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Oral Presentation Finalists

2014 Presentation Winners

Oral Presentation Winners

1st PlceGautam SikkaMelanopsin Mediates Light-Dependent Relaxation In Blood Vessels”, Cardiac Anesthesiology, SOM, Dan Berkowitz Lab.
2nd PlaceMark Ranek

“Redox-insensitive PKG uniquely Targets TSC2 to Enhance Autophagy and Protect against Pressure Overload-induced Cardiac Hypertrophy”; Cardiology; SOM; David A. Kass Lab

3rd PlaceEric  RobertsCost-Effectiveness of Coronary Artery Calcium Screening for Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prediction: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)”; Department of Health and Policy Management; SPH; Advisor, Darrell Gaskin

Poster Presentation Winners

Clinical Science / Epidemiology

3-Way TieDong ik Lee
3-Way TieStephen Chelko
3-Way TieTaishi Nakamura

Basic Science

1st PlaceSunil Agarwal
2nd Place (tied)Kavita Sharma
2nd Place (tied)Micaela Iantorno
2nd Place (tied)Abhishek Sawant
2nd Place (tied)Taishi Nakamura


2013 Presentation Winners

Oral Presentation Winners

Top prize - $500Sravanti KusumaEngineered clinically-relevant vascular networks from human pluripotent stem cells
2nd Place (tied) - $200Michael SilvermanCoronary Artery Calcium and Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes - Implications for Primary Prevention Therapies: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
2nd Place (tied) - $200Mark RanekProtein Kinase G Regulates Cardioprotection through Destruction
3rd Place - $100Mohamed ElshazlyNon-HDL cholesterol, guideline targets, and population percentiles for secondary prevention in a clinical sample of 1.3 million adults

Poster Presentation Winners

Clinical Science/Epidemiology

Top Prize - $200Grant ChowHemodynamic effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy in the immediate post-infarct period: a canine model
2nd Place - $150Kerunne KetiogetsweAdiponectin is Associated with Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS)
3rd Place - $100Deeptanker DeMazumderEntropy X of cardiac rhythm predicts mortality in patients with heart failure

Basic Science

Top Prize - $200Peter AndersonPrecardiac Deletion of Numb and Numblike Identifies Renewing Cardiac Progenitors and their Microenvironment
2nd Place - $150Peter RainerTargeted Inhibition of Cardiomyocyte-Transforming Growth Factor beta induces a protective Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response and prevents from Left Ventricular Rupture after Myocardial Infarction
3rd Place - $100Kinya SeocGMP-PKG modulation of myocyte mechanical response to stretch: Role of TRPC6 channel modulation in dystrophic heart failure

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