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  • 2013 Research Symposium

    Faculty and students gathered Nov. 21-22, 2013, to share their own research initiatives and learn from others in the field during the 22nd annual KCUMB Research Symposium, which focused on the theme of “Population Health: The Impact of Translational Research.”

    Research Symposium - Page AdMore than 50 research abstracts were presented during the symposium, some as oral research presentations and others as part of a poster session. Bill Balke, M.D., program director for the University of California San Francisco’s Philippines-California Advanced Research Institute, gave the keynote address.

     

     

  • Presented at KCUMB's 2013 Research Symposium

     Select the type/category below to see a full listing of abstracts:

    Basic Medical Sciences (BMS)

    Clinical Science (CS)

    Bioethics/Medical Education (BIO/MED)

    Community Health (CH)

    2013 Research Symposium Award Winners:

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

    Second place: Eric Czer
    Unexpected Anatomical Variations of the Anterior Talofibular Ligament | Read abstract

    Third place: Kenna Schnarr
    Investigation of the Role of Carcinoma-Associated Fibroblasts in Tumor Angiogenesis | Read abstract

    Winner of the Betty Jo White, D.O., Prize for Research,
    Presented to: Eric Czer
    Unexpected Anatomical Variations of the Anterior Talofibular Ligament | 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


    Friday, Nov. 22

    8-10 a.m.  
    Awards breakfast and presentations, Butterworth Alumni Center - by invitation only

    Time: 8-8:30 a.m.
    Event: Breakfast and opening remarks

    Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
    Event: Keynote Speaker: Marco 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

    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Event: Awards and Final Remarks

    Schedule change notification: Poster set-up has been changed to also include the following date and time: 3-4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Strickland Education Pavilion (SEP).

    Thursday, Nov. 21

    8-8:30 a.m.
    Poster set-up and light breakfast

    Event: Poster set-up
    Location: Strickland Education Pavilion (SEP), Room 220

    Event: Light breakfast
    Location: Classroom A and B (Annex) and Ricci Auditorium, SEP

    • First-year medical students: Classroom A and B (Annex)
    • Second-year medical students: Ricci Auditorium (SEP)
    • COB students: Classroom A and B (Annex)
    • Visiting prospective students: Classroom A and Ricci Auditorium
    • Non-presenting faculty: Classroom A and B (Annex)
    • Presenting faculty: Ricci Auditorium (SEP)
    • Alumni and guests: Ricci Auditorium (SEP)

    8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Presentations - Attendance is required for all students  

    Speakers will be presenting in Ricci Auditorium and Classroom B, and the event will be simulcast in Classroom A and B and Ricci Auditorium (as needed). Due to space constraints, please find your location for the presentations below:

    • First-year medical students: Classroom A and B (Annex)
    • Second-year medical students: Ricci Auditorium (SEP)
    • COB students: Classroom A and B (Annex)
    • Visiting prospective students: Classroom A and Ricci Auditorium
    • Non-presenting faculty: Classroom A and B (Annex)
    • Presenting faculty: Ricci Auditorium (SEP)
    • Alumni and guests: Ricci Auditorium (SEP)

    Time: 8:30-8:40 a.m.
    Event:
    Welcome message
    Presented by: Jeffrey Joyce, Ph.D.,Vice President of Research, KCUMB | Read bio information

    Time: 8:40-8:50 a.m.
    Event: University updates
    Presented by: Marc B. Hahn, D.O., President and Chief Executive Officer, KCUMB | Read bio information

    Time: 8:50-10:10 a.m.
    Event: Faculty Presentations (10-20 minutes each)

    Time: 10:10-10:40 a.m.
    Event: Break

    Time: 10:40 a.m. - Noon
    Event: Keynote address, question-and-answer session
    Presented by: Keynote Speaker: Bill Balke, M.D. Professor in Residence, Director Clinical Research Services CTSI, UCSF School of Medicine

    Time: Noon-12:15 p.m.
    Event: Research Symposium Chair wrap-up
    Presented by: Flavia Costa, Ph.D.

    12:15-2:30 p.m.
    Lunch buffet and poster session - Attendance is required for all students  

    Lunch will be served in Strickland Education Pavilion (SEP) atrium and the Annex foyer.

    Time: 12:15-2:30 p.m.
    Event: Poster session
    Location: SEP 220

    • 12:30-1:30 p.m.- Odd-numbered posters will be judged
    • 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Even-numbered posters will be judged

    3-4 p.m
    Special Q & A session - Registration required

    Time: 3-4 p.m.

    Event: Q & A with keynote speaker - Registration required
    Presented by: Keynote Speaker: Bill Balke, M.D. Professor in Residence, Director Clinical Research Services CTSI, UCSF School of Medicine