Below are the poster abstracts for posters presented at the 2013 UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat.

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2013
Wednesday, May 8th
12:30 PM

A Comparison of Recruitment Strategies for a Long-Term Study at Two Maternal Stages: Effectiveness of Recruitment During Pregnancy vs. After Childbirth

Deidre M. Sepavich, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Linda Brenckle, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Onesky Aupont, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas J. McLaughlin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Marianne E. Felice, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

A Multicenter Phase 2 Study Incorporating High-Dose Rituximab into the CODOX-M/IVAC Regimen for Untreated Burkitt’s Lymphoma (BL): Examination of Correlative Serum and CSF Rituximab Levels

Andrew Evens, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nahida Islam, University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
Kenneth Carson, Washington University
Victoria Browning, University of Wisconsin
Chadi Nabhan, Lutheran General Hospital Cancer Center
Borko Jovanovic, Northwestern Univeristy
Paul M. Barr, University of Rochester
Paoli Caimi, Case Western Reserve University
Stephanie A. Gregory, Rush University Medical Center
Jill M. Kolesar, University of Wisconsin
Leo I. Gordon, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

A New Look at the Volume and Outcome Relationship in Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

Rashelle N. Damle, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christopher W. Macomber, University of Massachusetts
Julie M. Flahive, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Justin A. Maykel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Paul R. Sturrock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
W. Brian Sweeney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena P. Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karim Alavi, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

A Nutritional Formulation for Cognitive Performance and Mood in Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Phase II Multi-site Randomized Trial with an Open-label Extension

Ruth Remington, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Cynthia Bechtel, Framingham State University
David Larsen, Advanced Memory Dynamics
Jevin J. Lortie, Knox College
Annemarie Samar, Worcester State University
Laura Doshanjh, University of Maryland - College Park
Paul Fishman, University of Maryland - College Park
Yuan Luo, University of Maryland - College Park
Kathleen Smyers, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Heather Hoffman, Knox College
Constance Barysauskas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bruce A. Barton, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas B. Shea, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

A Pilot Study of a Modified Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Smoking Cessation Treatment for Veterans with PTSD

Megan M. Kelly, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John Forsyth, University at Albany
Douglas M. Ziedonis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David Kalman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Judith Cooney, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

A Pilot Study of Neuroplasticity Based Cognitive Remediation in Early Onset Psychosis

Ann E. Maloney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kristine Baluyot, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lindsey Hazzard, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cheryl Alderman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Rose George, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Nancy Noyes, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Terrence C. Bethea, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mary Verdi, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Mor Nahum, Brain Plasticity, Inc.
Jacqueline L. Johnson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephen R. Hooper, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Linmarie Sikich, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Activation of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGRF) is Required for CXCL12 Mediated ERK and Akt Signaling during Prostate Myofibroblast Phenoconversion

Jose A. Rodriguez-Nieves, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jill A. Macoska, University of Massachusetts Boston

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Adherence Measurement and Incidence of Bleeding and Systemic Embolism with Dabigatran in a Medicaid Population

Nicole Trask, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Payal N. Kotadiya, University of Massachusetts Medical School
James Gagnon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark Kohn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pavel Lavitas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karen Lee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Andrea Lewtas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Maria M. Lowe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Alkiviadis Nacopoulos, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tamara Rosenzweig, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Caroline Alper, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Paul Jeffrey, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Adipose Tissue Architecture and Gestational Weight Gain in Normoglycemic Pregnancies

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Olga Gaelekman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ningning Zhang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mary M. Lee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Silvia Corvera, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Adverse Drug Events Post-Hospital Discharge in Older Patients: Types, Severity, and Involvement of Beers Criteria Medications

Abir O. Kanaan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer L. Donovan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nerissa P. Duchin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shawn J. Gagne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lawrence D. Garber, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peggy Preusse, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Analysis of Myogenic and Candidate Disease Biomarkers in FSHD Muscle Cells

Jennifer C. J. Chen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Takako I. Jones, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Oliver D. King, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kendal Hanger, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fedik Rahimov, Children's Hospital
Sachiko Homma, Boston University Medical School
Mary Lou Beermann, Boston University Medical School
Genila M. Bibat, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Jeffrey B. Miller, Boston University Medical School
Louise M. Kunkel, Children's Hospital
Kathryn R. Wagner, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Peter L. Jones, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charles P. Emerson, Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Analysis of sFlt Isoforms as Biomarkers for the Development of Preeclampsia

