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Congratulations to the 2015 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 Alcala
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Mitotic Asynchrony Induces a Pro-Inflammatory State in Airway Epithelium

Ashley Barlev
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Obesity and Atherosclerosis: Exosome Effect on Cholesterol Efflux in THP-1 Human Macrophages

Sarah Ferrante
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
In Vivo Evidence in a Xenograft Model for Asthmatic Epithelium Driving Airway Remodeling

Kunal Mehta
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
The Impact of Perineural Invasion in Patients with Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Esophagectomy

Balaji Natarajan
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
Insulin Resistance Determines Severity of Vascular Inflammation by 18-Fluorodeoxy Glucose PET-CT in Psoriasis

Krishna Pancham
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Young Children with History of Prematurity have Impaired Airway Antiviral IFN? Responses to Human Metapneumovirus Compared to Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Geovanny Perez
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Cytokine Airway Responses to Acute Rhinovirus Infection and Respiratory Morbidity in Severe Premature Children

Taufiq Salahuddin
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
Vascular Inflammation in the Aorta is Related to Coronary Plaque Burden in Psoriasis

Michael Salama
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Immunosuppressive Drugs Mycophenolate Mofetil and Cyclosporin A: Disparate Effects on Atherogenic Lipid Accumulation in THP-1 Human Macrophages

Akankasha Tiwari
Montefiore Medical Center/AECOM, Bronx, NY
Vitamin D Repletion Reduces Adipose Tissue Fibrosis and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in obese insulin-resistant Humans

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