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in their studies:

 

Mckenzie Hollen

Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Evolve After Human Sepsis And Are Associated With Unique Epigenetic Expression Patterns

Clinical Translational Award

Best Plenary Oral Presentation

Mentor: Philip Efron, M.D.

 

Qin Yu

Intestinal Microbiota Mediates Pancreatic Carcinogenesis Through Modulation of Tumor Infiltrating Natural Killer Cells

Moldawer Basic Science Award

Best Plenary Oral Presentation

Mentor: Ryan M. Thomas, M.D.

 

Michael Cox, M.D.

Sarcopenia is Associated with Poor Long-Term Functional Status and Mortality Following Intra-Abdominal Sepsis

Clinical Translational Award

Best Quick Shot Oral Presentation

Mentor: Scott Brakenridge, M.D.

 

Julie Stortz, M.D.

Old Mice Better Replicate the Human Condition in a Novel Murine Sepsis Model

Moldawer Basic Science Award

Best Quick Shot Oral Presentation

Mentor: Philip Efron, M.D.

 

Eric Jeng, M.D.

Improving the Detection and Clinical Care of Dysphagia in Cardiac Patients

Research Career Development Award