Abstracts & Presentations

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    Research Symposium Winner 2014

    First Place
    The Norbert W. Seidler, PhD, Prize for Research
    Richard 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"
    Costa Award
    Betty Jo White, DO, FACOS, Prize for Research
    Flavia Costa, PhD
    "Induction of Fetal Hemoglobin by Transcriptional Co-Activator TSPYL1"

    Invited Presentation:

    The Roots of Osteopathic Spirituality: A.T. Still's Philosophical Anthropology
    Amy Michelle DeBaets, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bioethics, KCUMB 

    Betty Jo White, DO, FACOS, Prize for Research by Faculty Presentations:

    Platelet TDP-43: A Novel Signature Proein for Alzheimer's Disease
    Abdulbaki Agabas and Jessica Sage
    Presenter: Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, KCUMB

    Studies on the Neuronal Plasma Membrane Ca2+-ATPase in a Cellular Model of Parkinson’s Disease
    Paul Ramlow, Tara Allen and Asma Zaidi
    Presenter: Asma Zaidi, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, KCUMB

    Induction of Fetal Hemoglobin by Transcriptional Co-activator TSPYL1
    Flavia Costa, Haylna Fedosyuk, Renee Neades and Kenneth Peterson
    Presenter: Flavia Costa, PhD, Research Instructor, KCUMB 

    General Guidelines for Submission

    To be eligible to submit an abstract, you must be a:

    1. KCU student (seeking a DO or MS degree)
    2. Post-graduate resident or fellow
    3. KCU faculty member | See information on Betty Jo White, DO, FACOS, Prize for Research Award

    Abstract-Specific Guidelines:  

    • Purpose/Introduction: Rationale, research question and objectives of the study
    • Methods/Materials: Brief description of research design, techniques, models of inquiry and sources of data
    • Results: Summarized data or outcomes, including quantitative statistical significance, or qualitative description of outcomes/inquiries
    • Conclusions: Brief interpretation of the results and implications to your field of study

    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.