Research Days of the Past

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Best Basic Science Abstract Award

  • Sugong Chen, MD
    FATE OF ALDEHYDE DEHYDROGENASE ENRICHED COLON CANCER STEM CELLS

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Luke Gutwein, MD
    ALLOCATION OF HEALTHCARE DOLLARS: ANALYSIS OF NONNEONATAL CIRCUMCISIONS IN FLORIDA
  • Makesha Miggins, M.D.Analysis of Socio-Demographic Disparities in Breast Cancer within a National Cancer Database

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Shawn D. Larson, MD
    “Inflammasome activation is critical for neonatal emergency myelopoiesis and expansion of hematopoietic stem cells in inflammation”
  • Jose G. Trevino, MD
    “Tumor Associated Fibroblasts Promote Pancreatic Tumor Progression and Chemoresistance”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Jeffrey B. Matthews, M.D.
    University of Chicago, Department of Surgery
    “Crossroads:  Vagotomy, The Electric Blues, and the Chicago South Side ”

2012

Best Basic Science Abstract Award

  • Amanda LoGuidice, PhD
    “INTERLEUKIN 8 (IL8) IS A MODULATOR OF TUMORIGENICITY IN COLON CANCER INITIATING CELLS”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Kenneth DeSart, MD
    “GENOME-WIDE DIFFERENCES IN INFLAMMATORY GENE EXPRESSION PREDICT SUCCESS VERSUS FAILURE IN LOWER EXTREMITY ANGIOPLASTY/ STENTING”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Catherine Chang, MD
    “RISK STRATIFICATION OF FISTULA MATURATION FAILURE FOR DIALYSIS AND GRAFT THROMBOSIS“
  • Salvatore Scali, MD
    “MECHANISMS OF HAND DYSFUNCTION FOLLOWING HEMODIALYSIS FISTULA CREATION”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Ronald V. Maier, MD
    University of Washington, Department of Surgery
    “Resuscitation of the Injured Patient: The Enemy of Good is Better”

2011

Best Basic Science Abstract Award

  • Alex Cuenca, MD
    “TLR4 PROTECTIVE ADJUVANT EFFECT TO MURINE POLYMICROBIAL SEPSIS IN TRIF, BUT NOT MYD88, DEPENDENT”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Makesha Miggins, MD
    “SURGICAL SITE INFECTION IS ASSOCIATED WITH PATIENT SURVIVAL AT A HOSPITAL LEVEL”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Winston T. Richards, MD
    “EVALUATING TRANSFER PATTERNS FOR ELDERLY BURN PATIENTS”
  • Adam W. Beck, MD
    “CSF BIOMARKERS OF SPINAL CORD INJURY IN TEVAR PATIENTS”
  • Christiana Shaw, MD and Sanda Tan, MD PhD
    “EVALUATION OF TECHNOLOGY IN SURGICAL RESIDENT EDUCATION IN THE ERA OF INCREASED ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION (ACGME) REGULATION”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Alexander W. Clowes, MD
    University of Washington, Department of Surgery
    “NOVEL APPROACHES TO CONTROLLING INTIMAL HYPERPLASIA AND RESTENOSIS”

2010

Best Basic Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Anitha Shenoy, IDP Graduate Student
    “WNT/TCF PATHWAY REPORTER: A DUAL FUSION CONSTRUCT TO ISOLATE AND IMAGE COLON CANCER INITIATING CELLS”
  • Audrey Cox, UF Undergraduate Candidate
    “A NOVEL SMALL MOLECULE DISRUPTS THE PROTEIN INTERACTIONS OF FAK AND IGF-1 RECEPTOR AND DECREASES GROWTH OF A DIRECT ESOPHAGEAL CANCER XENOGRAFT”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Michael Hong, MD
    “TEVAR IS ASSOCIATED WITH BROADENED TREATMENT ELIGIBILITY AND DECREASED OVER ALL MORTALITY IN TRAUMATIC THORACIC AORTA INJURY”
  • Constance Lee, MD
    “THE EFFECT OF CILOSTAZOL ON INTERMITTENT CLAUSICATION IN A REAL-LIFE VA PRACTICE”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Philip Efron, MD
    “THE EFFECT OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION ON INNATE AND ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY AFTER TRAUMA/HEMORRHAGE SHOCK”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Kirby I. Bland, MD
    University of Alabama, Department of Surgery
    “UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA AND INTERNATIONAL TRIALS IN HIGH-RISK RECTAL CARCINOMA”

