Summer Research Projects 2015

Last Name

First Name

 Mentor

Program

Title

Barnes

Brian

Hamilton-Reeves

Dietetics and Nutrition

Optimizing nutrition status to improve bladder cancer surgical outcomes

Boggess

Nikki

Kalender-Rich

General and Geriatric

Healthcare system transitions

Brase

Jason

Flynn

Anesthesiology

Effect of Factor VII administration on ventilator hours and ICU length of stay

Breeden

Joshua

Dawn

Cardiovascular research

Cardiovascular research

Britt

Alec

Khan

Cancer Center

Effectiveness and functionality of a drug repository for oral chemotherapeutics

Brockman

Manuel

Lantos

Fetal Health Center (CMH)

High Risk Pregnancies

Brophy

Katherine

Cuna

Pediatrics (CMH)

Effects of systemic steroids on preterm infants with chronic lung disease that are on non-invasive ventilation

Casey

Daniel

McIff

Orthopedics

Analysis of Vertebral Loads

Concannon

Tyler

Woodrow

Neurosurgery

Analysis and Validation of Immersive Touch Neurosurgical Simulator Efficacy as an Educational Instrument

DeAllie

Addia

Parimi

Pediatrics

Does Abstaining from Enteral Feeding During Treatment of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus Impact Time to Full Enteral Nutrition?

Eisenach

Natalie

Lin

Cancer Center

Translational Research in Acute Leukemia

Ellis

Ashley

Tawfik

Anatomic and Surgical Pathology

NiDAN: A Novel Telepathology Application in the Era of Big Data

Fangman

Benjamin

Farissati

Cancer Center

Effect of SS3 on subcutaneous and metastatic models for breast cancer

Fields

Miranda

Parimi

Pediatrics

Metabolic Bone Disease of Prematurity- Prevalence and Risk Factors

Finger

Brooke

Flynn

Anesthesiology

Effect of HbA1C levels in cardiothoracic surgery patients on postoperative infection and ICU LOS

Foster

Sierra

Fischer

Pediatric Gastroenterology (CMH)

Influence of mTOR inhibition on liver allograft fibrosis in pediatric transplant recipients

Frantz

Lisa

Hearon

Advanced Orthopaedic Associates (Wichita)

Surgical approaches to treatment of ulnar nerve entrapment

Fritzlen

John

Maleszweski

Pathology (Mayo Clinic)

Temporal Arteritis also known as Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA)

Funk

Robert

Gupta

Cardiovascular research

Ischemic Preconditioning at the University of Kansas Hospital

Gleue

Casey

Barth

Emergency Medicine

Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) use in emergency medicine

Govindan

Susheel

Kindscher

Anesthesiology

The Impact of Fibrinolysis on Outcomes in Liver Transplantation

Grantham

Connor

Fields

Kidney Center

Test the hypothesis that PKD cysts arise from progenitor cells within the nephron

Harrington

Anthony

Dimachkie

Neurology

Open label study of subcutaneous immunoglobulin in myashtenia gravis

Herrera

Isabella

Champion

Ophthalmology

Correlation of Tear Osmolarity with Diabetic disease retinopathy progression

Hughey

Christina

Swerdlow

Alzheimer Center

Cytochrome Oxidase Activity in Platelet Mitochondria from Alzheimer's disease Subjects

Hyder

Jeffrey

Yankee

Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Immunology

Investigating the Role of Cytokines on Tumor Growth

Isaacson

Tanner

Hamilton-Reeves

Dietetics and Nutrition

Obesity and fatal prostate cancer

Jafari

Nickey

Smith

Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Enhancement of neural progenitor maturation from differentiated human pluripotent stem cells for cell-based therapies for spinal cord injury

Jang

Benjamin

Gupta

Cardiovascular research

Impacts of immediate ischemic preconditioning

Keatts

Zachary

Woltering

Surgery (LSU)

angiogenesis of cancer

Keiffer

Andrea

Dawn

Cardiovascular research

Stem Cell Therapy

Khamis

Faddy

LeMaster

Family Medicine

Pain Management

Long

Samuel

Butterworth

Plastic Surgery

Comparing Patient Outcomes in two approaches with alloplastic breast reconstruction

Lydick

Anna

Hansen

Pediatric Anaesthesiology

Use of tranexamic acid in craniosynostosis cases

Lygrisse

Katherine

Wang

Orthopedics

Effects of Culture Methods on the Proliferation and function of human articular chondrocytes

McGregor

Patrick

Dawn

Cardiovascular research

Potential uses of cell therapy in restoring damaged myocardium

McKee

Bonnie

Swan

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Risk factors for prolonged hospitalization following laparoscopic hysterectomies

Muroka

Lorna

Ramaswamy

Preventive Medicine & Public Health

The effect of Sexual Health Empowerment on Cervical Health Literacy and Cancer Prevention

Nguyen

Jimmy

Lominska

Radiation Oncology

Assessing radiation therapy treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

Parashar

Sonya

Vacek

Cardiovascular research

outpatient IV diuretic infusions for heart failure patients

Paredes Molina

Carolina

Greiner

Family Medicine

Characteristics of Children behind Schedule for Immunizations in a Large and Diverse Urban Public Health Department

Peters

Stephanie

Bracken

Anesthesiology

Evaluate the prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the chronic pain population

Ramirez

Julio

Scheuermann

Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Smokefree for Kansas Kids

Roach

Charles

Pasnoor

Neurology

Assess the safety and efficacy of Acthar Gel in patients with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)

Rometti

Mary

Wall

Surgery (Iowa)

Effects of Tourniquets in emergency care

Sabates

Rebecca

Satterwhite

Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Administration in KUMC Pediatric Patients

Sheldon

Jonathan

Mammen

Surgical Oncology

Notch signaling in melanoma

Sims

Jessica

Swan

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Identifying Risk Factors for Prolonged Length of Stay after Laparoscopic    Hysterectomy

Siscos

Spyros

McIff

Orthopedics

Silorane elution and mechanical properties

Slimmer

Stephanie

Jamison

Child Health and Development

Exploring the Female Profile of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Stoppelman

Timothy

Kindscher

Anesthesiology

Hyperglycemia in liver transplantation patients as a predictor of clinical outcomes

Talbert

Isaac

McIff

Orthopedics

Research to improve the 4 tine staple model.

Umscheid

Joshua

Barth

Emergency Medicine

PCP Use and Emergency Department Visits: A descriptive study

Ward

Christopher

Iwakuma

Cancer Center

Identifyication of oncogenic miRNAs

Williams

Riley

Gibbs

Dietetics and Nutrition

Exploring the Relationship between Nutrition Literacy and BMI in Patients with Obesity-Related Disease

Winegarner

Andrew

Pio

Medical Research (Navarra Spain)

Functional Validation of New Therapeutic Targets in Lung Cancer

Wurster

William

Schwend

Pediatric Orthopeadic Surgery (CMH)

The accuracy of blood loss estimation in the OR using the weight of surgical gauze

Zacharias

Kurt

Aymerich

Medical Research (Navarra Spain)

New neuroroprotective strategies for the treatment of Parkinson´s disease

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