2011 OSLER TL1 Trainees
2011 OSLER TL1 Year-Long Trainees
Autumn Fletcher, School of Medicine, PhD Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (PMCB)
Mentor: Melanie Gillingham, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics
Annika Giesbrecht, School of Medicine, MD/MPH program
Research Project: A survey of patients with deficiencies in mitochondrial trifunctional protein
Mentor: Thomas Becker, MD, PhD, Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Research Project: Prevalence and Predictors of Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indian and Alaska Native People in the Pacific Northwest Tribes: A BRFSS Project 2009-2010
James McCormack, School of Medicine, PhD Biomedical Informatics program
Mentor: Joan Ash, Professor and Vice-Chair¸ Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
Research Project: A Comparison of Clinical Laboratory Practices for Cross-Organizational Exchange of Electronic Test Results: Exploring the Barriers and Facilitators in Office, Hospital, and Commercial Labs
Tamara Olenyik, School of Medicine, PhD Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (PMCB)
Mentor:Buddy Ullman, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Research Project: In Vivo Evaluation of Genetic and Pharmacological Targeting of the Leishmania donovani Polyamine Biosynthetic
2011 OSLER TL1 Short-Term (summer)Trainees
Brandon Dyer, School of Medicine, MD program
Mentor: Wayne Zundel, PhD, Assistant Professor and Division Director, Molecular Radiation and Cancer Biology
Research Project: Mapping the hypoxic/ischemic phosphoproteome in non-small cell lung cancer development.
Michael Layoun, School of Medicine, MD program
Mentor: Peter Kurre, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Cell & Developmental Biology
Research Project: FLT-3-ITD-containing microvesicles as an AML biomarker.
Kassi Kronfeld, School of Medicine, MD program
Mentor: Justin Cetas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
Research Project: The role of p450 eicosanoids in delayed microvascular spasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Jia Ooi, School of Dentistry, DMD program
Mentors: John Engle, DDS, FADM, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry and Curt Machida, PhD, Professor, Integrative Biosciences and Pediatric Dentistry
Research Project: Differential attachment of mutans streptococci genetic strains to restorative materials in crowns in pediatric dental patients.
Michael Ryan, School of Medicine, MD program
Mentor: Erik Fromme, Associate Professor, Medicine, Radiation Medicine and Nursing; Assistant Director, center for Ethics in Health Care; Medical Director, OHSU Palliative Medicine & Comfort Care Team
Research Project: Drivers of quality of life decreases in head and neck radiotherapy patients.
David Simmons, School of Medicine, MD program
Mentor: Todd Korthius, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Research Project: Improving care for methamphetamine dependence and HIV.