Below are the poster abstracts or full posters for posters presented at the 2012 Clinical and Translational Research Retreat.

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2012
Tuesday, May 22nd
4:30 PM

A Content Analysis of Information and Support Needs in Women with Breast Cancer Who Use the Internet

Sheryl LaCoursiere, University of Massachusetts Boston
Elizabeth Gallagher, University of Massachusetts Boston

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

A Mixed-Methods Study To Characterize Pharmaceutical Marketing in the Nursing Home Setting: Off-Label Use of Atypical Antipsychotics

Camilla Benedicto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer L. Donovan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah Foy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Abir O. Kanaan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sruthi Valluri, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Becky A. Briesacher, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

A True Stories Campaign Uniformly Increased Awareness of State-Assisted Smoking Cessation Programs in Massachusetts

Lois Keithly, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Rashelle B. Hayes, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark Paskowsky, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Thomas Land, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Acute Care Surgery Patterns in the Current Era: Results of a Qualitative Study

Heena Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia L. Pringle, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Timothy A. Emhoff, University of Massachusetts Medical School
George C. Velmahos, Massachusetts General Hospital
L. D. Britt, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Lee Hargraves, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Catarina I. Kiefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Biodegradable Wound Dressing for Skin Regeneration

Scott E. Wharram, CMB Sciences, Inc.
Stephen McCarthy, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Raymond Dunn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ronald A. Ignotz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Can a detailed neurological exam improve prediction of extubation success in neurocritically ill patients?

Sanam Baghshomali, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nathanael Slater, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Raphael A. Carandang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cynthia Ouillette, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wiley R. Hall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

CANDI Store: An Infrastructure for Neuroimage Storage and Processing

Christian Haselgrove, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Steven M. Hodge, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pallavi Rane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jean A. Frazier, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David N. Kennedy, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Caspase-1-dependent, IL-1ß-mediated alcoholic steatohepatitis is ameliorated by IL-1 receptor antagonist treatment in mice

Jan Petrasek, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shashi Bala, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dora Lippai, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karen Kodys, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Victoria Menashy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Matthew Barrieau, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Evelyn A. Kurt-Jones, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gyongyi Szabo, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

CD81/CD9 tetraspanins aid plasmacytoid dendritic cells in recognition of HCV-infected cells and induction of IFNα

Shuye Zhang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karen Kodys, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gyongyi Szabo, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Circulating microRNAs are associated with Paroxysmal or Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeanine Ward, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Amir Y. Shaikh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Khushleen Jaggi, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Victor R. Ambros, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jane Freedman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John F. Keaney Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Comparison of Radiation Exposure During Thoracolumbar Fusion Using Fluoroscopic Guidance versus Anatomic Placement of Pedicle Screws

Natalie Egge, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeffrey Lange, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christian P. DiPaola, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony Lapinsky, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patrick J. Connolly, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jason C. Eck, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cost Utility of Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Emily Von Bargen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Danielle Patterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cost-Utility of Routine Endometrial Evaluation Prior to Le Fort Colpocleisis

Padma Kandadai, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael K. Flynn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susan Zweizig, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Danielle Patterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Development of an Electrowetting Valve in Capillary-Driven Microfluidic Biosensor for Nucleic Acid Detection

Fei He, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Tiphaine Mérian, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Julie M. Goddard, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Sam R. Nugen, University of Massachusetts Amherst

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Development of Lateral Flow Fluorescence Assay for the Detection of Trypanosoma

Yuhong Wang, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Sam Nugen, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Disrupted Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Medication-free Women with Postpartum Depression

Kristina M. Deligiannidis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elif M. Sikoglu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony J. Rothschild, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Constance M. Moore, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Do antipsychotic dose reduction trials result in worsening behavior among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review of the literature

Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Abir O. Kanaan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer L. Donovan, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Eat Walk Sleep for Health: Primary Prevention in a Refugee Community

Heather-Lyn Haley, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Meredith Walsh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nang Maung, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Clara Savage, Common Pathways Community Health Network Area Coalition
Suzanne B. Cashman, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Endemic Gallbladder Cancer: Is There a Role for Prophylactic Cholecystectomy?

