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AFMR EASTERN REGION
ANNUAL MEETING
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Washington Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC

TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2009
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm EASTERN MEETING REGISTRATION
7:00 pm AFMR SCHOLARS DINNER Salon F
(for presenting authors with highest ranked abstracts - awards)
 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
9:00 am – 3:00 pm CLINICAL RESEARCH FORUM IT Salon A and B
ROUNDTABLE MEETING
9:00 am - 4:00 pm EASTERN MEETING REGISTRATION
9:00 am – 10:30 am AFMR/CRF JOINT WORKSHOP Salon C, D, E

“Grant Writing for Projects Involving Human Subjects”
( 39,822kb)
Given by Dr. Jim Austin

Principles of Grant Writing ( 105kb)
Allison B. Reiss, M.D.
Head, Inflammation Section
Winthrop University Hospital


Grant Writing for Projects Involving Human Subjects - A case study of a junior investigator ( 4,442kb)
Leticia Manning Ryan, MD
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC


10:30 am – 10:35 am AFMR EASTERN REGION Salons C, D, E
INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
10:35 am - 12:15 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
Oral Presentations Salons C, D, E
(Ten 10 Minute Presentations – 8 to present and 2 to discuss)
Moderators: Dr. Jodi Segal and Dr. Robert Freishtat

Major Adverse Cardiac Event Rates After Bare-Metal Stenting Versus Drug-Eluting Stenting In Patients with Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Thrombolysis and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention ( 1,524kb)
Tarunjit Singh
Department of Internal Medicine, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla NY


Dexamethasone Synchronizes Asthmatic Respiratory Epithelium Repair In Vitro ( 1,752kb)
Sabah F Iqbal, MD 1,2, Angela S Benton, BAS 1, Alan M Watson, PhD, 1,2 Mary C Rose, PhD 1,2, Robert J Freishtat, MD, MPH 1,2
1Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC; 2George Washington University, Washington, DC


Cigarette smoking and malignant melanoma: a case-control study ( 1,637kb)
Maria Christina Kessides M.S.


Preserving Anti-Platelet Activity of Aspirin by Preventing Hydrolysis ( 317kb)
John C. Somberg*, Vasant V. Ranade*, Imran Qadeer*, Jackie Coleman**, Janos Molnar***
Rush University, Chicago, IL*; Accumetrics, San Diego, CA**; Academic Pharmaceuticals, Lake Bluff, IL***


Incidence of Peri-anesthetic Adverse Events in Children with Congenital Cardiac Defects Undergoing Procedures in the Cardiac Catherization Laboratory Requiring Anesthesia. ( 148kb)
R.P. Moore M.D.; A. Kakavouli M.D.; M. Carson R.N.; S. Ohkawa M.D. ; L.S. Sun M.D.
Columbia University Department of Anesthesiology New York, NY


Sepsis alters the megakaryocyte-platelet transcriptional axis resulting in platelet lymphotoxicity ( 1,689kb)
M. Sharron, 1 A.S Benton, 1 A. A. Wiles, 1 N. Sabzevheri, 2 E. P. Hoffman, 1,2 R. J. Freishtat 1,2
1Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; 2George Washington University, Washington, DC


Delineation of a TIMP-1 Network Underlying the Response to Cigarette Smoke and Oxidative Stress in Asthma ( 2,091kb)
Angela S Benton, BAS1, Alan M Watson, PhD1,2, Zuyi Wang, PhD1,3, Mary C Rose, PhD1,2, and Robert J Freishtat, MD, MPH1,2
1Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; 2The George Washington University, Washington, DC; 3Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Arlington, VA


Infliximab Reverses Suppression Of Cholesterol Efflux Proteins By Tnf-A : A Mechanism For Modulation Of Atherogenesis ( 1,593kb)
. Seshadri, K. Anwar, E. Belilos, S. Carsons, A. B. Reiss
Winthrop University Hospital, New York


Bridging the Gap Between Clinical and Community Research: Assessing the Association between Fracture Rates in Children and Neighborhood Factors ( 648kb)
Leticia Ryan, MD1,2, Jichuan Wang, PhD2, Mark Guagliardo, PhD2, Jennifer Marsh, PhD2, Steven Singer, MD2 , Joseph Wright, MD,MPH1,2,3, Stephen Teach, MD, MPH1,2, James Chamberlain, MD1,2
1Division of Emergency Medicine, 2Center for Clinical and Community Research, 3Child Health Advocacy Institute, Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC


Downregulation Of G-Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling In The Pathogenesis Of Viral Myocarditis ( 14,108kb)
A.B. Patel, M.D., S. Maikarfi, M.D., R.L. DeBiasi, M.D.
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.


12:15 pm – 12:45 pm LUNCH (boxed lunches)
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
Mentored Poster Session Salons C, D, E
(8 Poster Presenters to 1 or 2 Mentors)

Display Poster Session Salon Hall
(Free range poster viewing session)

*Poster Sessions will be open to CRF attendees
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm CTSciNet PRESENTATION Salons C, D, E
Given by Dr. Jim Austin
Science Careers and the Clinical and Translational Science Network ( 5,454kb)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm AFMR/CRF JOINT WORKSHOPS Salons C, D, E

“How to Write Your First R01 Grant as a Clinical Investigator” Workshop ( 21,365kb)
(2:00 – 3:00)
Given by Dr. William Crowley

“How to Select a Mentor” Workshop ( 12,953kb)
(3:00 – 4:00)
Given by Dr. William Crowley

Q & A ( 1,466kb)
4:00 pm NETWORKING AND COCKTAILS Salons C, D, E
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