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Scholarly Presentations & Abstracts - 2014

(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)

Barrett, Kimber (DO Class of 2016), Kondrashov P, Kondrashova T, Clay IS (DO Class of 2016), Johnson J. Image Recognition and Development of Hands-on Sonographic Skills by First-Year Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Students as Assessed by Practical Ultrasound Skill Assessment Exam. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014

 

Baum, Kyle (BMS Class of 2015): Baum KR, Pannu M (BMS Class of 2016), Choudhry M (BMS Class of 2016), Ring R (BMS Class of 2016), Singh VK. Regulation of Oxacillin Inducible Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Baum, Kyle (BMS Class of 2015): Baum KR, Singh VK. Roles of Four Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in the Virulence of Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Baum, Kyle (BMS Class of 2015) Baum KR, SinghVK, Vaish M, Johansson T (BMS Class of 2012).Significance of Four Msr Proteins in Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014

 

Buell, Joshua (BMS Class of 2015): Sexton WL, Buell J, Rath T (BMS Class of 2015). Coupling of Contractile Function with Oxygen Delivery in Fatigued Rat Skeletal Muscle. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting; Orlando, FL; May 29, 2014; and at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Clay, Iesha (DO Class of 2016), Clay IS, Kondrashov T, Kondrashova P, Barrett KL (DO Class of 2016), Johnson J. The Impact of a Clinical Ultrasound Elective Course on Student Performance at an Ultrasound Skills Station During Performance Assessment III Testing. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.


Foreman, Michael (DO Class of 2018): Foreman M, Fleschner C. The Role of Vimentin, Filensin, and Phakinin in the Development of Cataracts. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Govro, Emily (BMS Class of 2015): Govro EJ, Stuart MK. Growth Characteristics of THP-1 and Trichomonas tenax Cells In Vitro. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Habtu, Danni (BMS Class of 2015): Habtu DY, Chamberlain NR. Investigation into Induction of Persistence in Staphylococcus aureus SH1000. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Johns, Jared (DO Class of 2016): Johns JA, Naylor KA (DO Class of 2016), Hileman MJ  (DO Class of 2016), Hill MD  (DO Class of 2016), Warner CB  (DO Class of 2016), Breitzke BR (DO Class of 2016), Pazdernik VK, Webb SJ, Webb EK, Snider EJ, Degenhardt BF. Assessing Palpatory Accuracy of Diagnosis of Osteopathic Medical Students Using Static Pelvic Models. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

King, Alicia (DO Class of 2016), King A, Lehnardt C. Case Study: Osteopathic Manipulation Utilization in Patient with a Family History and Symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy Type II. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014

 

Lapinski, Jessica (DO Class of 2016): Lapinski J, Sexton P, Folks S (DO Class of 2015), Tate M (DO Class of 2016). The Role of Religion in Osteopathic and Allopathic Medicine: Incorporating Mind, Body, and Spirit. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014

 

Lapinski, Jessica (DO Class of 2016): Lapinski J, Sexton PS. The Effectiveness of a “Basic Medical ASL Workshop” in Increasing Cultural Competency and Knowledge in a Sample of Osteopathic Medical Students. Oral presentation at Deaf Studies Today! Conference; Orem, UT; April 10-12, 2014.

 

Lapinski, Jessica (DO Class of 2016): Lapinski J, Sexton PS. DREAM (Diversity Redefining Education and Medicine) Curriculum for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations. Oral presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting; Washington, DC; April 2-6, 2014.

 

Leder, Douglas (DO Class of 2018): Leder DC, Ramaraj P. In-Vitro Rescue and Recovered Studies on Human Melanoma (BLM) Cell Growth, Adhesion and Migration Functions after Treatment with RU-486. Poster presented at the 2014 American Society for Cell Biology/ International Federation for Cell Biology Meeting; Philadelphia, PA; Dec 6-10, 2014. Abstract (P1150/B482) published in Mol. Biol. Cell. Dec. 15, 2014, vol. 25, no. 25, 3987; doi: 10.1091/mbc.E14-10-1437

 

Leder, Douglas (DO Class of 2018): Leder DC, Pandurangan R. In-Vitro Rescue and Recovery Studies of Human Melanoma (BLM) Cell Growth, Adhesion and Migration Functions after Treatment with Mifepristone (RU-486). Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Lighthouse, Nicole (BMS Class of 2015): Lighthouse NC, Brittingham A, Wilson WA, Stuart MK. Antibodies to Trichomonas vaginalis Glycogen Phosphorylase Isoenzymes. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Moore, Jake (DO Class of 2016): Moore J, Mallin M, Bess R; Implementation of the EMO Triage Score Reduces Cost of Health Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial; Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Dallas, TX; May 13-17, 2014

 

McIntire, Seth (BMS Class of 2014): McIntire SL, Cox JL. Effects of Cystatin C Variant Clones on B16F10 Metastasis. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.