Elan R. Witkowski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elizaveta Ragulin Coyne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Theodore P. McDade, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lili Chen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shimul A. Shah, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer F. Tseng, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Etiology of Experimental Osteoarthritis: Early Events and Potential Clinical Implications

Paul J. Fanning, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jason Silva, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Julianne Marvin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kirti Basil, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Marie Walcott, Unviversity of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Factors Associated With Ordering Laboratory Monitoring Of High-Risk Medications

Shira H. Fischer, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel J. Peterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
George Reed, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

FORCE-TJR: Innovative design for a national TJR comparative effectiveness research database

Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeroan J. Allison, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bruce A. Barton, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Norman Weissman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John E. Ware Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Foregut Surgery in the Modern Era: A National Survey

Zeling Chau, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jillian K. Smith, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elan R. Witkowski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elizaveta Ragulin-Coyne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tara S. Kent, Harvard Medical School
Jennifer F. Tseng, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Gender-Specific Factors Associated with Readiness to Quit Smoking among Korean Americans

Sun Kim, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David Kalman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas M. Ziedonis, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Gene Expression and Profiling of Human Islet Cell Subtypes

David M. Blodgett, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Pechhold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David M. Harlan, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Genetic determinants of cerebral edema in severe traumatic brain injury: A pilot study of the role of CACNA1 and AQP4 gene mutations

Raphael A. Carandang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wiley R. Hall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cynthia Ouillette, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert H. Brown Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Gout Knowledge, Beliefs and Treatment Practices in a National Sample of US Primary Care Providers

Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Amarie Negron, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jessica Ogarek, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cassandra L. Firneno, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert A. Yood, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Health Links: Who Acts as a Source of Health Information in a Social Network?

Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah M. Greene, Group Health Center for Health Studies
Andrew E. Williams, Kaiser Permanente
Douglas W. Roblin, Kaiser Permanente
Joann L. Wagner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bridget Gaglio, Kaiser Permanente
Paul K. J. Han, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Healthy Food Accessibility in Grocery Stores in Central Massachusetts

Barbara C. Olendzki, UMass Medical School
Viji Patil, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lili Chen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hua Zheng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elizabeth Procter-Gray, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Impact of medical and neurological ICU complications on moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Raphael A. Carandang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cynthia Ouillette, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wiley R. Hall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Frederick A. Anderson Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Importance of clinically-refined medical and musculoskeletal co-morbidities in registries that evaluate patient-reported outcomes following TKR

Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Carol Otis, Arcadia University
Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Incidence rates of ICU complications in moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Raphael A. Carandang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cynthia Ouillette, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wiley R. Hall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Frederick A. Anderson Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Increased oxidative capacity of circulating polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) in non-diabetic NASH patients

Timea Csak, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karen Kodys, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Angela Dolganiuc, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dora Lippai, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michal Ganz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christopher Marshall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gyongyi Szabo, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Induction of Colon Cancer Cell Death by Cranberry Proanthocyanidins via MAPK Pathway

Anne M. Liberty, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Tracie P. Ferreira, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Catherine C. Neto, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

International trends in pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality rates

Wilfredo E. DeJesus-Monge, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bruce A. Barton, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Is pancreatic cancer palliatable? A national study

Elizaveta Ragulin Coyne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jillian K. Smith, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elan R. Witkowski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sing Chau Ng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Theodore P. McDade, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shimul A. Shah, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer F. Tseng, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Knowledge of and perceived need for evidence-based educational materials about antipsychotic medication safety by nursing home staff

Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah Foy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer L. Donovan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Abir O. Kanaan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Becky A. Briesacher, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Medication Errors in the Home: A Multisite Study of Children with Cancer

Kathleen E. Walsh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas W. Roblin, Kaiser Permanente
Saul N. Weingart, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Kathleen E. Houlahan, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Barbara Degar, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Amy Billett, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Christopher P. Keuker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Colleen Biggins, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Justin Li, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Karen Wasilewski, Emory Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Mid-gestation Angiogenic Biomarker Levels are Increased in Women at High Risk for Preeclampsia

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sybil L. Crawford, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susie Bathgate, George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Jing Yang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Laura Robidoux, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Melissa J. Moore, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sharon E. Maynard, Lehigh Valley Health Network

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Molecular imaging of the bioeffects of β-amyloid and metal ions on live human neuroblastoma cells: internalization, subcellular localization and induction of ROS

Young Jiao, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Yi Zhang, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Maolin Guo, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Mood Disorders and Trauma: What are the Associations?

Yael Dvir, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Hill, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Steven M. Hodge, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jean A. Frazier, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Not Just Full of Hot Air: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Increases Survival in Cases of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

Joshua L. Shaw, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charles M. Psoinos, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Timothy A. Emhoff, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Novel paths to antifungal therapeutics

Ahmed Fazly, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charu Jain, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Reeta Prusty Rao, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Paul D. Kaufman, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Obstetric Interventions: Assessment of Differential Practices by Race/Ethnicity

Joyce Edmonds, University of Massachusetts Boston
Revital Yehezkel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Xun Liao, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Occult cervical spinal dural arteriovenous fistula masquerading as acute spinal cord ischemia

Saef Izzy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bilal Hameed, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Chutima Saipetch, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Eugene Lin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David Paydarfar, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Patient Adherence to Laboratory Tests to Monitor Medication Therapy: A Mixed-Methods Study

