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Scholarly Presentations & Abstracts - 2015

(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)

 

Amini, Amon (BMS Class of 2017): Amini A, Liu M (BMS Class of 2017), Ahmad Z. ATP Synthase, the Therapeutic Molecular Drug Target for Polyphenols. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Ball, Kevin (DO Class of 2017): Ball KC (DO Class of 2017), McDaniel DJ, (DO Class of 2017), Bhatia S, Webb SJ, Bellinger BS, Degenhardt BF. Objective Characteristics of Osteopathic Medical Students Performing Rotational. Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e96-98. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Batten, Spencer (BMS Class of 2016): Batten SM, Dobard SE (BMS Class of 2016), Buell JH (BMS Class of 2015), Cammack SA (BMS Class of 2017), Sexton WL. Oxygen Kinetics and Muscle Twitch Tension in the Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle after Creatine Kinase Inhibition. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Breitzke, Brittany (DO Class of 2017): Breitzke BR, Naylor KA (DO Class of 2017), Bhatia S, Pamperin KL, Degenhardt BF, Snider EJ. Is accuracy of diagnosis dependent on the positioning of the patient during an osteopathic evaluation? Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e56-57. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Bruning, Abby (DO Class of 2017): Bruning AJ, Werman CR (DO Class of 2017), Daering N (DO Class of 2017), Piatt C (DO Class of 2017), Bhatia S, Bellinger BS, Webb SJ, Degenhardt BF. Assessing the Influence of Examiner Characteristics on Palpatory Force in Osteopathic Medical Students. Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e101-102. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Cho, Alicia (DO Class of 2018): Stanley EM, Cho A, Middlemas DS. Is Olanzapine Predicted to have Antidepressant Effects on Juvenile Rats in the Forced Swim Test? Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Choudhry, Mydah (BMS Class of 2016): Coffey J, Choudhry M, Shlossman M, Makin I, Singh V. Use of Multiplex qPCR for Practical Detection of Periodontal Pathogens. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Daunov, Michael (DO Class of 2018): Karimi Y, Jain N, Green M, Godley LA, Weiner H, Malnassy G, Fulton N, Artz A, Liu H, Thirman MJ, Daunov M, Larson RA, Stock W, Odenike O; Dose –Escalation Study of Azacitidine Followed by High-Dose Cytarabine (HiDAC) and Mitoxantrone (Mito) for Remission Induction in High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML); 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology; Orlando, FL; December 5-8, 2015

 

Dobard, Sarah (BMS Class of 2016): Dobard S, Batten S (BMS Class of 2016), Buell J (BMS Class of 2015), Cammack S (BMS Class of 2017), Ware A, Sexton W. Measurement of Myocardial Contractility and Interstitial PO2 in the Cardiac Muscle of Rats: A Preliminary Proof of Concept Study. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Eljdid, Gabriel (DO Class of 2017): Eljdid GK, Daering NJ (DO Class of 2017), Tilton EE (DO Class of 2017), Bellinger CM (DO Class of 2017), McDaniel DJ (DO Class of 2017), Bellinger BS, Pazdernik VK, Snider EJ, Degenhardt BF. Assessing the Efficacy of Objective Feedback on Palpatory Skill Development in Osteopathic Medical Students. Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e84-86. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Ghosh, Priyanka (DO Class of 2017): Ghosh P]*, Espinoza M (DO Class of 2017), Mudon K (DO Class of 2017). Correlation of force and displacement on diagnostic accuracy using lumbar segmental motion testing. Poster presented at: American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e114-116.