Musso, Nicholas (DO Class of 2017): Musso ND, Churchwell JC, Kesner RP. Interactions of the Prefrontal Cortex and the Amygdala During Fear Extinction. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.


Naik, Chaitasi (BMS Class of 2015): Naik CY, Chang Y. Possible Role of MCPIP1 in Insulin-Enhanced Vascular Injury-Induced Restenosis. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Naik, Chaitasi (BMS Class of 2015): Naik CY], Chang Y. Role of MCPIP1 in Insulin-Induced Migration and Proliferation in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.

 

Naylor, Kathleen (DO Class of 2016): Naylor KA, Johns JA (DO Class of 2016), Hileman MJ (DO Class of 2016), Hill MD (DO Class of 2016), Warner CB (DO Class of 2016), Breitzke, BR (DO Class of 2016), Pazdernik VK, Webb SJ, Webb EK, Snider EJ, Degenhardt BF. Assessing the Relationship Between Hand Position and Palpatory Diagnosis Using Adjustable Static Pelvic Models. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Noble, J. Henry (DO Class of 2015):  Noble J, Davis D, Wilfling L. A Rare Case of Recurrent Sigmoid Volvulus in a 38 year old Male. Presented at the 2014 Family Medicine Midwest conference; Minneapolis, MN; October 2014.


O’Shaughnessy, Braden (DO Class of 2018): O’Shaughnessy BR, Giordano J. Considerations for Use of Deep Brain Stimulation in the Management of Chronic Neuropathic Pain: Proposed Revisions to the “Analgesic Ladder” . Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Priest, Sydney (BMS Class of 2014): Priest SM, Huber GA (DO Class of 2017), Geisbuhler TP. Hydroxysafflor Yellow A and the Cardiac Permeability Transition Pore. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.


Rath, Travis (BMS Class of 2015): Rath TD, Shaffer LB (BMS Class of 2014), Buell JH (BMS Class of 2015), O’Brien ML, Sexton WL. Effect of Exercise Training on Interstitial PO2 and Contractile Function in the Diaphragm of Diabetic Rats. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Ricana, Clifton (BMS Class of 2015): Ricana CL, Hart RG (BMS Class of 2013), Chamberlain NR. Characterizing Persistence Inducing Factor in Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Schoenfuss, Amanda (DO Class of 2016): Schoenfuss AJ, Schneider RP. Osteopathic Manipulation for the Treatment of Chronic Migraine: A Case Report. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.

 

Schoenfuss, Amanda (DO Class of 2016): Lockwood M, Kondrashova T, Schoenfuss A, King A (Class of 2016), Integration of Ultrasound into the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Curriculum. Poster Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine 11th Annual Conference 2014; Washington, DC; April 2-5, 2014.

 

Sedinkin, Jessica (BMS Class of 2015): Sedinkin JD, Chang Y. Role of MCPIP1 in Controlling Hepatic Lipid Handling. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014; and at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Shaffer, Ladonna (BMS Class of 2014), Buell J (BMS Class of 2015), Rath T (BMS Class of 2015), Sexton WL.  Impact of Endothelial Nitric Oxide (eNOS) Synthase Inhibition on Diaphragm Interstitial PO2 and contractile function.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting; Orlando, FL; May 29, 2014; and at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.

 

Udonkang, Esitima (BMS Class of 2014): Udonkang E [student], Sargentini NJ. Radiation Survival of Escherichia coli Ampicillin Persister Cells. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.

 

Veteto, Austin (BMS Class of 2014): Veteto A, Marberry K, Kondrashov P. The Histological Structure of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament: Implications in Knee Stability and Pain Generation. Poster presented at Experimental Biology 2014; San Diego, CA; April 26-30.

 

Wright, Andrew (BMS Class of 2015): Wright AB, Ramachandra R, Elmslie KS. KV7 Channels are Potential Regulators of the Exercise Pressor Reflex. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.