Colby A. Souders, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Naomi K. Boatright, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jessica Sedan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Deborah Molrine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
William D. Thomas, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Assessing Availability of Healthy Options in Food Stores to Guide Community Transformation Grant Activities in Massachusetts

Barbara C. Olendzki, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas Land, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susan Svencer, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Lili Chen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hua Zheng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Viji Patil, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Assessment of Parental Mental Disorders in the National Children’s Study (NCS)

Thomas J. McLaughlin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kristen M. Roy-Bujnowski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Onesky Aupont, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Xin Zhan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christine M. Foley, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Deidre M. Sepavich, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Marianne E. Felice, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ronald Kessler, Harvard Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Barriers and Facilitators to Addressing Perinatal Depression in Obstetric Settings

Nancy Byatt, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen Biebel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Liz Friedman, Motherwoman, Inc.
Gifty Debordes-Jackson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeroan J. Allison, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas M. Ziedonis, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Better Memory for a Negative Event Associated with Better Emotion Regulation

Gennarina Santorelli, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rachel Gora, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Daniel Rovenpor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rebecca E. Ready, University of Massachusetts Amherst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

BRAIN TOPiC Study: Assessing Variability in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Outcome Prognostication – Do Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Exist in TBI, Too?

Saef Izzy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rebecca Compton, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Raphael A. Carandang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wiley R. Hall, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Clinical Profile and Disability Levels of Younger vs. Older TKR and THR Patients in a National Research Consortium

David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sharina D. Person, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Cluster Randomized Trials and Statistical Power

Stephen A. Lauer, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Nicholas G. Reich, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Cognitive Status, Initiation of Lifestyle Changes and Medication Adherence after Acute Coronary Syndrome: TRACE-CORE (Transitions, Risks, and Actions in Coronary Events- Center for Outcomes Research and Education)

Alexandra M. Hajduk, University of Massachussetts Medical School
Catarina I. Kiefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Molly E. Waring, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Joel M. Gore, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sharina D. Person, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jane S. Saczynski, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Cxcl-Type Chemokines−Induced Fibrosis In The Lower Urinary Tract

Mehrnaz Gharaee−Kermani, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jill A. Macoska, University of Massachusetts Boston

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Detection of Cocaine Use with Wireless Electrocardiogram Sensors

Annamalai Natarajan, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Abhinav Parate, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Edward C. Gaiser, Yale School of Medicine
Gustavo A. Angarita, Yale School of Medicine
Robert T. Malison, Yale School of Medicine
Deepak Ganesan, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Benjamin M. Marlin, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Development of Fluorescent Probes for Cancer Cell Lines

Zijuan Zhang, University of Massachusetts Boston
Nicholas Kwiatkowski, Harvard Medical School
Hong Zeng, University of Massachusetts Boston
Sang Min Lim, Harvard Medical School
Nathanael S. Gray, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Priscilla Yang, Harvard Medical School
Wei Zhang, University of Massachusetts Boston

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Diabetes Care Trends in the MA Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative (MA PCMHI) at Mid-Point

Sai Cherala, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Judith Steinberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephen P. Baker, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Differences Between Women and Men Undergoing TKR and THR in a National Research Consortium

Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Courtland Lewis, Hartford Hospital
Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Dissemination of Evidence-based Atypical Antipsychotic Information to Nursing Homes

Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Abir O. Kanaan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer L. Donovan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Does Aeromedical Transport Increase Anything Else Besides The Cost Of Care For Trauma Patients?

Joshua J. Shaw, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena P. Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Dux4 Target Gene Expression in Mouse Muscle Transplanted with Muscle Cells from FSHD Patients

James A. Windelborn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charles P. Emerson, Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Effects of Transitioning From Conventional Methods to Liquid Based Methods on Unsatisfactory Pap Tests: Results from a Multicenter U.S. Study (poster)

Christopher L. Owens, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel J. Peterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Aruna Kamineni, Group Health Research Institute
Diana S. M. Buist, Group Health Center for Health Studies
Sheila Weinmann, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Tyler R. Ross, Group Health Research Institute
Andrew E. Williams, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
Azadeh Stark, Geisinger Health System
Kenneth F. Adams, HealthPartners Research Foundation
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Efficacy of Intraoperative Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring: A Single-Institutions’ Experience

