Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Research Day 2017

Research Day 2018

Poster Awards

Research Day Poster Presenter Awards

MAY 2, 2017 Session A

Bench Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Cary Boyd-Shiwarski, MD, PhD

Abstract Title:

KS-WNK1 Is Required for WNK Body Formation in Response to Potassium Stress

Mentor:     Arohan Subramanya, MD

Bench Junior Faculty Research Award

Ankita Roy, PhD

Abstract Title:

The Aldosterone-Repressible Protein DCNL4 Promotes WNK Kinase Degradation via the KLHL3/CUL3 Complex

Mentor:     Arohan Subramanya, MD

Clinical Post Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Nobuyuki Kagiyama, MD

Abstract Title:

Reduced Global Longitudinal Strain Is Associated with In-hospital Mortality in Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Preserved Ejection Fraction

Mentor:     John Gorcsan, MD

Clinical Junior Faculty Research Award

Holly Thomas, MD, MS

Abstract Title:

Changes in Sexual Function among Midlife Women: "I'm Older… and I'm Wiser"

Mentors:     Rebecca C. Thurston, PhD, Sonya Borrero, MD, and Rachel Hess, MD

Health Services/Clinical Epidemiology Junior Faculty Research Award

Thomas Radomski, MD, MS

Abstract Title:

A Comparison of Medication-based Versus Medical Claims-based Risk Adjustment to Predict 1-year Mortality among Veterans Dually-enrolled in VA and Medicare Part D

Mentors:     Walid Gellad, MD, MPH, Michael Fine, MD, and Joshua Thorpe, PhD

Translational Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Award

Aki Hoji, PhD

Abstract Title:

Persistence of CD57+KLRG1+ Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-Specific Effector CD8 T Cells through the Primary, Contraction, and Chronic Phase of CMV Infection Is Associated with Control of Relapsing CMV infection

Mentor:     John McDyer, MD

Translational Junior Faculty Research Award

Irina Zabbarova, PhD

Abstract Title:

Relaxin Reverses Fibrosis and Rescues the Bladder in Mice with Chronic Radiation Cysitis

Mentor:     Anthony Kanai, PhD

Translational Graduate Student Research Award

John Demko, BS

Abstract Title:

Urinary Plasmin as a Predictor of Increased Blood Pressure and Decline in GFR in Diabetic Nephropathy

Mentors:     Thomas Kleyman, MD, and Rebecca Hughey, PhD