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Scholarly Presentations & Abstracts - 2009

(Presentations are listed alphabetically for the first ATSU/KCOM co-author of each presentation or abstract; all ATSU/KCOM students are indicated by bold font)

Adatia, Nadira (BMS Class of 2011): Adatia N, Singh VK., Sargentini NJ; Is the nadR gene co-regulated with serB and radA in Escherichia coli? Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Bubel, Jennifer (BMS Class of 2011): Bubel J, Hovorka MS (BMS Class of 2009), Middlemas DS; Expression of TrkB in neuronal maturation in newborn cells and more mature neurons; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Bukowski, Alison (DO Class of 2007): Snider KT, Snider EJ, Bukowski AM, Johnson JC, DeGooyer BR; Creation of a database template for performing a retrospective chart review of an OMM hospital consultation service; J Am Osteopath Assoc; New Orleans, LA; November 1-5, 2009;109(8):425-462.

 

Carpenter, Kyra (DO Class of 2011): Sexton WL, Carpenter K, Squire M (DO Class of 2013), Valeja N, (DO Class of 2012), Wessner M, (DO Class of 2011), Giacchi C (DO Class of 2010); Interaction of femoral artery ligation and exercise training on microvascular PO2 in rat soleus muscle; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Castille, Deshala (BMS Class of 2010): Castille DL, Sargentini NJ; Gene expression in x-irradiated Escherichia coli; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Davenport, Katie (DO Class of 2012): Davenport K, Snider EJ, Fossum C, Degenhardt, BF, Johnson JC. Singh VK, Sargentini NJ; Relief of nociceptive pain in the rat by manual therapy; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Dood, Kenneth (DO Class of 2012): Dood KP, Geisbuhler TP; The effect of hawthorn extract on coronary flow; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Gaffney, Jeff (BMS Class of 2010): Gaffney J, Theobald RJ, Chang Y; Calcium flux in urinary bladder smooth muscle cells; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Holbrook, Nathan (DO Class of 2011): Holbrook N, Fryer G, Johnson J, Holbrook C: Osteopathic manipulative treatments in the emergency department: Osteopathic Emergency Physicians' Perspectives; 53rd annual AOA Research Convention; New Orleans, LA; Nov. 1-3, 2009.

 

Hovorka, Michelle (BMS Class of 2009): Ewing D, Hovorka MS, Klatt E (DO Class of 2012), Piel E, Middlemas DS; The effect of chronic antidepressant treatment on neurogenesis in a juvenile rat model; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Hovorka, Michelle (BMS Class of 2009): Hovorka MS, Uray, NJ; Evidence of microscopic clusters of neuronal cell bodies along the spinal accessory nerve; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Hovorka, Michelle (BMS Class of 2009): Hovorka MS, Ewing DE, Middlemas DS; Confocal laser scanning microscopy at KCOM; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Hovorka, Michelle (BMS Class of 2009): Hovorka MS, Uray NJ; Anatomical variation in medical student cadaver labs: a survey of one year's cadavers; Poster presented at the American Association of Anatomists/Experimental Biology 2009; New Orleans, LA; April 18-22, 2009.

 

Hovorka, Michelle (BMS Class of 2009): Hovorka MS, Uray NJ; Evidence of microscopic clusters of neuronal cell bodies along the spinal accessory nerve; Poster presented at the American Association of Anatomists/Experimental Biology 2009; New Orleans, LA; April 18-22, 2009.

 

Hsu, Judy (DO Class of 2012): Hsu J, Turner R, Johnson J, Pamperin K, Degenhardt BF; Development of a model to assess spinal segmental motion testing; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Ignash, Sarah (DO Class of 2013): Ignash S, Theobald Jr. R; Urodynamic Responses of Juvenile and Adult Cats to Nitric Oxide Donor Administration; Experimental Biology 2009: Translational Medical Research Symposia; New Orleans, LA; April 18 - 22, 2009.