Rashelle N. Damle, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kate Dinh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anne C. Larkin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert M. Quinlan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Giles F. Whalen, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Epigenetic variability is a modifier of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

Takako I. Jones, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Chia-Yun Sun, The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Celine Debarnot, Boston Biomedical Research Institute
Charis Himeda, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charles P. Emerson, Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peter L. Jones, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Estrogen receptor beta selectively restricts proliferation and favors surveillance in mammary epithelial cells

Karen A. Dunphy, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Erick Roman-Perez, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rehaneh Hooshyar, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Mary J. Hagen, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amy L. Roberts, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Mara Isel Guerrero-Zayas, University of Massachusetts Amherst
D. Joseph Jerry, University of Massachusetts Amherst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Evaluation of Restaurant Menus to Determine the Availability of Healthy Food Options and Guide Community Transformation Grant Activities in Massachusetts

Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Victoria A. Andersen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susan Svencer, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bonnie Andrews, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Nicole M. Wedick, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Barrett Williamson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Barbara C. Olendzki, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Expression of the Integrin Beta 8 Gene (ITGB8) in Epicardial Adipose Tissue is Highly and Directly Correlated with the Degree of Coronary Atherosclerosis

Nancy Lee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah M. Nicoloro, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Juerg R. Straubhaar, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Melinda Darrigo, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stanley Tam, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael P. Czech, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Timothy P. Fitzgibbons, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Field Testing a Food Purchasing Survey: Progress from the Residential Environment and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors (REACH) Pilot Study

Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Barbara C. Olendzki, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Linda C. Churchill, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nicole M. Wedick, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rashelle B. Hayes, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rachel Duckham, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Viji Patil, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Judith K. Ockene, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Framing Hospital Engagement for the Recruitment of a Birth Cohort for the NCS: Lessons Learned for Ensuring Collaboration in Worcester County

Marianne E. Felice, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Deidre M. Sepavich, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Linda Brenckle, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas J. McLaughlin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Onesky Aupont, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Frequency and Impact of Intensive Care Unit Complications on Moderate-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury – Early Results of the Outcome Prognostication in Traumatic Brain Injury (OPTIMISM) Study

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 Anderson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Global Prevention of Adult Cancers

Vic Raso, Boston Biomedical Research Institute

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Glyconanoparticle Uptake Profile in Lung Carcinoma Cells

Kalana W. Jayawardana, University of Massachusetts Lowell
H. Surangi N. Jayawardena, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Thareendra De Zoysa, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Mingdi Yan, University of Massachusetts Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Greater Co-morbidity Burden is Associated with Greater Pain and Disability at Time of Total Knee Replacement Among African American Patients

Anthony Porter, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lili Chen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeroan J. Allison, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Philip Noble, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Health Information Seeking on Behalf of Others: Characteristics of ‘Surrogate Seekers’

Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sana Naveed, National Cancer Institute
Tama M. Luger, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
Julie E. Volkman, Massachusetts Department of Veterans Affairs
Lila J. Rutten, Mayo Clinic

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Health Literacy and Cancer Prevention: It’s Not What You Say It’s What They Hear

Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas W. Roblin, Fallon Community Health Plan
Andrew E. Williams, Kaiser Permanente
Paul J. K. Han, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Mary E. Costanza, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bridget Gaglio, Kaiser Permanente
Joann L. Wagner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brandi E. Robinson, Kaiser Permanente
Vinutha Vijayadeva, Kaiser Permanente

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

High Frequency, All-Optical Ultrasound Transducer for Biomedical Applications

Nan Wu, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Ye Tian, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Xiaotian Zou, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Xingwei Wang, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Hyperspectral Perfusion Monitoring of Irradiated Breast Patients

Nikole M. Connor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael S. Chin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jonathan H. Saleeby, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yuan-Chyuan Lo, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Janice F. Lalikos, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas J. Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Identification of a Human Monoclonal Antibody to Replace Equine Diphtheria Anti-toxin for the Treatment of Diphtheria

