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The annual Research Symposium, which took place on Nov. 19, 2014, provided an
opportunity for participants to share their current research and gain
recognition for outstanding research presentations.
Participants gained exposure to
ongoing research across many fields of study, benefiting from
opportunities for inter-disciplinary discussion and collaboration. The theme for the event, which included more than 30 research presentations, was "Seeing Osteopathic Medicine Differently: Structure and Function are Reciprocally Interrelated."Flavia Costa, PhD, research instructor in the College of Biosciences, served as chair for the event, and Steven Gustafson, DO, assistant professor of pathology, was the co-chair. Keynote speakers were Pedro Lowenstein, MD, PhD, of the University of Michigan School of Medicine, and Lynda Bonewald, PhD, of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry and Center of Excellence in the Study of Dental and Musculoskeletal Tissues (CEMT).
First Place:The Norbert W. Seidler, PhD, Prize for ResearchRichard Thompson"The Effects of Obesity on the Pharmacokinetics of Pantoprazole and CYP2C19 Activity in Children and Adolescents with GERD"
Second Place: Megan Ottomeyer, "Evaluation of Ciclopirox and Auranofen as Potential Chemotherapeutic Agents for Use Against Osteosarcoma"Third Place: Kanwar Singh, "Respiratory Health Among Low-Income Residents of Subsidized Housing Complexes"Betty Jo White, DO, FACOS, Prize for ResearchFlavia Costa, PhD"Induction of Fetal Hemoglobin by Transcriptional Co-Activator TSPYL1"
Pedro Lowenstein, MD, PhD Richard C. Schneider Collegiate Professor Endowed Chair and Professor of Neurosurgery, Professor of Cell and Developmental BiologySchool of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan | Biographical information | CV
Trial of Endogenous Immunotherapy: Reconstructing the Brain Innate and
Adaptive Immune Systems to Eliminate Malignant Brain Tumors
Lynda Bonewald, PhDVice Chancellor for Translational and Clinical Research, Curators’ Professor, Lee M. and William Lefkowitz Professor, Director, UMKC-CEMT,Director, Bone Biology Research Program in the UMKC School of Dentistry, Department of Oral Biology | Biographical information | CV
Presenting Do Muscle and Bone Communicate Independent of Loading?
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Important: Changes will not be allowed after the final submission date of Oct. 3. Presenters will be notified by email by Oct. 17 if their research abstract has been accepted. Presenters and mentors will be required to R.S.V.P. to the abstract acceptance email.
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