ATSRI hosts 14th annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium in KirksvillePosted: November 23, 2022
A.T. Still Research Institute (ATSRI) hosted the 14th annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS) on Nov. 12, 2022, in Kirksville, Missouri, featuring nearly 100 presenters.
The keynote speaker was Alonso Carrasco-Labra, DDS, MSc, PhD, associate professor at the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences and the Center for Integrative Global Oral Health at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
Winning research presentations were:
- Overall, Brooke Johnson, OMS II, A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM), “Characterization of Colorectal Polyps in Cadavers”
- First runner-up, Justine Farrell, ATSU-KCOM biomedical sciences student, “Fetal Bovine Serum Induces Chemotaxis and Chemokinesis by Trichomonas tenax”
- Jack Magruder Award (best undergraduate research), Sarah Holmes, Truman State University biochemistry major, “Computational drug design of aromatase inhibitors to treat endometriosis”
- Neil Sargentini Award (best biomedical sciences student research), Farrell, “Fetal Bovine Serum Induces Chemotaxis and Chemokinesis by Trichomonas tenax”
- Clinical/Educational Award, Nancy Nguyen, OMS III, ATSU-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, “Community centered approach to educating mothers on health-related topics”
- Max Gutensohn Award (best resident research), Giulia Tomassone, resident, Italy, “Does experience affect diagnostic palpatory force?” and Jazmine Nesvik, DO, dermatology resident, ATSU-KCOM, Northeast Regional Medical Center, “Nodular Fasciitis of the Finger: An Unexpected Location”
- Best Oral Presentation, Brynn Schubert, ATSU-KCOM biomedical sciences student, “Protective effects of melatonin on elevated homocysteine in human RPE cells”
Please enjoy these photos from the event…