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Scholarly Presentations & Abstracts - 2016

(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, Ahmad Z. Antimicrobial Properties of Tyrosol can be Linked to the Inhibition of Microbial ATP Synthase. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Troxell, Todd (DO Class of 2017): Battin M, Troxell T. Partnering 4 Africa: how to establish a medical non-profit organization abroad. Presented at: Family Medicine Midwest Conference; October 7-9, 2016; Indianapolis, IN.

 

Bigeh, Allison (DO Class of 2017): Bigeh A, Alhakeem M, Horani MH. Treatment for Thyroid Storm with Concurrent Severe Transaminitis. Proceedings of The American College of Physician’s Arizona Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting; November 4-6, Tucson, AZ 2015.

 

Blanchard, Ashley (DO Class of 2019): Blanchard, AN, Morgan CH, Theobald, Jr. RJ. Anti-Muscarinic Drug Effects on Murine Cognition. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Braungardt, Hannah (DO Class of 2020): Braungardt HJ, Chung R (DO Class of 2017), Singh VK. Characterizing the Effects of Carotenoid and Branched Chain Fatty Acid Deficiencies in Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Brogis, Roger (DO Class of 2016): Brogis R, Chang J. Cameron Ulcer: A Curious Case of GI Bleeding; Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition; Denver, CO; March 18-22, 2016.

 

Cammack, Scott (BMS Class of 2017): Cammack,SA, Dobard SE (BMS Class of 2017), Sexton WL. Interstitial Oxygen Kinetics in the Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus and Soleus muscles after IOP Supplementation. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Chen, Renee (BMS Class of 2017): Chen RA, Chang Y (BMS Class of 2017). Role of MCPIP1 in High Insulin-Related Endothelial Cell Dysfunction. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016, and at the Experimental Biology conference; Chicago, IL; April 22-April 26, 2007.

 

Choi, Erika (DO Class of 2019): Choi EY (DO Class of 2017), Han BH. Effects of Amentoflavone on the Aggregation and Disaggregation of Amyloid β. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Choudhry, Mydah (BMS Class of 2017): Coffey J, Choudhry M, Singh VK. Development of Multiplex qPCR Assay for Periodontal Bacteria Detection. AADR/CADR Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 16-19, 2016.

 

Diaz, Andrew (DO Class of 2020): Diaz, AM, Principe DR, Torres C, Mangan RJ, DeCant B, Lowy A, Munshi HG, Jung B, Grippo PJ. TGFβ Engages MEK/ERK to Differentially Regulate Benign and Malignant Pancreas Cell Function. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Dobard, Sarah (BMS Class of 2017): Dobard SE, Cammack SA (BMS Class of 2017), Batten SM, Buell JH, Sexton WL. Measurement of Myocardial Microvascular PO2: Impact of Sumatriptan. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Ebel, Dalton (DO Class of 2019): Ebel DL, Bhatia S, Lewis SJ (DO Class of 2019), Symons E (DO Class of 2018), Webb S, Mckahan CC (DO Class of 2019), Zemanuel TM (DO Class of 2019), Degenhardt B. Effects of lumbar transverse process localization approaches on accuracy of osteopathic medical students. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Ebel, Dalton (DO Class of 2019): Ebel DL, Torkilsen CG (DO Class of 2018), Ostrowski TD. Blunted respiratory responses in the STZ-induced rat model of Alzheimer’s disease. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016; and at 24th Annual Cardiovascular Day; Columbia, MO; February 21, 2017.

 

Elg, Nathan (DO Class of 2017): Elg N, Iddings D, Rydesky P, Schreiber A; An Unusual Presentation of an Uncommon Carcinoid: Symptomatic Patient With Duodenal Carcinoid and Regional Lymph Node Metastases; Michigan State University FAME Community Research Forum; Flint, MI; May 4th, 2016

 

Elg, Nathan (DO Class of 2017): Elg N, Iddings D; IPMN Management and Surveillance: Remnant Total Pancreatectomy for Metachronous Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm; Michigan State University FAME Community Research Forum; Flint, MI; May 4th, 2016

 

Ernest, Taylor (BMS Class of 2017): Ernest TL, Kondrashov P. The Role of Obesity and Meniscal Instability in the Progression of Osteoarthritis. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Fullmer, Ty (DO Class of 2020): Fullmer TM, Lambson BW (DO Class of 2019), Wasinger NA (DO Class of 2019), Kondrashova TV, Brechue WF. Cardiac Structure-Function and Aerobic Capacity in a Cross-Section of College Athletes. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Govro, Emily (DO Class of 2019): Govro EJ [student], Stuart MK. Cytokine Response of Human THP-1 Macrophages to Trichomonas tenax (Trichomonadida: Trichomonadidae). Poster presented at the Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists (AMCOP 68), Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, June 9-11, 2016.

 

Hilmes, Lauren (DO Class of 2019): Hilmes L, Grogg S, Grogg B. Respiratory Effects of the Eruption of Momotombo Volcano in Chacraseca, Nicaragua. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Lapinski, Jessica (DO Class of 2016): Lapinski J. The Role of Personal and Career Satisfaction on Burnout and Depression in Osteopathic FM Residents. American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians 53rd Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars; San Juan, Puerto Rico; April 2016. 

 

Lui, Mason (BMS Class of 2017): Liu M,  Ahmad Z. Inhibition of Escherichia coli ATP Synthase and Cell Growth by Safranal and its Analogs. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Markowski, Jennifer (DO Class of 2019): Markowski JM. Grogg S, Grogg B. Survey of community knowledge about Zika virus in Chacraseca, Nicaragua. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Marolt, Clayton (BMS Class of 2017): Marolt CJ, Rachakatla RS. Preliminary Evaluation of Pancreatic Cancer in SCID Mice Models Treated with Rabbit Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Loaded with Interferon-β. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.  

