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AMA Research Symposium

Showcase your original research at the AMA Research Symposium and help mentor the physicians of tomorrow.
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The American Medical Association Research Symposium is hosted annually by the Medical Student Section, the Resident and Fellow Section and the International Medical Graduates Section. The 14th annual AMA Research Symposium took place Nov. 11 at the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

2016 AMA Research Symposium Winners

All medical students, residents, fellow and international medical graduate members of the AMA were invited to submit abstracts of their scientific research. Each section held a separate competition within the event.

MSS Overall Winners

Overall Podium Winner
Lucy Chau, “Validation of Predictive Nomograms for Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients”

Overall Poster Winner
Jillian Scott, “Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Clinics Facilitate Progressive Autonomy and Continuity of Care”

RFS Overall Winners

Overall Podium Winner
Srikanthan Krithika, “pNaKtide Attenuates Steatohepatitis and Atherosclerosis by Blocking Na/K-ATPase/Reactive Oxygen Species Amplification in Mouse Models of Metabolic Syndrome”

Overall Poster Winner
Daniel Miller, “Treatment of a Glioblastoma Multiforme Dural Metastasis with Stereotactic Radiosurgery”

IMG Overall Winners

Overall Podium Winner
Savitha Nagaraj, “Incidence of Hemorrhoids among Smokers in an Urban Minority Population”

Overall Poster Winner
Danish Henry, “Capecitabine-Induced Coronary Vasospasm”

MSS Category Winners

Biochemistry/Cell Biology
Sebastian Sciegienka, “D-penicillamine combined with inhibitors of hydroperoxide metabolism, radiation, and carboplatin enhances lung and breast cancer cell killing via oxidative stress”

Ashish Bosukonda, “Harnessing Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP) Signaling to Regulate Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition: A Novel Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Metastatic Cancer”

Cardiovascular Disease/Diabetes
Tara Shrout, “Platelet Function and Biomarker Analysis as Clinical Signatures for Bleeding and Stroke Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Outcomes and Predictors”

Clinical Outcome/Healthcare Improvement
Sabrina Karim, “The Impact of Screening Mammograms (SM) on Timeliness to First Receipt of Treatment”

Immunology/Infectious Disease/Inflammation
Michael Chen, “Alcohol Potentiates Post Burn Intestinal Ischemia through Shifts in Fluid Compartments”

Neurobiology/Neuroscience Category Winner
Justin Dourado, “Human Peripheral Nerve Grafts are Enhanced with in vitro Degeneration and Chondroitinase ABC Treatment”

Public Health and Epidemiology Category Winner
Timothy Walsh, “Goal-setting in an intervention to improve Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) access among young Black men who have sex with men (YBMSM)”

Radiology/Imaging Category Winner
Patricia Guan, “Using Sheer Wave Elastography in the Evaluation of Renal Masses”

Surgery/Biomedical Engineering Category Winner
Meredith Scott, “Should Spinal Gun Shot Wounds Be Treated Surgically?”    

RFS Category Winners

Clinical Vignette
Sarah Marsicek, “Neonatal Phototherapy-Induced Purpura Incited by Transient Porphyrinemia”

Clinical Medicine
Lucy Lin, “Discordances Between Pre- and Post-Transplant Cardiomyopathy Diagnoses in the Era of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging”

Improving Health Outcomes
Lili Barsky, “Improving Troponin Utilization”

Contact Information

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