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Congratulations to the 2013 Eastern Region Scholars!

The Eastern Region of the American Federation for Medical Research would like to thank the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation for their support of the Eastern Region Scholars Program through the AFMR Travel and Research Awards Program.

Sarah Ferrante
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Adipocyte Exosomal miRNAs May Mediate The Effects Of Obesity On Lung Disease

Jose Gamez
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) Cause Pro-atherogenic Changes in Cholesterol Transport: A Possible Mechanism for Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes

Lindsay Garvin
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Repression of MUC5AC Gene Expression in Human Lung Epithelial Cells by Classical and Dissociative Steroids

Jonathan Grudis
University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
Expression of Cardiolipin Biosynthesis and Remodeling Enzymes in Adult Heart Failure

Alexandra Halevi
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Novel Poly-Lactic Acid Nanofiber-Filled Slurry for Improved Elastic Cartilage Engineering from Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Claire Hoptay
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Aging is Sufficient to Induce Progenitor Cell Mitotic Dyssynchrony

Janaki Parameswaran
Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, Hampstead, NY
High Levels of Circulating MicroRNAs from miR17-92 Family Indicate Favorable Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer Patients (OvCa)

Asha Payne
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Estrogen and TGF-1 Increase Fibronectin mRNA and Protein Expression In Asthmatic Epithelium

Geovanny Perez
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
High-Throughput Signal Processing of Polysomnography Identifies Airflow-Independent Respiratory Features of OSA in Adults

Oana Sandu
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
A New Artificial Neural Networks Model of Cardiovascular Risk in Renal Disease Outlines Carotid Artery Markers

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