The Annual Forum on Aging at UTMB
2014 Forum on Aging Postdoctoral Poster Winners

Postdoc

Poster Title

Category

Agarwal, Amitesh

Process and Outcome Measures for COPD Patients Under Different Care Models

Clinical Epidemiology

Behnia, Faranak

Environmental Pollutant Pollybromated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Induces Primary Amnion Senescence Through P38MAPK Activation

Basic Science

Deer, Rachel

Feasibility of Post-Hospitalization Interventions to Improve Physical Function in Older Adults

Patient-Centered Research

Diaz-Venegas, Carlos

Family Size and Old Age Well-Being Effects of the Fertility Transition in Mexico

Clinical Epidemiology

Lambert, Bradley

Effect of 10 Grams of Whey Protein Hydrolysate or 18 Grams of Whey Protein on Muscle Protein Synthesis Following Resistance Exercise

Clinical Physiology

Nenov, Miroslav

Impaired Firing Properties of Dentate Granule Neurons in an Alzheimer's Disease Animal Model are Rescued by PPARΓ AGONISM

Neuroscience Research

Simmons, Carrie

A Process Change for End-of-Life Autonomy

Clinical Research

Tamirisa, Nina

Relative Contributions of Complications and Failure to Rescue on Mortality in Older Patients Undergoing Pancreatectomy

Comparative Effectiveness Research

2014 Forum on Aging Student Poster Winners

Student

Poster Title

Category

Borack, Michael

Protein Supplementation Following Resistance Exercise Overcomes Anabolic Resistance in Older Men

Clinical Physiology

English, Kelsey

Progression of Inflammation and Tau Oligomer Formation in Alzheimer's Disease

Neuroscience Research

Kumar, Amit

Prevalence of Pre-Diabetes and Underdiagnosed Diabetes Among Older Adults in Mexico

Clinical Epidemiology

Loresto, Figaro

Examining Patient's Health Status, Funcational Status, andHealth Behavior Among Primary Care Models Involving Nurse Practitioners and Physicians

Comparitive Effectiveness Research

Marino, Claudia

The Inhibitory Effect of HSP60 on Amyloid Beta Aggregation: A Biophysical Study

Neuroscience Research

Randolph, Amanda

Metabolic Effects of Aerobis Exercise and Post-Exercise Amino Acid Supplementation in Healthy Older Adults

MSTAR Research

Saenz, Joseph

Educational Gradients and Pathways of Disability Onset Among Older Mexicans: Cohort and Sex

Clinical and Health Disparities

Umbaugh, Charles

Targeting Laminin Receptor to Modulate Survival of Prostate Cancer and Neural Cells

Basic Science

2013 Forum on Aging Postdoctoral Poster Winners

Postdoc

Poster Title

Category

Parmar, Abhishek

Evaluating Comparative Effectiveness with Observational Data: Endoscopic Ultrasound and Survival in Pancreatic Cancer

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Fongang, Bernard

 A comprehensive study of age-dependence in gene expression in four human tissue types

 

Diaz-Venegas , Carlos

Gender Differences in the Disablement Process: The Case of Mexico

Health Disparities Research

Vargas, Gabriella

Timing of Chemotherapy and Primary Tumor Resection in Patients with Stage IV Colorectal Cancer

Comparative Effectiveness Research

Singh, Gurinder

Trends in 30-day readmission rates in fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries with COPD: 2001-2009

Clinical Epidemiology

Lwin, Kyaw

New onset of Bulimia Nervosa in an elderly patient: sustained clinical response to Mirtazapine

Clinical Research

Guerrero-Munoz, Marcos

Amyloid oligomer aggregation state: a common feature of different amyloidogenic proteins in Alzheimer's disease

Neuroscience Research

Markofski, Melissa

Exercise with Amino Acid Intake Increases Muscle Microvascular Perfusion in Older Adults

Clinical Physiology Research

Meena, Ragai

Burn injury associated with domiciliary oxygen use in patients with COPD

Clinical Epidemiology

Challa, Soujanya

Miliary Tuberculosis presenting with laryngeal symptoms in HIV negative male

Clinical Research

2013 Forum on Aging Student Poster Winners

Student

Poster Title

Category

Danquah, Vanessa

Does Emotional Vitality Protect Against Functional Decline? Findings from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.

Clinical Research

Kulkarni, Kshitija

Potentially Preventable Hospital Readmissions Following Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation for Surgical Repair of Hip Fracture

Rehabilitation Research

Saenz, Joseph

A Life Course Approach to Mortality in Mexico

Clinical  Epidemiology

Fang, Xiao

Comparing different methods applying propensity score in controlling selection bias for prostate cancer study

PCOR/CER

Reidy, Paul

Post-exercise leucine-enriched essential amino acid ingestion improves translational capacity in human skeletal muscle of older adults.

Clinical Physiology Research

Barnes, Kevin

The age related GTPASE RHEB regulates synaptic stability

Neuroscience Research

Varma, A.

Prophylactic treatment with monophosphoryl lipid-A(MPLA) - A toll-like receptor-4 (TRL-4) agonist - improves resistance to pseudomonas infection and mortality in young and aged mice following brain injury

Basic Science Research

Briley, David

High resolution volumetric imaging in the Murine Retina

Basic Science Research