RAD 2014 Winners

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Congratulations to the 2014 RAD Winners

 

    Niadyne Award ($250)  
1628   PHYSICIANS PRACTICES AND END OF LIFE Sina Najafi
       
    TECH Fort Worth  
    –Innovation in Research Award ($300)  
1603   ANTIBODY ENCAPSULATION WITHIN POLYMERIC NANOPARTICLES Andrew Gdowski
       
    Smith and Nephew  
    –1st Place Translational Research Award ($500)  
206   MIMICKING INFECTION FOR IMMUNOTHERAPY AGAINST BREAST CANCER-FOOLING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Rutika Kokate
    –2nd Place Translational Research Award ($300)  
503   X-RAY FLUORESCENCE FOR TRACKING CELL DIFFERENTIATION Victor Lin
       
    Cardiovascular Research Institute Award Presentation  
    –1st Place Graduate Student ($300)  
304   CONTRIBUTION OF THE MNPO ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTORS TO BRAIN STEM ACTIVITY AND HYPERTENSION Brent Shell
    –2nd Place Graduate Student ($200)  
310   MYOSIN REGULATORY LIGHT CHAIN A13T MUTATION ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC HYPERTROPHY IMPOSES DIFFERENCES ON KINETICS AND SPATIAL DISTRIBUTIONS OF CROSS-BRIDGES IN HEALTHY AND DISEASED VENTRICLES Janhavi Nagwekar
    –3rd Place Graduate Student ($200)  
316   THE ROLE OF CEREBRAL OXYGENATION ON TOLERANCE TO CENTRAL HYPOVOLEMIA Victoria Kay
       
    Institute for Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease  
    –Predoctoral Poster Award ($500)  
110   THE EFFECT OF LS-1-137, A NOVEL PHENYLACETAMIDE SIGMA 1 RECEPTOR SELECTIVE AGONIST ON SCOPOLAMINE-DEPENDENT COGNITIVE DEFICIT IN C57BL/6J MICE. Maninder Malik
       
    Institute for Cancer Research Awards  
    –Top Graduate Student Research ($500)  
205   MIEN1 PROMOTES CANCER CELL MIGRATION AND INVASION THROUGH ENHANCED
ACTIN DYNAMICS
Marilyne Kpetemey
    –Postdoctoral Research Achievement ($500)  
212   TETRANDRINE INDUCES ROS-DRIVEN CASPASE-DEPENDENT APOPTOSIS OF PROSTATE
CANCER CELLS VIA MITOCHONDRIAL AND CELL DEATH RECEPTOR PATHWAY
Pankaj Chaudhary
       
    For HER Awards  
    –Clinical Poster Award ($300)  
2100   “IT HAPPENS OUT HERE” – THE VICTIMIZATION EXPERIENCES AND HEALTH CHALLENGES OF WOMEN WHO ARE HOMELESS Gabrianna Saks
    –Translational Research Poster Award ($300)  
1801   QUANTITATIVE PROTEOMIC INVESTIGATION OF ESTROGENIC ENDOCRINE-DISRUPTING EFFECTS IN THE RAT UTERUS USING SYSTEMS BIOLOGY Fatima Sahyouni
       
    North Texas Eye Institute  
    –Best Graduate Student Presentation ($300)  
910   KNOCKOUT OF CASPASE-7 PROTECTS AGAINST OPTIC NERVE CRUSH-INDUCED RETINAL GANGLION CELL DEATH Shreyasi
Choudhury
       
    Osteopathic Research Center  
    –Excellence in Research Award ($250)  
1701   ENHANCING PATIENT AND DOCTOR EXPERIENCE IN AN OUTPATIENT OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATIVE MEDICINE (OMM) CLINIC VIA UTILIZATION OF ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR) SCRIBES John David Myers
       
    Texas Prevention Institute Awards  
    –1st Place Poster Presentation ($250)  
2105   SURVIVAL SEX ON THE STREETS: RESULTS FROM THE HOMELESS WOMEN’S HEALTH AND
VICTIMIZATION STUDY
Shlesma Chhetri
    –2nd Place Poster Presentation ($150)  
706   THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ACCULTURATION AND RISK FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES IN MEXICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS José D. Retana
       
    Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Awards  
    –1st Place Student Research Award ($500)  
1612   DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT OF A BIO-INSPIRED SURGICAL ADHESIVE Jason Hoffman
    –2nd Place Student Research Award ($400)  
503   X-RAY FLUORESCENCE FOR TRACKING CELL DIFFERENTIATION Victor Lin
    –3rd Place Student Research Award ($300)  
305   DELAYED NEURONAL DEATH IN SWINE FOLLOWING CARDIAC ARREST AND RESUSCITATION Anh Quynh Nguyen
    –1st Place Resident Research Award ($250)  
1616   EFFECT OF TIBIAL SLOPE ON FLEXION AND FEMORAL ROLLBACK IN TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY: A CADAVERIC STUDY Andrew Chambers
    –Honors Student Research Award ($250)  
911   PROLONGED NMDA STIMULATION INDUCES NEUROPROTECTIVE PATHWAYS AND ENHANCES SURVIVABILITY OF PRIMARY RETINAL GANGLION CELLS Brett Mueller
    –Russ Jenkins Memorial Research Award – Surgery Dept ($250)  
1612   DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT OF A BIO-INSPIRED SURGICAL ADHESIVE Jason Hoffman
    –I.M. Koor Memorial Research Award – OMM Dept ($250)  
1701   ENHANCING PATIENT AND DOCTOR EXPERIENCE IN AN OUTPATIENT OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATIVE MEDICINE (OMM) CLINIC VIA UTILIZATION OF ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR) SCRIBES John David Myers
    –Family Medicine Resident Research Award ($250)  
1108   DIFFERENCES IN HEALTH BEHAVIORS BETWEEN MEDICAL SCHOOL FACULTY AND STAFF Stephen Ake
    –1st Place Children’s Health Research Award – Pediatrics Dept ($300)  
200   CARDIAC FUNCTION IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS TREATED WITH ANTHRACYCLINES: THE ROLE OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC AND ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC SCREENING Melodie Minter
    –2nd Place Children’s Health Research Award – Pediatrics Dept ($200)  
701   CLASSIFICATION OF CHILDREN WITH NEWLY DIAGNOSED DIABETES MELLITUS Sameer Prakash
    Medical Student Government Association  
    –1st Place Research Award ($300)  
1603   ANTIBODY ENCAPSULATION WITHIN POLYMERIC NANOPARTICLES Andrew Gdowski
    –2nd Place Research Award ($200)  
308   HYPERCOAGULATION IN THE POST-ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CATHETER ABLATION PATIENT Shamyal Khan
    –3rd Place Research Award ($150)  
1502   INDUCTION OF APOPTOSIS VIA TESTOSTERONE IN OXIDATIVELY DAMAGED DOPAMINERGIC CELLS Olivia Simmons
    –Best in First Year Award ($150)  
2100   “IT HAPPENS OUT HERE” – THE VICTIMIZATION EXPERIENCES AND HEALTH CHALLENGES
OF WOMEN WHO ARE HOMELESS
Gabrianna Saks
       
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Awards  
    –1st Place Oral Presentation ($500)  
915   SIGMA-1 RECEPTOR STIMULATION PROTECTS PURIFIED RETINAL GANGLION CELLS FROM ISCHEMIC INSULT THROUGH THE PHOSPHORYLATION OF EXTRACELLULAR SIGNAL REGULATED KINASE 1/2 Brett Mueller
    –1st Place Postdoctoral Poster Award  
212   TETRANDRINE INDUCES ROS-DRIVEN CASPASE-DEPENDENT APOPTOSIS OF PROSTATE
CANCER CELLS VIA MITOCHONDRIAL AND CELL DEATH RECEPTOR PATHWAY
Pankaj Chaudhary
    –Department of Cell Biology and Immunology 1st Place Oral Presentation ($300)  
213   NOVEL USE OF PROLIFERATING CELL NUCLEAR ANTIGEN AS A BIOMARKER OF METASTATIC CANCER Nathan Horton
    –Department of Cell Biology and Immunology 1st Place Poster Award ($300)  
1202   CD44 EXPRESSION INDUCES CALCIUM INFLUX DECREASING EGR-1 EXPRESSION AND
PROLIFERATION IN ACUTE LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA CELLS
Ronny R. Racine
    –Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics and the Institute of Applied Genetics 1st Place
Genetics ($300)
 
205   MIEN1 PROMOTES CANCER CELL MIGRATION AND INVASION THROUGH ENHANCED ACTIN DYNAMICS Marilyne Kpetemey
    –Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics and the Institute of Applied Genetics 1st
Place Forensics ($300)
 
1301   ALLELE CHARACTERIZATION OF TEN SHORT TANDEM REPEAT LOCI OF NORTH AMERICAN BEARS (URSIDS) USING NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING McKensie Kreutzer
       
    Graduate Student Association Awards  
    –1st Place Poster ($500)  
205   MIEN1 PROMOTES CANCER CELL MIGRATION AND INVASION THROUGH ENHANCED ACTIN
DYNAMICS
Marilyne Kpetemey
    –2nd Place Poster ($300)  
911   PROLONGED NMDA STIMULATION INDUCES NEUROPROTECTIVE PATHWAYS AND
ENHANCES SURVIVABILITY OF PRIMARY RETINAL GANGLION CELLS
Brett Mueller
    –3rd Place Poster ($200)  
1202   CD44 EXPRESSION INDUCES CALCIUM INFLUX DECREASING EGR-1 EXPRESSION AND
PROLIFERATION IN ACUTE LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA CELLS
Ronny R. Racine
       
    School of Public Health  
    –1st Place Poster Presentation ($500)  
1114   MAXIMUM COST OF EFFICIENT WEIGHT-LOSS PROGRAMS FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE POPULATIONS Saehwan Park
    –2nd Place Poster Presentation ($350)  
1103   ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PERFLUORONONANOIC ACID (PFNA) AND THYROID HORMONE LEVELS IN THE U.S. POPULATION: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF NHANES DATA, 2007-2008 Lauren R. Hall
    –3rd Place Poster Presentation ($200)  
2103   ACCEPTABILITY OF SELF-ADMINISTERED PAP SMEARS AMONG SUBSTANCE ABUSING POPULATIONS Saritha Bangara
       
    School of Health Professions  
    –Best Physical Therapy Poster Presentation ($300)  
1624   ISCHEMIA-INDUCED REDUCTION OF SOMATOSENSORY INPUT DECREASES BALANCE; ADDED VIBRATORY NOISE PARTIALLY RESTORES FUNCTION Gemma Rose
       
    Elena and Thomas Yorio Travel Award  
    CARDIAC FUNCTION IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS TREATED WITH ANTHRACYCLINES: THE ROLE OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC AND ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC SCREENING Melodie Minter