2003 Southern Regional Meeting Photos
The annual meeting of the Southern Section of the AFMR was held from February 20-22, 2003 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting includes symposia, joint poster sessions, plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, breakfast and luncheon programs.
Highlights from the SAFMR Plenary Session included the presentations of the Trainee Research Award to P.P. Kamat for his work "Chronic Ethanol Ingestion Impairs Alveolar Macrophage Immune Function in Vitro and Cytokine Release During Mechanical Ventilation Ex Vivo"; and the Young Faculty Research Award presented to S.V. Sitaraman for his work "Positive and Negative Regulation of IL-6 Signaling in Intestinal Epithelia." In addition, 76 young faculty,
students, and trainees received research awards sponsored by the SAFMR and the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSGI).
Societies participating in the meeting included Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, Southern Society for General Internal Medicine, Southern Society for Pediatric Research, Ambulatory Pediatric Association, and American Physiological Society.