 

McDowell, Derek (DO Class of 2018): Azim S, McDowell D, Cartagena A [DO Class of 2018], Rodriguez R [DO Class of 2018], Ahmad Z. Peptide-Induced Inhibition of ATP Synthase as an Alternative Approach to Combat Microbial Infections. Poster presented at FASEB, Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, CA; April 2-6, 2016. Abstract published in The FASEB Journal, April 2016, vol. 30(1) Supplement 606.1. Link

 

Mengarelli, Michael (DO Class of 2019): Mengarelli MS, Nepusz AJ (DO Class of 2019), Kondrashova T. Comparison of Ultrasonography Utilization in Rural Versus Urban Emergency Departments Across the State of Missouri. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Nachtrab, Stephanie (BMS Class of 2017): Nachtrab SN, Hudman DA, Hiatt JL, Sargentini NJ, Stuart MK. Fine Epitope Mapping of Monoclonal Antibodies to the RadA DNA Repair Protein. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Park, Peter Yong Soo (DO Class of 2016): Park, PY, McAferty K, Ahmadi M, Chen K, Chang J, Dragovich T, Kundranda MN. Radiological markers of treatment responsiveness in patients (pts) with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (mPDC) receiving systemic chemotherapy. Poster presented at the 2016 Gastrointestinal American Society of Clinical Oncology, San Francisco, CA; Jan 21-23, 2016.

 

Ring, Robert (DO Class of 2020): Singh S, Sirobhushanam S, Ring RP, Gatto C, Wilkinson BJ, Singh VK. Opposing Roles of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase and Branched-Chain A-Keto Acid Dehydrogenase in Branched-Chain Membrane Fatty Acid Levels and Associated Functions in Staphylococcus aureus. Presented at the 17th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections, Nine Tree Convention Centre, Seoul, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2016.

 

Ring, Robert (DO Class of 2020): Ring RP, Sirobhushanam S, Gatto C, Wilkinson BJ, Singh VK. Branched chain fatty acids (BCFAs) in the Staphylococcus aureus membrane and their physiological significance. ASM Microbe; Boston, MA, June 16-20, 2016.

 

Ring, Robert (DO Class of 2020): Ring RP, Sirobhushanam S, Singh S, Gatto C, Wilkinson BJ, Singh VK. Opposing Roles of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase and Branched-Chain α-Keto Acid Dehydrogenase in Branched-Chain Membrane Fatty Acids in Staphylococcus aureus. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Shahab, Arhum (BMS Class of 2017): Shahab AA, Singh VK. Effect of Synergistic Action of Oxidants and Cell Wall Inhibitors on Staphylococcus aureus with and without Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.  

 

Swift, Maggie (DO Class of 2019): Swift MM, Brechue WF. Biological Variation and Bilateral Asymmetry of Human Gait. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Symons, Evan (DO Class of 2018): Symons E, Pazdernik V, Ebel DL (DO Class of 2019), Webb S, Zemanuel T (DO Class of 2019), Kundacina T (DO Class of 2018), Mckahan C (DO Class of 2019), Degenhardt B. Assessing Diagnostic Accuracy of Lumbar Vertebra Rotational Preference in Osteopathic Medical Students using Force and Displacement Measurements. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.  

 

Troxell, Todd (DO Class of 2017): Troxell T, Lanuza M (Class of 2017), Battin M.  Interprofessional Education: Dermatology, Primary Care, and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Training for Dental Students. Poster presented at the Annual American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Medical Conference (OMED), Anaheim, CA; September 17-20, 2016.


Troxell, Todd (Class of 2017): Troxell T, Battin M, Ojong O. Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis (CARP) – A Commonly Misdiagnosed Rash. Poster presented at the Annual Family Medicine Midwest (FMM) Conference, Indianapolis, IN; October 9, 2016.


Troxell, Todd (DO Class of 2017): Battin M, Troxell T. Partnering4Africa:How to Establish a Medical Non-Profit Organization Abroad. Poster presented at the Annual Family Medicine Midwest (FMM) Conference, Indianapolis, IN; October 9, 2016.

 

Troxell, Todd (DO Class of 2017): Troxell T, Battin M, Lanuza M (DO Class of 2017). Starting a Student-Run Free Clinic from Scratch: The Still Caring Health Connection Project. Poster presented at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Conference; Kansas City, MO; July 28-30, 2016.

 

Troxell, Todd (DO Class of 2017): Troxell T, Lanuza M (Class of 2017), Drew D, Saile J. Pilot Elective Course: Osteopathic Primary Care Evaluation and Diagnostics for the Dentist. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition; Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA); Columbus, OH; April 20-24, 2016.

 

Udall, Dallyn (DO Class of 2019): Udall D, Vause B (DO Class of 2019), Brechue WF. Gait Transition Not Related to Kinematic or Metabolic Input in Humans

 

Walkenhorst, Molly (BMS Class of 2017): Walkenhorst MS, Siress ZT (BMS Class of 2018), Reyes L, Phillips PL. Oral Microbiome Analysis using Ion Torrent Next-Gen Sequencing Technology. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016.

 

Yang, Chalen (BMS Class of 2017): Yang C, Chang Y. Age-related Lipid Profiles Changes in MCPIP1 Deficient Mice. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 5, 2016., and at the Experimental Biology conference; Chicago, IL; April 22-April 26, 2007.