 

Govro, Emily (DO Class of 2019): Govro EJ, Melissa K. Stuart. Cytokine Production by THP-1 Macrophages Stimulated with Trichomonas tenax. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Hohenbery, Travis (BMS Class of 2016): Hohenbery T, Le P, Badheka S, Ramaraj P. In-Vitro Determination of the Differential Roles of Androgens (Androstenedione and Testosterone) and Progesterone in Increased Male Mortality in Melanoma Using a Human Melanoma (BLM) Cell Model. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Loveland, Ally (BMS Class of 2016): Loveland AL, Singh VK, Chamberlain NR. Exploring the Effect of dnaK Mutation on Persistence in Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

McDowell, Derek (DO Class of 2018): McDowell D, Cartagena A (DO Class of 2018), Rodriguez R (DO Class of 2018), Ahmad Z. Significance of Peptide Binding bDELSEED-Motif of ATP Synthase in Combating Microbial Infection and Tumor Suppression. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Nassar, Mahdy (DO Class of 2018): Nassar MA, Speyer CL, Bukhsh MA, Hachem AA, Gorski DH. Riluzole Mediates Anti-Tumor Properties of Breast Cancer Cells Independent of the Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-1. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Nickle, Tyler (DO Class of 2018): Nickle TR, Stanley EM, Meyer TJ, Middlemas DS. Corticosterone induces depressive-like behavior in female peri-pubescent rats, but not pre-pubescent rats. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Pannu, Muri (BMS Class of 2017): Pannu MK, Singh, VK, Sargentini NJ. Impact of Carotenoid Production on Radiation Survival of Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Pickett, Brent (DO Class of 2017): Pickett BB, Anderson TJ (DO Class of 2017), McDaniel DJ (DO Class of 2017), Marberry KM, Brechue WF. Utility of a Wearable Fitness Monitor for Interpreting Intensity of Activity in Asymmetric Gaits. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Rath, Travis (DO Class of 2019): Rath TD, Shaffer LB (BMS Class of 2014), Buell JF (BMS Class of 2015), O’Brien ML (DO Class of 2017), Sexton WL. Effect of Exercise on Interstitial PO2 and Contractile Function in the Diaphragm of Diabetic Rats. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Ring, Robert (BMS Class of 2016): Ring RP, Singh VK. Determining the Role of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase in BCFA Metabolism in Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Tate, Margaret (DO Class of 2017): Tate M, Shountrianos G, Kuriata MA, Bangash S, Cleaver LJ, Kollmann EL, Sexton WL, Cullum ME. Descriptive study of Mohs surgical wounds managed with a collagen ECM dressing or standard care. Poster presented at the AOA Research Conference, Orlando, FL, October 2015, and published in the J Am Osteopath Assoc.155: e77, 2015.

 

Tilton, Emily (DO Class of 2017): Tilton EE, Bellinger CM (DO Class of 2017), Bellinger BS, BA; Pazdernik VK, MS; Degenhardt BF. Assessing the Effect of Examiner Fatigue on Palpation Accuracy. Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e109-11-. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Troxell, Todd (DO Class of 2017): Troxell TT, Lanuza MJ, Barrett KL, Saile JF, Drew DT; Analyzing and Defining the Aspects of International Medical Outreach Ttrips involving Osteopathic Medical Students, Residents, and Physicians; 7th Annual Meeting of the Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition (OMED); Orlando, FL; October 17-21, 2015.

 

Waldron, Lindsey (DO Class of 2018): Waldron LC, Growney DJ. Wound Healing After Laparoscopic Surgery: A Retrospective Comparison of Suture and Surgical Adhesive Tape for Skin Closure. Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e120-121. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Werman, Christina (DO Class of 2017): Werman CR (DO Class of 2017), Bruning AJ (DO Class of 2017), Benoit JB (DO Class of 2017), Pazdernik VK, Bellinger BS, Webb EK, Degenhardt BF. Relating Accuracy of Asymmetrical Assessment of Osteopathic Medical Students in Directional Diagnosis on Standardized Pelvic Models and Humans. Poster presented at American Osteopathic Association 59th Annual Research Conference; October 17-21, 2015; Orlando, FL. Abstract published in: J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(12):e116-117. Poster also presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.

 

Yeung CL (DO Class of 2017): Yeung CL, Singh VK, Sargentini NJ. Effect of recN Knockout on Radiation Survival of Staphylococcus aureus vs. Escherichia coli. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; October 31, 2015.