Leila M. Sevigny, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brian J. Booth, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kirk J. Rowley, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brett A. Leav, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peter S. Cheslock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kerry A. Garrity, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susan Sloan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gregory J. Babcock, University of Massachusetts Medical School
William D. Thomas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark Klempner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yang Wang, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Identifying Critical Roles for the Lamin B Receptor and Additional Nuclear Envelope Proteins in Regulating the Proliferation and Differentiation of Myeloid Progenitors

Krishnakumar M. Malu, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Hetavi P. Shah, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Margery G.H. Pelletier, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Richard M. Giadone, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Kerry L. Gendreau, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Rahul Manmode, University of Massachusetts Lowell
David K. Ryan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Peter C.W. Gaines, University of Massachusetts Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

IL-1 Generated Subsequent to Radiation-induced Tissue Injury Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Radiodermatitis

Matthew Janko, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fernando Ontiveros, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas J. Fitzgerald, University of Massachusetts Medical School
April Deng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Maria DeCicco, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kenneth L. Rock, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Impact of Ivacaftor on Medication Use, Hospital and Outpatient Provider Visits and Associated Costs in a Medicaid Population

Sam M. Leo, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Maria M. Lowe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Caroline J. Alper, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karen W. Lee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kimberly J. Lenz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gloria Liou, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas C. Pomfret, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mylissa K. Price, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark A. Tesell, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Paul L. Jeffrey, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Impact of Pre-Injury Warfarin Use Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Head Trauma

Courtney E. Collins, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elan R. Witkowski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Julie M. Flahive, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Timothy A. Emhoff, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Frederick A. Anderson Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena P. Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Intervention to Reduce Adverse Outcomes among Older Adults Discharged from Skilled Nursing Facilities to Home

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

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Level of Pain and Disability at Time of TKR across the Past 10 Years: Results from Two National Cohorts

Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie R. Harrold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Courtland Lewis, Hartford Hospital
Philip C. Noble, Baylor College of Medicine
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Maltoheptaose Promotes Nanoparticle Internalization by Escherichia coli

H. Surangi N. Jayawardena, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Kalana W. Jayawardana, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Xuan Chen, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Mingdi Yan, University of Massachusetts Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Nationwide Trends in Cardiovascular Disease Spending among the Elderly, 2000-2009

Hassan Fouayzi, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Allison B. Rosen, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Obesity-Induced Diabetes and Lower Urinary Tract Fibrosis Promote Urinary Voiding Dysfunction in a Mouse Model

Mehrnaz Gharaee−Kermani, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jose A. Rodriguez-Nieves, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jill A. Macoska, University of Massachusetts Boston

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Pass This Message Along: Self-edited Email Messages Promoting Colon Cancer Screening among Friends and Family

Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Joann L. Wagner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas W. Roblin, Kaiser Permanente
Bridget Gaglio, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute
Andrew E. Williams, Kaiser Permanente
Rosalie A. Torres Stone, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis: Focusing on the Role of Exercise and Flavonoids

Mahdi Garelnabi, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Halleh Mahini, University of Massachusetts Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Physician Referral Rather than Proxy Referral to an Organ Procurement Organization Following Asystolic Death Results in Higher Tissue Donation Rates

Justin A. Caramiciu, University of Masschusetts Medical School
Janice P. Adams, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brendan P. McKown, New England Organ Bank
Corinne D. French, New England Organ Bank
Stephen P. Baker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephen O. Heard, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Pre-operative Emotional Health Affects Post-operative Patient Function but not Patient Satisfaction Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Benjamin Snyder, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenyun Yang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony Porter, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Pregnancy Induces Persistent Changes that Potentiate Apoptotic Signaling and Responses to DNA Damage

Mary J. Hagen, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amy L. Roberts, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Karen A. Dunphy, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jeffrey L. Blanchard, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Melissa A. Troester, University of North Carolina
Sallie S. Schneider, Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute
D. Joseph Jerry, University of Massachusetts Amherst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Quadrimodal Distribution of Death after Trauma: Predictors of Death in the Fourth Peak

Heena Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christopher J. Wilbert, MedStar Harbor Hospital
Charles M. Psoinos, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Julie Flahive, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Aimee R. Kroll-Desrosiers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Timothy A. Emhoff, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Catarina I. Kiefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Rates of Insurance for Injured Patients before and after Health Care Reform in Massachusetts: Another Case of Double Jeopardy?

