Research Symposium

  • The purpose of the annual Research Symposium is to provide an opportunity for participants to share their current research and gain recognition for outstanding research presentations.

    Research Symposium - WinnersThis event also provides a venue to participate and gain exposure to ongoing research across many fields of study, and facilitate opportunities for inter-disciplinary discussion and collaboration.

    The 2013 Research Symposium topic focus was Population Health: Impact of Translational Research. This event took place on Nov. 21-22, 2013 at KCUMB.

    Award Winners:

    Winner of the Norbert W. Seidler, Ph.D. Prize for Research
    First place:
    John Frey, second-year osteopathic medical student
    A Role for Raptor Phosphorylation in the Mechanical Activation of mTOR Signaling | Read abstract

    Winner of the Betty Jo White, D.O., Prize for Research
    Second place: Eric Czer, second-year osteopathic medical student
    Unexpected Anatomical Variations of the Anterior Talofibular Ligament | Read abstract

    Third place: Kenna Schnarr, second-year osteopathic medical student
    Investigation of the Role of Carcinoma-Associated Fibroblasts in Tumor Angiogenesis | Read abstract

    Keynote Speakers: 

    Research Symposium - BalkeBill Balke, M.D.
    Professor in Residence,
    Director Clinical Research Services CTSI,
    UCSF School of Medicine | Biographical information | CV


    Research Symposium - BrottoMarco Brotto, B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
    MUBIG Director and Skeletal Muscle Research,
    Dale & Dorothy Thompson Missouri Endowed
    Professor of Nursing Research
    Professor of Nursing, Medicine & Biological Sciences
    UMKC School of Nursing | CV

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