2017 MD/PhD Graduates
Adrianne Chesser, M.D., Ph.D.
Selectively Enhancing Clearance of Pathological Tau Through the Use of Phytochemical Compounds
Youssef Farhat, M.D., Ph.D.
Identification of PAI-1 as a Biological Target for the Promotion of Scarless Flexor Tendon Healing
Jonathan Langdon, M.D., Ph.D.
Development of Single Track Location Shear Wave Viscoelasticity Imaging for Real-Time Characterization of Biological Tissues
Rialnat "Bisi" Lawal, M.D., Ph.D.
Osteolineage Notch Ligand Jagged1 Regulates Bon Homeostasis and Parathyroid Hormone-dependent Long Term Hematopoietic Stem Cell Function
Emily Walters, M.D., Ph.D.
Non-Mutated Mediator Genes in Diverse Epithelial Cancer Types
Laura Fornarola, M.D., Ph.D.
The Role of PIN1 in Neuronal Programmed Cell Death Following Trophic Factor Deprivation
Natasha Golub, M.D., Ph.D.
Longitudinal Health Outcomes in Former Refugees
Kevin Makino, M.D., Ph.D.
Income, Public Health Insurance Eligibility, and Children’s Insurance Status: Implications for Parental Distress, Parenting Behaviors and Child Socio-Emotional Health
Lisa Niswander, M.D., Ph.D.
Microenvironmental Regulation of Megakaryopoiesis and Thrombopoiesis by SDF-1
Imran Punekar, M.D., Ph.D.
Impulsivity in Parkinson Disease
Drew Scoles, M.D., Ph.D.
Expanding the Application of Adaptive Optics Scanning Light Ophthalmoscopy
Helen Shinru Wei, M.D., Ph.D.
Functional Hyperemia in Cerebral Capillaries
Danielle deCampo, M.D., Ph.D.
An Extended Amygdala Path with Implications for Early Life Stress
Laura DiChiacchio, M.D., Ph.D.
Computational Prediction of RNA Secondary Structure with Applications to RNA Viruses
Anat Kohn, M.D., Ph.D.
The Role of RBPjk-Dependent Notch Signaling During Cartilage Development of the Limb Skeleton
Daniel Marker, M.D., Ph.D.
URMC-099, a Novel Kinase Inhibitor with Drug-like Properties, is Neuroprotective in Models of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Associated Neurocognitive Disorders
Tristan Nicholson, M.D., Ph.D.
Estrogen receptor-alpha is a key mediator and therapeutic target in benign prostatic hyperplasia
Salvatore Priore, M.D., Ph.D.
Discovery and Characterization of Influenza Virus RNA Secondary Structure
Jharon Silva, M.D., Ph.D.
Modeling the Effect of HIV-1 Induced Neuroinflammation on the Cerebral Vasculature: Acute Intracranial Exposure to HIV-1 Tat Leads to Dysregulation of Cerebrovascular Reactivity, While Chronic Tat Exposure Results in Reduced Vascular Density
Melisa Carrasco, M.D., Ph.D.
Cognitive Role of Medial PFC in Error Processing: Lessons Learned from Healthy Children and Pediatric OCD, Anxiety, and ASD
Joanna Olsen, M.D., Ph.D.
SEVI, A Natural Enhancer of HIV Infection, as a Novel Target to Prevent HIV Transmission
Scott A. Peslak, M.D., Ph.D.
Erythropoiesis: Injury and Recovery
Phillip Rappold, M.D., Ph.D.
Pathogenic Mechanisms and novel Therapeutic Strategies in Parkinson Disease
Danny A. Rogers, M.D., Ph.D.
Novel Approaches for Targeting Undifferentiated Cells in Neuroblastoma
Mercedes Szpunar, M.D., Ph.D.
Evidence for Sympathetic Nervous System Regulation of Breast Cancer Progression
Edward Vuong, M.D., Ph.D.
lep-5: a long noncoding RNA is a novel heterochronic regulator in C. elegans
Ethan Winkler, M.D., Ph.D.
Vascular-mediated neuronal injury: the role of blood-spinal cord barrier disruption in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Michael Dacheng Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Inhibition of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis by Sustained Interleukin-1β
Youngsun Theresa Cho, M.D., Ph.D.
Defining Limbic Subsystems: Examining a Functional Reward Network and Cortico-Amygdala-Striatal Anatomic Circuits
Vincent Fong, M.D., Ph.D.
Novel Targeting Strategies for Adenovirus Vectors: Investigating the Rad51 Promoter and Inducible Elements
Michael Simon Jacob, M.D., Ph.D.
The active control of self-movement perception: Neuronal mechanisms and cognitive aging
Susan Sojung Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Audiovisual Integration During Language Comprehension: The Neural Basis of Social Communication in Autism and Typical Development
Keith Olsen, M.D., Ph.D.
The Role of Transglutaminase 2 in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Rebecca L. Porter, Ph.D., M.D.
Prostaglandin E2 is a Positive Regulator of Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells under Normal Conditions and in Response to Radiation Injury
Chris Richardson, M.D., Ph.D.
A Study of the Molecular Characteristics of 9G4+ Autoantibodies and of B cell Tolerance in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Adam Simning, Ph.D., M.D.
Anxiety and Depression in Older Adult Public Housing Residents: Prevalence, Correlates, and Implications for Care