Heena P. Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Courtney E. Collins, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jason T. Wiseman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Julie M. Flahive, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charles M. Psoinos, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Zeling Chau, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shimul A. Shah, University of Cincinnati Medical School
Catarina I. Kiefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Reducing Rehospitalizations through Automated Alerts to Primary Care Providers and Staff When Older Patients are Discharged from the Hospital: A Randomized Trial

Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jessica Ogarek, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah L. Cutrona, 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
Shawn J. Gagne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peggy Preusse, Meyers Primary Care Institute
Lawrence D. Garber, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Regulation of Androgen Receptor Co-Regulators by Activation of the CXCL12/CXCR4 Axis: A Microarray and Proteomics Approach

Sathish Kasina, University of Massachusetts Boston
Lesa Begley, The University Of Michigan
Henriette Remmer, The University Of Michigan
Jill A. Macoska, University of Massachusetts Boston

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Setting Proper Matrices for Accelerometry-based Physical Activity Measures in Older Women

Rachel Duckham, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Scott Crouter, University of Massachusetts Boston
Linda C. Churchill, Unversity of Massachusetts Medical School
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Short Measures Of Tobacco Dependence Optimized For Biological Research

Joseph R. DiFranza, University of Massachusetts Medical School
W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Statin Discontinuation among Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia

Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel J. Peterson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Becky A. Briesacher, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Supporting Recovery in the Deaf Community: Creating Continuum of Behavioral Health Care in Central Massachusetts

Melissa L. Anderson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Neil S. Glickman, Advocates, Inc
Lisa Mistler, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susan Jones, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital Deaf Services
Monika E. Kolodziej, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas M. Ziedonis, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Targeting Heat Shock Protein 90 Alters Epigenetic Genes in Alcoholic Liver Disease

Aditya Ambade, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pranoti Mandrekar, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The Association Between Low Health Literacy and Attitudes, Behaviors and Knowledge that Influence Engagement in Cancer Screening and Prevention Activities

Nancy Morris, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Joann L. Wagner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas W. Roblin, Kaiser Permanente
Bridget Gaglio, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute
Andrew E. Williams, Kaiser Permanente
Paul Han, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Mary E. Costanza, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The Role of Glutamate and GABA in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Pilot Results from a Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study

David E. Cochran, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elif M. Sikoglu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel Fallon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David N. Kennedy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Steven M. Hodge, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ann Foley, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lauren J. Yakutis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Constance M. Moore, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jean A. Frazier, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Three Measures of Tobacco Dependence Independently Predict Changes in Neural Structure

Jean A. King, University of Massachusetts Medical School
W. W. Sanouri A. Ursprung, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Joseph R. DiFranza, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wei Huang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nanyin Zhang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David N. Kennedy, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Douglas M. Ziedonis, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Trends in the Frequency, Patient Characteristics, Management, and in-Hospital Outcomes of Diabetic Patients Presenting with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Mayra Tisminetzky, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ibrahim Kassas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Samuel W. Joffe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Darleen M. Lessard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Type 2 Diabetes-Induced Hematopoietic Stem Cell Oxidant Stress Attenuates the Differentiation, Skews M1/M2 Specification of Monocytes/Macrophages and Delays Wound Healing in db/db Mice

Jinglian Yan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Guodong Tie, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shouying Wang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Louis M. Messina, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Umbilical Cord Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Inhibit T Cell Response to Peptide

Megan DeNicola, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert Briddell, ViaCord Processing Laboratory
Kate Falcon-Girard, ViaCord-PerkinElmer
William Fodor, Cell Therapy Group
Morey Kraus, ViaCord-PerkinElmer
Sally C. Kent, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Understanding Antipsychotic Drug Use in the Nursing Home Setting

Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Alice F. Bonner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christina Compher, Healthcare Management Solutions
Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jonathan Freedlander, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Susan Joslin, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Tjia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Use of Novel Microfluidic Devices to Detect Biomarkers in Blood

Nese Orby, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Carol Barry, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Using an Evidence Based Practice Informatics Safety Intervention to Improve Medication Safety among Community Dwelling Older Adults

Raeann Genevieve LeBlanc, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Who Opens Alerts to Physicians? (And Who Doesn’t?)

Terry S. Field, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hassan Fouayzi, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shawn J. Gagne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jessica Ogarek, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Devi Sundaresan, Fallon Clinic
Lawrence D. Garber, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM