OHSU

2008 OSLER TL1 Trainees

2008 OSLER TL1 Year-long Trainees


Bernadette Grayson
, School of Medicine, PhD Neuroscience Graduate program       

Mentors: Kevin Grove, PhD, Associate Scientist, Oregon National Primate Center and Kent Thornburg, PhD, Professor, Medicine, Cardiology      


Research Project: Effects of maternal nutrition on placental inflammatory pathways in the human.

Emily King, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program      

Mentors: Michelle Berlin, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Terry Morgan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Pathology 

    
Research Project: Retrospective analysis of the reproducibility of cervical biopsy diagnoses and added predictive value of immunostaining biopsies for p16 and Ki-67

Jennifer Redig, School of Medicine, PhD Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Graduate program     

Mentor: Cheryl Maslen, PhD, Professor, School of Medicine, Medicine, Cardiology     

 
Research Project: A functional examination of a potential CRELD1-VEGF synergism and the genetic etiology of atrioventricular septal defects.

Melissa Wei, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program      

Mentors: David Lieberman, MD, Professor and Chief, OHSU/VAMC, School of Medicine, Medicine, Gastroenterology and Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD, MPH, Professor, Harvard University, Nutrition and Epidemiology    

 
Research Project: Role of magnesium intake in colon cancer incidence. 

 

2008 OSLER TL1 Short-term (12 weeks) Trainees 


Vicky Chen
, School of Dentistry, DMD program     

Mentors: Curtis Machida, PhD, Professor, School of Dentistry, Integrative Biosciences; J. Craig Baumgartner, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, School of Dentistry, Endodontics; and Karla Kent, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Dentistry, Integrative Biosciences  

   
Research Project: Inflammatory Detection of latent and reactivated herpes viruses in symptomatic endodontic pathosis.

Nicole Kearney, School of Medicine, MD program      

Mentor: Buddy Ullman, PhD, Professor, School of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and William Lambert, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Public Health and Preventive Medicine


Research Project: Antibiotic resistance levels in E.coli as a proposed measure of screening water quality.

Roxane Kotzin, School of Dentistry, DMD program      

Mentors: John Mitchell, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry, Biomaterials and Biomechanics and Jack Ferracane, PhD, Professor and Chair, School of Dentistry, Biomaterials and Biomechanics


Research Project: Degree of conversion and hardness of light-cured injectable polymers.

Nathaniel McCoy, School of Medicine, MD program      

Mentor: Joseph Quinn, MD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Neurology  

   
Research Project: Brain volume in patients at risk for the development Alzheimer's disease and its correlation with CSF levels of beta-amyloid.

Edward Murphy, School of Medicine, MD program      

Mentor: David Ellison, MD, Professor and Chief, School of Medicine, Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension    


Research Project:
A translational approach to Gitelman Syndrome.

Brian Winters, School of Medicine, MD program      

Mentor: John Robert O'Rourke, MD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Surgery, General Surgery    

 
Research Project: The role of macrophage cell line THP-1 in inflammation induced insulin resistance in human hepatocyte cell line Hep2G.