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Presentations & Abstracts - 2008

(KCOM faculty and staff are listed in bold font)

Carpenter K, Squire M, Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton WL; Interstitial PO2 Kinetics during Contractions in Rat Skeletal Muscle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S311; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.


Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC, Yang Q; Characteristics of hip bone somatic dysfunction in subjects with and without low back pain; Presented by Heard J; 52nd Annual American Osteopathic Association Research Conference; Las Vegas, NV; Oct. 26 - 28, 2008.

Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC, Yang Q; Comparing objective characteristics of lumbar and sacral somatic dysfunction between low back pain and control subjects; Presented by Fossum C; 52nd Annual American Osteopathic Association Research Conference; Las Vegas, NV; Oct. 26 - 28, 2008.

 

Degenhardt BF, Stuart MK, Yang Q, Johnson JC, Fossum C; Serum Proinflammatory Markers Unable to Differentiate Between Subjects With and Without Low Back Pain; 12th World Congress on Pain; Glasgow, Scotland, UK; Aug. 17 - 22, 2008.

 

Fossum C, Sargentini NJ, Singh VK, Degenhardt BF; More consistent inflammation than capsaicin in Sprague-Dawley rats using carrageenan versus capsaicin; American Osteopathic Association 113th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminar; Las Vegas, NV; Oct. 26 - 30, 2008.

Fossum C, Sargentini NJ, Singh VK, Towns LC, Degenhardt BF; Carrageenan produces more consistent inflammation than capsaicin in Sprague-Dawley rats; Pain, Mind, and Movement II, Official Satellite Symposium of the 12th World Congress on Pain; Dublin, Ireland, UK; Aug. 13 - 15, 2008.

Fossum C, Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC; Changes in self-reported pain and quantitative sensory tests in patients with low back pain following osteopathic manipulative treatment; Abstract presented at the International Association for the Study of Pain, 12th World Congress on Pain, Scotland; Aug. 2008.

 

Froud R, Rajendran D, Fossum C, Collins P, Mullinger B; How do patients feel post-treatment? Pilot study at a UK osteopathic teaching clinic of self-reported adverse events; Presented by Fryer G;7th International Conference for the Advancement of Osteopathic Research (ICAOR); Bradenton, FL; Sept. 5 - 7, 2008. Abstract published in: Int J Osteopath Med. 2008;11(4):151-152.

Fryer G, Bird M, Robbins B, Johnson JC; Resting electromyographic activity of deep thoracic transversospinalis muscles identified as abnormal with palpation; 5th International Symposium on Advances in Osteopathic Research Akademie fur Osteopathie; Schlangenbad, Germany; Oct. 10, 2008.

Fryer G, Bird M, Robbins B, Johnson JC; Investigation of an electromyographic normalization task for the deep thoracic paraspinal muscles; 7th International Conference for the Advancement of Osteopathic Research (ICAOR); Bradenton, FL; Sept. 5 - 7, 2008. Abstract published in: Int J Osteopath Med. 2008;11(4):163.

Fryer G, Morse C, Johnson JC; Spinal and sacroiliac joint assessment and treatment within the American osteopathic profession; 7th International Conference for the Advancement of Osteopathic Research (ICAOR); Bradenton, FL; Sept. 5 - 7, 2008. Abstract published in: Int J Osteopath Med. 2008;11(4):166-167.

 

Fryer G, Morse C, Johnson JC: Spinal and Sacroiliac Joint Assessment and Treatment Within the American Osteopathic Profession

 

Kondrashov P; Importance of gastropod mollusk faunas for paleoecological reconstructions and zonation of the middle pleistocene continental deposits of the central russian plain; pp. 25-26 in: Monnier JL, Lefort JP and Danukalova G, (eds.), Differences and similarities in Quaternary Stratigraphy between Atlantic and Continental Europe; Conference Abstracts; INQUA-SEQS 2008 Meeting; Rennes, France; September 22-27, 2008.

 

Mullinger B, Rajendran D, Collins P, Froud R, Fossum C; Methodological considerations for capturing adverse events data: Experience from a feasibility study in a UK school of osteopathy; Poster presentation Advancing Osteopathy Conference, Celebrating UK Recognition & Progress in London; Feb. 2008

 

Rajendran D., Mullinger B., Collins P, Froud R, Fossum C; Monitoring self-reported adverse events in a UK teaching clinic: Preliminary findings from a prospective survey (pilot study); Poster presentation at the Advancing Osteopathy 2008 Conference, Celebrating UK Recognition & Progress in Westminster, London; Feb. 1-3, 2008; Poster won second prize

Rhodes, D.; Interactions between Tamm-Horsfall protein and IgG fragments; 41st Annual American Society of Nephrology; Philadelphia, PA; November 4-9, 2008. Abstract published in: J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;661A-662A.

 

Singh VK, Hattangady D, Giotis E, Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Wilkinson B; Insertional Inactivation of Branched-chain Alpha-keto Acid Dehydrogenase (BKD) in Staphylococcus aureus Leads to Decreased Branched-chain Membrane Fatty Acids Content and Increased Susceptibility to Certain Stresses; International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections; Cairns, Australia; Sept. 7 - 10, 2008.

 

Squire M, Giacchi C, Carpenter K, Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton WL; Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle of Obese Diabetic Zucker Rats; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S266; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

 

Teal KM, Baer RW; Melanoma migratory behaviour is modulated by ET-1 and the rho family small GTPases; The American Society for Cell Biology 48th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA; December 13 - 17, 2008.


Turin E, Hoff H, Gatti F, Winders T, Singh R, Starke J, Rutter J, Bledsoe C, Lavin J, Palmieri B, Carlson CG; Effects of treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) on P65 nuclear activation and whole body tension (WBT) development in the MDX mouse; 3rd International Congress of Myology; Marseille, France; May 26-30, 2008.

 

Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton PS, Sexton WL; VEGF Expression in Skeletal Muscles of the Rat Hindlimb after Voluntary Running; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S458; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

 

Wessner M, Valeja N, Sexton PS, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes on VEGF Levels in Rat Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle, Diaphragm, and Ventricle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S458; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.