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Congratulations to the 2013 AFMR Eastern Region Poster Award Winners!

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 Award Recipients through the AFMR Travel and Research Awards Program.

Moderated Poster Winners

MP 5 Appropriate RBC Transfusions in the Intensive Care Setting: A Quality Improvement Initiative
Sandhya Samavedam1, 2, Arvind Vasudevan1, 2, Jeremiah Eagen2, Maureen Kane2
1. Internal medicine, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, PA, United States. 2. Internal Medicine, Regional Hospital of Scranton, Scranton, PA, United States.

MP 6 CHD7 Mutations in Isolated GnRH Deficiency: The Genetics and Biological Implications for the Developmental Biology of GnRH Neurons
Jin-Ho Choi1, Ravikumar Balasubramanian1, Eleni P. Asimacopoulosb2, Konstantina M. Stankovic2, Lacey Plummer1, Cassandra L. Buck1, Flavia A. Costa-Barbosa1, Richard Quinton3, Todd D. Nebesio4, Veronica Mericq5, Paulina M. Merino6, Brian F. Meyer7, Dorota Monies7, James F. Gusella8, Nada Al Tassan7, William F. Crowley1
1. Harvard Reproductive Endocrine Sciences Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 2. Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, United States. 3. Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

MP 10 Upper and Lower Airway Inflammation Modulate the Phenotypical Expression of OSA in Children
Shehlanoor Huseni1, Maria Gutierrez2, Carlos Rodriguez-Marinez3, Cesar Nino4, Geovanny Perez1, Gustavo Nino1
1. Childrens National Medical Center, Washington , DC, United States. 2. Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine , Hershey, PA, United States. 3. National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia. 4. Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia.

MP 11 Response to Bronchodilators in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
Tina Catanzaro1, Anastassios Koumbourlis1, 2
1. Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States. 2. School of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States.

MP 12 Atherogenic Properties of Rheumatoid Arthritis Plasma: Effect on Cholesterol Efflux Genes in 20 Subjects
Sony Modayil1, Allison B. Reiss1, Michael J. Littlefield1, Elise Belilos1, Kristina B. Belostocki1, Lois A. Bonetti1, Gary C. Rosenblum1, Steven E. Carsons1, Iryna Voloshyna1
1. Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, United States.

Display Poster Winners

P1 Risk Factors for Non-Adherence in Adolescents with Food Allergy
Adora Lin1, Hemant P. Sharma2
1. Pediatric Residents, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States. 2. Allergy and Immunology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, United States.

P6 Trends in Alcoholic Hepatitis (AH) Related Hospitalizations, Cost, and Mortality in the United States: 2002-2007
Rodjawan Supakul1, Raxitkumar Jinjuvadia2, Suthat Liangpunsakul3
1. Medicine, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Youngstown, OH, United States. 2. Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, United States. 3. Medicine, Indiana University and Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center.

P10 Neutropenic Enterocolitis (NEC) in Adults with Acute Leukemia
Reena Vora1, Marc Braunstein1, Jae Cho1, Martin Lesser1, Eran Ben-Levi1, Thomas Bradley1, Steven Allen1, Jonathan Kolitz1
1. Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, United States.

P16 Glyco-Proteomic Study of “Cool Therapy” in Global Ischemic Brain Injury Post Cardiac Arrest
Jing Cao1, Ferdinando S. Buonanno1, Kathleen Feeney1, Mikaela Elia1, Hailey Koop1, David McMullin1, Shu-Zhen Guo1, Ken Arai1, Eng H. Lo1, MingMing Ning1
1. Clinical Proteomics Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.

P17 Plasma Protein Changes after Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) treatment in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients
MingMing Ning1, Jing Cao1, Mary Lopez1, David A. Sarracino1, David McMullin1, Diana Walleigh1, Dayse Sena1, Kathleen Feeney1, Molly Thayer1, Mikaela Elia1, Hailey Koop1, Ferdinando S. Buonanno1, Xiaoying Wang1, Eng H. Lo1
1. Clinical Proteomics Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.

P18 Genetic Counseling and Testing Among a Consecutive Series of Patients with Epithelial Ovarian (EOV), Tubal (ETC), or Peritoneal Carcinoma (PC) in the Community Setting
Christi Hayes1, I. Shapira1, P. Tandon1, N. Ahmad1, K. Cheng1, K. Cheng1, K. Cheng1, K. Sultan1, T. Bradley1, D. Budman1
1. Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY, United States.

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