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Oral Presentation

The oral presentation was held on August 1, 2018.

Photos

Three photos showing winners of 2018 IMPRS Research Scholarship Poster Sessions

Oral Presenters

Student’s First NameStudent’s Last NamePROJECT TITLEMentor
MaazArifInhibition of IRS-1 Alters Retinal Circadian ClockAshay Bhatwadekar, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology
Indiana University School of Medicine
WhitneyPhillipsOutcome of Pediatric Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Prior to Ultrasound Program ImplementationBenjamin Nti, MD, MSc
Department of Emergency Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
CutterKoehlerImpact of Hepatic Stellate Cells in Scaffold-Free 3D-Bioprinting of the Liver ModelBurcin Ekser, MD
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
EmilyHentzAssessing lead exposure sources at the property scale in IndianapolisGabriel Filippelli, PhD
Department of Earth Sciences and Center for Urban Health
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
MonicaChengA Clinically Suitable Approach to Whole-Body Imaging for Quantification of Regional Perfusion: Validation of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) with 62Cu-ETS and Image- based Tracer Kinetic ModelingGary Hutchins, PhD
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Indiana University School of Medicine
KatlynSawyerUtilizing Citizen Science to Reverse the Current Lead Testing Paradigm: Development of a Scalable, Low-cost Home Lead Test KitHeidi Beidinger, PhD, MPH
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Notre Dame
AndrewShearnPneumonia in Indiana nursing homes: a retrospective case seriesJennifer Carnahan, MD, MPH
Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Indiana University School of Medicine Indiana University Center for Aging Research
BlakeSimonModulation of Myocardial Oxygen Delivery in Response to Isovolemic HemodilutionJohnathan D. Tune, PhD
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
SamuelLuebbeCardiovascular Effects of Sodium Glucose Cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) Inhibition in the Setting of Ischemia/Reperfusion InjuryJohnathan D. Tune, PhD
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
ColetteCiresiAssessing generalizability of a new-onset type 1 diabetes BiobankLinda DiMeglio, MA, MD, MPH
Divisions of Pediatrics and Adult Endocrinology
Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Indiana University School of Medicine
KalinaMisiolekUnderstanding the Algebraic and Logical Structure of Speech Perception; Effect of Signal-Dependent Noise on Phase Synchrony PatternRobert M. Worth, PhD* and
Leonid L. Rubchinsky, PhD^
*Department of Neurological Surgery
^Department of Mathematical Sciences
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
IUSM-Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
JonathanWheelerGabapentin Targeting and Bone Mineralization Defects: Proposed mechanism for increased fracture risk in patients taking GBP-class anti-epileptic drugsKenneth White, PhD
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine
BrandonFrancisAssessing Student Engagement and Higher Order Skill Proficiency During the First and Second Year of Medical School – A Comparison Between the Legacy and Recently Reformed Active Learning CurriculaMari Hopper, PhD
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
AlexanderPetersMinimally Invasive, Non-Terminal In Vivo Muscle Testing of a Porcine Tibia Fracture ModelMelissa Kacena, PhD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
DavidMuschiDisease Severity in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Patients with No Prior Diagnosis of Cirrhosis – A Unique Insight Using Vibration-Controlled Transient Elastography (VCTE)Raj Vuppalanchi, MD
Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Indiana University School of Medicine
RoshniPatelCombined inhibition of Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase (BTK) and Phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) p110δ improves monocytosis and splenomegaly in a JMML Mouse ModelReuben Kapur, PhD
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Indiana University School of Medicine
AmitNagAssociation of AHI and Other Patient Factors with Calvarial ThicknessRick F. Nelson, MD, PhD
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
HannahMooreSILDENAFIL IS NOT PROTECTIVE TO THE BOWEL FOLLOWING INTESTINAL ISCHEMIA AND REPERFUSION INJURYTroy A. Markel, MD
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
MarissaBruceCharacterizing the Role of Orbitofrontal Cortex in Social MemoryWilliam A. Truitt, PhD
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Indiana University School of Medicine
StephanHuValidating a Novel Technique for Identifying Genomic RegulatorsYunlong Liu, PhD
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine

Results

Below is a list of winners from the Research Presentation Symposium that took place on August 1.

Tie-1st Place AwardMarissa BruceBuckner Family Scholarship
Tie-1st Place AwardCutter KoehlerClaude Smith Black, M.D., Award for Outstanding Work in Research
3rd Place AwardRoshni PatelWilliam H. and Fern L. Hardiman Scholarship
4th Place AwardJonathan WheelerHazel and Tommy Thompson Cardiac Research Scholarship
5th Place AwardEmily HentzMarvella Bayh Memorial Scholarship
6th Place AwardSamuel LuebbeHazel and Tommy Thompson Cardiac Research Scholarship
Tie-7th Place AwardMaaz ArifHazel and Tommy Thompson Cardiac Research Scholarship
Tie-7th Place AwardAmit NagGeneral Excellence Award
9th ​ Place AwardBlake SimonHazel and Tommy Thompson Cardiac Research Scholarship
10th Place AwardWhitney PhillipsBuckner Family Scholarship
11th Place AwardStephan HuGeneral Excellence Award
12th Place AwardMonica ChengMarvella Bayh Memorial Scholarship