2009

Best Basic Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Jennifer Marin
    “THE EFFECT OF STROMAL FIBROBLASTS ON COLON CANCER STEM CELL TUMORIGENESIS”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Anita Rajasekhar, MD
    “PROPHYLACTIC INFERIOR VENA CAVA FILTERS IN TRAUMA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Darwin Ang, MD
    “USING A MODEL USING BOTH CLINICAL AND GENOMIC DATA TO HELP GUIDE THERAPY AND PREDICT OUTCOMES FOR SPECIFIC COMPLICATIONS”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Michael G. Sarr, MD
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester NY
    “THE BIOLOGY OF HERNIA FORMATION/REPAIR”

2008

Best Basic Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Go Watanabe, MD
    “HSP90 INHIBITION DECREASES HUMAN HCC XENOGRAFT GROWTH”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Robert Winfield, MD
    “EARLY RESUSCITATIVE PRACTICES FAIL TO RESOLVE METABOLIC ACIDOSIS IN MORBIDLY OBESE TRAUMA PATIENTS”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Zhihua Jiang, MD
    “MECHANISMS OF CCR2 SIGNALING REGULATED VEIN GRAFT NEOINTIMAL HYPERPLASIA”
  • Emina Huang, MD
    “ALDH IDENTIFIES COLON CANCER INITIATING CELLS FROM COLITIS AND COLON CANCER”
  • Joseph Magliocca, MD
    “HYPOTHERMIC MACHINE PERFUSION OF STEATOTIC RAT HEPATIC ALLOGRAFTS FOR TRANSPLANTATION”
  • Charles Klodell, MD
    “GENOMIC IMMUNE ACTIVATION AND INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE CAN PREDICT SUCCESSFUL CARDIAC REHABILITATION”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Alden H. Harken, MD
    University of California, Department of Surgery
    “SHOULD SURGEONS DO RESEARCH?”

2007

Best Basic Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Chessy Fernandez
    “OSCILLATORY SHEAR AND VEIN GRAFT REMODELING IN A RABBIT FOCAL STENOSIS MODEL”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Matthew Delano, MD
    “APROTININ ATTENUATES THE IMMUNO-INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE AND ALTERS BLOOD MONOCYTE GENE EXPRESSION FOLLOWING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Stephen Grobmyer, MD
    “USE OF NOVEL ICG NANOPARTICLES FOR IN-VIVO CANCER IMAGING AND PHOTOTHERMAL ABLATION”
  • Thomas Beaver, MD
    “HYPERURICEMIA AS A MEDIATOR OF RENAL INJURY DURING CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Michael W. Mulholland, MD
    University of Michigan, Department of Surgery
    “SURGICAL RESEARCH IN TEN STEPS”

2006

Best Basic Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Takashi Nitta, MD
    “AN ACTIVATED PI3-KINASE/AKT PATHWAY EXERTS PRO-SURVIVAL AND ANTI-APOPTOTIC EFFECTS IN PRIMARY MOUSE CIRRHOTIC HEPATOCYTES”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Priscilla McAuliffe, MD, PhD
    “SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN SURGEONS AND ANESTHESIOLOGISTS AND INTRAVENOUS PROPOFOL AND FENTANYL DETECTED IN OPERATING ROOM AIR”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Robin Kim, MD
    “STRATEGIES AGAINST TNF-RELATED PROLIFERATIVE SIGNALING IN THE TREATMENT OF HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA”
  • Jae-Sung Kim, PhD
    “ROLE OF SPHINGOSINE AND LYSOSOMAL IRON RELEASE IN MITOCHONDRIAL PERMEABILITY ANSITION-DEPENDENT CELL DEATH AFTER ISCHEMIA/REPERFUSION OF RAT HEPATOCYTES”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Mitchell P. Fink, MD
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    “ETHYL PYRUVATE, HMGB1 AND CRITICAL THER APEUTICS, INC.: A TRUE STORY”

2005

Best Basic Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Priscilla McAuliffe, MD, PhD
    “SERPINS FROM POXVIRUS MITIGATE INTIMAL HYPERPLASIA”

Best Clinical/Translational Science Abstract Award(s)

  • Philip Efron, MD
    “ALTERATIONS IN CIRCULATING DENDRITIC CELLS AND MONOCYTES FOLLOWING HEPATECTOMY MAY AFFECT SYSTEMIC IMMUNITY”

Research Career Development Award(s)

  • Steven Hochwald, MD
    “ANTI-NEOPLASTIC EFFICACY OF FAK AND/OR IGF-1R TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITION IN HUMAN PANCREATIC CANCER XENOGRAFTS”
  • Elizabeth Beierle, MD
    “FOCAL ADHESION KINASE AND VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR-3 IN HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA”

Lester Dragstedt Visiting Professor

  • Murray F. Brennan, MD
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    “SURGICAL EDUCATION: ADAPT, CHANGE OR WITHER”

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