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VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium 2015

  • When March 27 , 2015, noon to 5 p.m.
  • Where Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, M203
    2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will highlight the research successes of its charter class on VTCSOM Research Day 2014, an event open to the public. The full schedule is:

12:00 to 12:30 p.m. ~ Keynote Address (M203)

Mechanism of Rotavirus RNA Synthesis: Some Assembly Required — Sarah McDonald, PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

12:30 to 1:30 p.m ~ Oral Presentations (M203)

Ketamine as an Adjunct to Opiates for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department — Karen Bowers (Mentor: Corey Heitz, MD)

Prediabetes Phenotype Influences Improvements in Glycemia with Resistance Training — Joshua Eikenberg (Mentor: Brenda Davy, PhD)

Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome at Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital — Shravan Kumar (Mentor: Phyllis Whitehead, PhD)

Defining the Requirement of the PSAP Late Domain in Hepatitis E Viral Egress and Infectivity — Jacquelyn Wentworth (Mentor: Xiang-Jin Meng, PhD)

1:45 to 2:45 p.m. ~ Poster Presentations, Odd Numbers (First Floor)

3:00 to 4:00 p.m ~ Oral Presentations (M203)

Investigation of Airway Location as a Risk Factor for Endobronchial Fire with the Use of Neodymium-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (ND:YAG) Laser Photoresection in a Swine Model — Jeeshan Faridi (Mentor: Edmundo Rubio, MD)

EvoCor: A Platform for Predicting Functionally Related Genes Using Phylogenetic and Expression Profiles — James Dittmar (Mentor: Gregorio Valdez, PhD)

Clinical Outcomes in Elderly Patients Suffering from Acute Subdural Hematoma While on Pre-Injury Antithrombotic Therapy — Philipp von Marschall (Mentor: Carol Gilbert, MD)

Nuclei-Specific Difference in Nerve Terminal Distribution and Morphology in Mouse Visual Thalamus — Sam Bircher (Mentor: Michael Fox, PhD)

4:00 to 5:00 p.m. ~ Poster Presentations, Even Numbers (First Floor)

Additional details

This is a free event. The host is Lauren Harris. For more information, please send an e-mail.

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