2008 Pathology Young Investigators' Day Awards


10th ANNUAL DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY YOUNG INVESTIGATORS' DAY

Congratulations to the Award Recipients
Basic: Joon T. Park, M.S.
Clinical: Joseph Maleszewski, M.D.
Translational: Aaron Tobian, M.D., Ph.D.
Excellence in BASIC RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title (pdf)
Jobert G. Barin, B.A. Graduate Student Immunology Noel Rose, M.D., Ph.D. IL17 induces a novel and unique monocyte/macrophage phenotype
Geral C. Baldeviano, M.S. Graduate Student Immunology Noel Rose, M.D., Ph.D. Th17 Differentiation by Dendritic Cells is Dependent on IL-13
Kathleen H. Burns, M.D., Ph.D. Clinical Fellow Hematologic Pathology Michael Borowitz, M.D., Ph.D. Comprehensive transposon mapping in the human genome.
Toby C. Cornish, M.D., Ph.D. Housestaff Pathology Marc Halushka, M.D., Ph.D. Color deconvolution for the analysis of tissue microarrays
Samarjit Das, Ph.D. Research Fellow Cardiac Pathology Charles Steenbergen, M.D., Ph.D. The cardioprotective effect of glycogen synthase kinase-3β (GSK-3Β) inhibitors involves inhibition of mitochondrial adenine nucleotide transport
Melissa Landek-Salgado, B.A. Graduate Student Immunology Noel Rose, M.D., Ph.D. and Patrizio Caturegli, M.D. Placenta Suppresses Disease in Experimental Autoimmune Hypophysitis and Thyroidits
Joon T. Park, M.S. Graduate Student GYN Pathology Tian-Li Wang, Ph.D. Amplification of Notch3 and identification of Notch3 target gene in ovarian cancer
Chanjuan Shi, M.D., Ph.D. Housestaff Pathology James Eshleman, M.D., Ph.D. KRAS2 Gene Mutations in Acinar-Ductal Metaplasia in the Pancreas: Pancreatic Neoplasia May Start Prior to Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia Lesions
Brian Simons, D.V.M. Research Fellow UrologicPathology David Berman, M.D., Ph.D. A Functional Requirement for the Oncogene Beta-catenin in Prostate Development
Yuan Tian, Ph.D. Research Fellow Clinical Chemistry Hui Zhang, Ph.D. Specific Profiling of Sialylated Glycoproteins form Breast Cancer
Zuoxing, Xiao, Ph.D. Research Fellow Immunology Abdel R. Hamad, Ph.D., D.V.M. Survival of diabetogenic T cells in pancreatic islets is mediated by Fas ligand

Excellence in CLINICAL RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title (pdf)
Julie K. Karp, M.D. Housestaff Pathology Karen King, M.D. International Variation in Volunteer Whole Blood Donor Eligibility Criteria
Joseph J. Maleszewski, M.D. Housestaff Cardiac Pathology Marc Halushka, M.D., Ph.D. Histopathologic Findings in Ascending Aortas from Inividuals With Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
Andrea P. Subhawong, M.D. Housestaff Pathology Pedram Argani, M.D. Most Basal-like Breast Carcinomas Demonstrate the Same Rb-/p16+ Immunophenotype as the HPV-related Poorly-Differentiated Squamous Carcinomas Which They Resemble Morphologically
Janis M. Taube, M.D. Housestaff Pathology J. Brooks Jackson, M.D., M.B.A. Human Papillomavirus Prevalence and Genotype Correlation with Cervical Cytopathology in Ugandan Women

Excellence in TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title (pdf)
Subhashini Jagu, Ph.D. Research Fellow GYN Pathology Richard Roden, Ph.D. Multitype L2 Fusion Protein as a Second Generation Prophylactic Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
Tory P. Johnson, M.S. Graduate Student Neurology Avrinda Nath, M.D. Mechanism of CNS-Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome with HIV Infection
Balasubramanyam Karanam, M.Sc., Ph.D. Clinical Fellow GYN Pathology Richard Roden, Ph.D. Vaccination with TA-CIN (L2E6E7), with immune enhancer GPI-0100 elicits protective humoral as well as cell mediated immune response in mice and monkey
Jinong Li, Ph.D. Clinical Fellow Clinical Chemistry Daniel Chan, Ph.D. Targeted proteomics: Biomarker discovery and validation for the early detection of breast cancer
Aaron A. Tobian, M.D., Ph.D. Housestaff Pathology Thomas Quinn, M.D. Male Circumcision Prevents Acquisition of Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2) Infection in HIV-Negative Men in Rakai, Uganda