Shira H. Fischer, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shawn J. Gagne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peggy Preusse, Meyers Primary Care Institute
George Reed, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel J. Peterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Predictors of Improved Pain, Quality of Life, and Physical Function after Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Natalie Egge, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony Lapinsky, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel Mandell, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jason C. Eck, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christian P. DiPaola, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeffrey Lange, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patrick J. Connolly, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Primary Care Physicians’ Views on Medical Error and Disclosure in Cancer Care

Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cassandra L. Firneno, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas W. Roblin, Kaiser Permanente
Sarah M. Greene, Group Health Research Institute
Carolyn Prouty, University of Washington
Beth Lapham, Group Health Research Institute
Brandi Robinson, University of Washington
Ben Dunlap, University of Washington
Jane Anau, Group Health Research Institute
Thomas Gallagher, University of Washington - Seattle Campus

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

rAAV9 airway delivery results in effective knockdown of mutant alpha 1-antitrypsin in the liver while upregulating wildtype alpha 1-antitrypsin in the lung

Alisha Gruntman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christian Mueller, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Qiushi Tang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lina Song, University of Massachusetts Medical School
James M. Wilson, University of Pennsylvania
Terence R. Flotte, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Maria P. Limberis, University of Pennsylvania

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Biological and Perceived Chronic Stress: Does Group Identification Matter?

Kymberlee M. O'Brien, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ed Tronick, University of Massachusetts Boston
Celia L. Moore, University of Massachusetts Boston

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Serum microRNA-122 and miR-155 as biomarkers of liver injury and inflammation in models of acute and chronic liver disease

Shashi Bala, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jan Petrasek, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shiv Mundkur, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Donna Catalano, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeanine Ward, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ivan Levin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hawau Alao, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karen Kodys, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gyongyi Szabo, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Serum sodium values and their association with adverse outcomes in moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Lucia Rivera Lara, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Raphael A. Carandang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cynthia Ouillette, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wiley R. Hall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Frederick A. Anderson Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Surveillance of Smokeless Tobacco Products Sold in Massachusetts (1997-2010)

Doris Cullen, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lois Keithly, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Thomas Land, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Mark Paskowsky, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Tantalum versus Titanium Acetabular Shells in Young Active THR Patients: A Radiostereometric Analysis (RSA) Study

David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Marie Walcott, Unviversity of Massachusetts Medical School
Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michelle E. Aubin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jacob M. Drew, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peyton L. Hays, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark S. Eskander, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Henrik Machau, Massachusetts General Hospital
Charles Bragdon, Massachusetts General Hospital

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Technological Resources and Personnel Costs Required to Implement an Automated Alert System for Primary Care Physicians When Patients Transition from Hospitals to Home

Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lawrence D. Garber, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shawn J. Gagne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peggy Preusse, Meyers Primary Care Institute
Jennifer L. Donovan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Abir O. Kanaan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Iddm14 gene is Tcrbv-13S1A1: Prevention of Autoimmune Diabetes in the Rat with an Allele-Specific Depleting Antibody That Recognizes the Vβ13a T Cell Receptor Beta Chain

Michael Habib, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ryan Eberwine, Drexel University College of Medicine
Zhijun Liu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas Herrmann, Institut für Virologie und Immunbiologie
Dale Greiner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Laura Cort, Drexel University College of Medicine
Elizabeth P. Blankenhorn, MCP Hahnemann University
John P. Mordes, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Varus Knee Reveals Differential Expression Patterns of miRNAs in Spared vs. Non-spared Compartments

Paul J. Fanning, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brian Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Marie Walcott, Unviversity of Massachusetts Medical School
Gary S. Stein, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jane B. Lian, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Understanding Health Utilities in Women with Urinary Incontinence

Danielle Patterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Flynn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Courtney Stachowski, Brigham Research Institute
Abraham Morse, Harvard Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Understanding the mechanisms of IGF2 gene regulation in hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Amalene Cooper-Morgan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Natalia Naumova, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Amartya Sanyal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bryan R. Lajoie, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Job Dekker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brian C. Lewis, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Use of Pseudo-observations in the Goodness-of-Fit Test for Gray's Time-Varying Coefficients Model

Hyung-joo Kang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Chung-Chou Ho Chang, University of Pittsburgh

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Use of the BRFSS Follow-up Surveys to Assess Awareness of the Massachusetts Medicaid Cessation Benefit

Mark Paskowsky, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Lois Keithly, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Lili Chen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Use of whole plant Artemisia annua L. as an antimalarial therapy

Elfawal Mostafa, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Melissa J. Towler, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ricardo T. Gazzinelli, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas T. Golenbock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pamela J. Weathers, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephen M. Rich, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Using bootstrap to compare the validity of PRO measures in discriminating among CKD patients

Nina Deng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John E. Ware Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Utilization and Outcomes of Patients with Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases in the Medicare Population

Christopher W. Macomber, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sing Chau Ng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Youfu Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karim Alavi, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena P. Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tseng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shimul A. Shah, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM