Congratulations to our Resident Research Day Winners

Resident Research Day was held in conjunction with the Annual Dr. Carol Scott-Conner Lectureship in May 2012. The 2012 Visiting Professor for the Lectureship, Dr. John Niederhuber, served as one of the judges. Congratulations to the the following Surgery Residents: 

Best Basic Science Presentation

Philip Spanheimer, MD (1st place) – presented by Tony Cyr
“TFAP2C Regulates Erk1/2 and Akt Activation and Cell Proliferation Through the Ret Receptor in Breast Carcinoma”

Jennifer Hrabe, MD (2nd place) “Hepatic Expression of Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Metastasis Through Adhesion Molecule Upregulation in Mice”

Jessemae Welsh, MD (3rd place) “Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase (EcSOD) Suppresses Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1a (HIF-1a) and Inhibits Growth in Pancreatic Cancer”

Best Clinical Presentation

Paul Jose, MD (1st place) “Weight loss Pattern from Bariatric Surgery Successfully Predicts the Outcome in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea”

Fadi Dahdaleh, MD (2nd place) “The Value of Preoperative Imaging in Ileal Neuroendocrine Tumors”

Anuradha Bhama, MD (3rd place) “Thyroglossal Duct Cysts in Children Versus Adults – Is There a Difference?”

Best Poster

Fadi Dahdaleh, MD “Reduced BMP Signaling Due to BMPR1A Germline Mutations in Juvenile Polyposis”