 

Keeslar, Emily (DO Class of 2013): Keeslar EL, Engelbrecht M (DO Class of 2012), Harp CJ, Sexton WL; Cocaine does not alter microvascular PO2 on-kinetics in rat hindlimb skeletal muscle;  Med Sci Sports Exercise 41 (Suppl 5): S281, 2009; Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Seattle, WA; May 27-30, 2009.

 

Losee Jason (BMS Class of 2010): Losee J, Smith TJ (BMS Class of 2010), Sexton WL; Influence of fluvastatin treatment on skeletal muscle contractile function and blood flow in the rat; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Nielsen, Nathan (DO Class of 2010): Nielson N, Seare W, Thekkedath U, Sukavaneshvar S, Olsen D, Mohammad S; Advanced Wound Healing in Ischemic Rabbit Ear Model Using Novel Platelet Concentrate. American College of Physicians, Arizona Chapter Scientific Meeting, Chronic Illnesses: The Changing Demographics; Tucson, Arizona; September 26-27, 2009.

 

Olsen, Jonathan (DO Class of 2010): Olsen, J; Field cancerization and multistep carcinogenesis: an explanation for a severe case of oral squamous cell carcinoma; ACP AZ Chapter Scientific Meeting; Sept 2009.

 

Parker, Jonathan (DO Class of 2011): Parker JD, Taylor MG, Sexton WL, Nichols TM, Murahata RI. “Effect of pH, citrate, and EDTA on pancreatic lipase activity in vitro.” American Osteopathic Association Research Conference. New Orleans, LA; Nov 1-5, 2009.

 

Pullen, Samuel (DO Class of 2007): Seo J, Pullen SJ, Sargentini NJ; Significance of Zinc-finger, RecA and Lon Domains of RadA/Sms Protein for UV Radiation Survival of Escherichia coli; 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Philadelphia, PA; May 17-21, 2009.

 

Schwartstein, Hal (DO Class of 2010): Shields CL, Markowitz JS, Belinsky I, George NS, Schwartzstein H, Lally SE, Mashayekhi A, Shields JA; Conjunctival Melanoma: Outcomes based on tumor origin from primary acquired melanosis, nevus, or de novo in 382 consecutive cases. The 2009 Ramon Font Lecture; American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting; San Francisco, CA; Oct. 24-27, 2009.

 

Shapiro, Julie (DO Class of 2011): Shapiro JA, Nguyen V (BMS Class of 2010), Chamberlain, NR; Survival of planktonic and sessile Staphylococcus epidermidis cultures treated with levofloxacin; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Smith, Tyler (BMS Class of 2010): Smith TJ, Quinn N (BMS Class of 2011), Losee JT (BMS Class of 2010), Sexton WL; Impact of diabetes on microvascular PO2 and blood flow during contractions in rat skeletal muscle; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Squire, Marietta (DO Class of 2013): Squire MM, Giacchi C (DO Class of 2010), Carpenter K (DO Class of 2011), Valeja N (DO Class of 2012), Wessner M (DO Class of 2011), Sexton, WL; Microvascular PO2 kinetics in hindlimb skeletal muscle of obese diabetic Zucker rats; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Syring, Michael (BMS Class of 2010): Syring ML, Gosu P, Singh K (BMS Class of 2010), Singh VK; The impact of DnaK heat shock system in stress tolerance of Staphylococcus aureus is independent of SigB; 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Philadelphia, PA; May 17-21, 2009.

 

Teal, Kristi (DO Class of 2012): Teal KM, Baer RW; Melanoma migratory behavior is modulated by ET-1 and the Rho family small GTPases; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009

Valeja, Neha (DO Class of 2012): Valeja N, Wessner M (DO Class of 2011), Sexton PS, Sexton WL; VEGF expression in skeletal muscles of the rat hindlimb after voluntary running; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

 

Worthington, Bart (DO Class of 2013): Worthington BD, Peterson FD; A cool down period after a bout of dynamic exercise does not attenuate PEH in treadmill trained rats; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.