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2013 OSLER TL1 Trainees


2013 OSLER TL1 Year-long trainees:

Marilynn Chow, School of Medicine, PhD in Cancer Biology Program

  • Mentor: Jeffrey W. Tyner, PhD, Assistant Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • Research Project: Delineation of ROR1 signaling cascades to define new therapeutic modalities for t(1;19) B-ALL patients

Spencer Watson, School of Medicine, PhD in Cancer Biology Program

  • Mentor: Joe Gray, PhD, Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Research Project: Identifying drug-able targets of the tumor microenvironment in HER2+ breast cancer    

David Noyd, School of Medicine, MD/MPH Program

  • Mentor: Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine (joint appointment)
  • Research Project: Dengue epidemic in Puerto Rico 2012: Identifying risk factors for severe dengue and  dengue-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis to improve clinical detection in the peri-vaccination era

2013 AHRQ T32 Pre-doctoral Year-long trainees:

Vanessa Lee, School of Medicine, MD/MPH Program

  • Mentor: Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, MPH, MPA, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean for Women's Health Research and Policy
  • Research Project: Examining the impact of a program to reduce elective induction of labor at an academic medical center

Mahnooh Nik-Ahd, School of Medicine, MD/MPH Program

  • Mentor: Dennis McCarty, PhD, Professor, Division Head, Health Services Research
  • Research Project: Effect modification in a multi-center randomized trial of exercise as treatment for substance abuse

2013 OSLER TL1 Short-term (summer) trainees:

Britta Ameel, School of Medicine, MD Program

  • Mentor: Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, MPH, MPA, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean for Women's Health Research and Policy
  • Research Project: Is increased cervical dilation on presentation to labor and delivery units associated with a reduced rate of cesarean or operative vaginal delivery?

Raluca McCallum, School of Medicine, MD Program

  • Mentor: Eric Schnell, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
  • Research Project: Axonal sprouting and synapse development during post-traumatic adult neurogenesis

Sam Moulton, School of Medicine, MD Progam

  • Mentor: Amie Peterson, MD, Neurology
  • Research Project: Changes in muscle strength associated with impaired balance in individuals with Parkinson's disease

Brenda Niu, School of Medicine, MD Program

  • Mentor: Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, , MPH, MPA, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean for Women's Health Research and Policy
  • Research Project: Effect of new gestational diabetes screening guidelines on treatment outcomes

Brandon Tullis, School of Medicine, MD Program

  • Mentor: Mark Pennesi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Research Project: Evaluation of the Neuroprotective Potential of 5HT2A Antagonists MCI-9042 and ketanserin in a light damage model of retinal degeneration

Amanda Wong, School of Medicine, MD Program

  • Mentor: James T. Rosenbaum, MD, Division Chief of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, Edward E. Rosenbaum Professor of Inflammatory Diseases.
  • Research Project: The Differentiation and Sub-Typing of Orbital Inflammation by Gene Expression Profiling for Diagnostic Purposes and Therapeutic Insights


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