Poster Session

Below are the abstracts for posters presented at the 2017 UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat.

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2017
Tuesday, May 16th
1:45 PM

A Novel Bromodomain and Extra-terminal Domain Inhibitors (BETi) that Reverses HIV-1 Latency

Shuai Liu, University of Massachusetts Boston
Maxime Jean, University of Rochester Medical Center
Wei Zhang, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jian Zhu, University of Rochester Medical Center

1:45 PM

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Community Health Workers Using Patient Stories to Support Hypertension Management: Preliminary Results

J. Lee Hargraves, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Debra Bonollo, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Warren J. Ferguson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elizabeth Aaker Orvek, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Accuracy and Coverage of Using the Assigned International Classification of Diseases, 9th and 10th Revision, Clinical Modification Codes for Detecting Bleeding Events in Electronic Health Record

Victoria J. Wang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hong Yu, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Affordable Pressure Ulcer Prevention: Device, System and Algorithm

John McNeill, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Yitzhak Mendelson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Raymond Dunn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Xinming Huang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Devdip Sen, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Kelli Hickle, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Altered Baroreflex-Mediated Cardiovascular Responses to Acute Hypotension in Heart Failure Patients Compared to Healthy Adults

Rachel C. Drew, University of Massachusetts Boston
Chelsea N. Lindblad, Penn State College of Medicine
Soraya M. Samii, Penn State College of Medicine
Cheryl A. Blaha, Penn State College of Medicine
Michael J. White, University of Birmingham
Lawrence I. Sinoway, Penn State College of Medicine

1:45 PM

An Innovative Nurse-Managed Transition Clinic for Adolescents and Young Adults with Spina Bifida: A Pilot Study

Mohammad Alkawaldeh, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rebecca Sherlock, Boston Children's Hospital
Estranda Carlos, Boston Children's Hospital
Erika Alkhawaldeh, Massachusetss General Hospital

1:45 PM

Assessment of a Novel Pediatric Resident Simulation Curriculum

Kyle Schoppel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christopher Lops, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nicholas Cormier, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Alanna Hickey, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Suzanne Sprague, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peter J. Sell, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathryn Wynne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anne Weaver, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stacey L. Valentine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Association between Psychosocial Factors, Quality of Life and Atrial Fibrillation

Summer Aldrugh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mayank Sardana, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Darleen M. Lessard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jane S. Saczynski, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Black-White Disparities in Pain Management among Nursing Home Residents with Cancer

Deborah Mack, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jacob N. Hunnicutt, University of Massachusetts Medical School
William M. Jesdale, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christine M. Ulbricht, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kate L. Lapane, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Broad Repertoire of T Cell Autoreactivity Directly from Islets of Donors with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

Jenny Aurielle B. Babon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Megan E. DeNicola, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David M. Blodgett, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Inne Crevecoeur, KU Leuven
Thomas S. Buttrick, Harvard Medical School
Rene Maehr, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rita Bottino, Carnegie Mellon University
Ali Naji, University of Pennsylvania
John Kaddis, Beckman Research Institute
Wassim Elyaman, Harvard Medical School
Eddie A. James, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Rachana Haliyur, Vanderbilt University
Marcela Brissova, Vanderbilt University
Lut Overburgh, KU Leuven
Chantal Mathieu, KU Leuven
Thomas Delong, University of Colorado
Kathryn Haskins, University of Colorado
Alberto Pugliese, University of Miami
Martha Campbell-Thompson, University of Florida
Clayton Mathews, University of Florida
Mark A. Atkinson, University of Florida
Alvin C. Powers, Vanderbilt University
David Harlan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sally C. Kent, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Building Better Tumor Models In Vitro: An Investigation into the Improvement of 3D Cell Culture Techniques

Brandon Piel, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Michael Doane, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Praveena Velpurisiva, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Prakash Rai, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

C1QBP Inhibits DUX4-Dependent Gene Activation and Can Be Targeted with 4MU

Alec M. DeSimone, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Genila Bibat, John Hopkins School of Medicine
Kathryn Wagner, John Hopkins School of Medicine
Guido Stadler, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Woodring E. Wright, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
John D. Leszyk, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Charles P. Emerson Jr., University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Cancer Diagnosis using LIBS and Machine Learning Tools: Progress and Challenges

Noureddine Melikechi, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Rosalba Gaudiuso, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Ebo Ewusi-Annan, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

“Can’t You Just Say?” – Contrasting Communication Preferences between Surrogate Decision-Makers and Physicians during Outcome Prognostication in Critically-Ill Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Thomas Quinn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jesse Moskowitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Muhammad Khan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lori Shutter, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nananda Col, Shared Decision Making Resources
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Caste Matters: Perceived Discrimination among Women in Rural India

Apurv Soni, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jasmine A. Khubchandani, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nisha Fahey, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nitin Raithatha, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad
Anusha Prabhakaran, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad
Nancy Byatt, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ajay Phatak, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Somashekhar Nimbalkar, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad
Jeroan J. Allison, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Clot Characterization in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Joshua Litchman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Juyu Chueh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rose Arslanian, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Srinivasan Vedantham, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarena Carniato, Stryker Neurovascular
David E. Rex, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mary Howk, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Matthew J. Gounis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ajit S. Puri, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Collaborating to Cure the Most Common Parasites on the Planet

Yan Hu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jason Noon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ambily Abraham, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hanchen Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Florentina Rus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Deysy Pinto, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gary R. Ostroff, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Raffi V. Aroian, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Combination Photodynamic Therapy and Chemotherapy for Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma

Janel Kydd, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Rahul Jadia, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Prakash Rai, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

Combined Active Humoral and Cellular Immunization Approaches for the Treatment of Synucleonopathies

Edward Rockenstein, University of California - San Diego
Gary R. Ostroff, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fusun Dikengil, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Florentina Rus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Mante, University of California - San Diego
Jazmin Florio, University of California - San Diego
Anthony Adame, University of California - San Diego
Ivy Trinh, University of California - San Diego
Cassia Overk, University of California - San Diego
Eliezer Masliah, University of California - San Diego
Robert Rissman, University of California - San Diego

1:45 PM

Companion Diagnostics for Breast Cancer Chemotherapeutics

Monica Tawadros, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Morin, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Peter Gaines, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Abiche H. Dewilde, Invitrometrix

1:45 PM

Defining Success in Perioperative Care Pathways for Hip Fracture Patients

Hayden B. Rockson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brian Clair, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christine Motzkus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Amrit V. Vinod, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Schoor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Matthew Stebulis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark Kraus, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Dermatomyositis as Paraneoplastic Manifestation of Tonsillar Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Jatinder S. Patti, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kate Daniello, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lan Qin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Developing a Community-Based Screening and Referral Mechanism for Atrial Fibrillation in Low Resource Settings: “Smartphone Monitoring for Atrial Fibrillation in Real-Time – India (SMART-India)”

Apurv Soni, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nisha Fahey, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Harshil Patel, Pramukhswami Medical College
Kandarp Talati, Pramukhswami Medical College
Anna Handorf, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John A. Bostrom, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shyamsundar Raihatha, Pramukhswami Medical College
Ravi Shah, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sunil Karna, Pramukhswami Medical College
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeroan J. Allison, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ki Chon, University of Connecticut - Storrs
Somashekhar M. Nimbalkar, Pramukhswami Medical College
David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Development and Evaluation of a Mentorship to Hire Program for Facilitating Nursing Role Development and Transition to Practice

Monika S. Schuler, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

1:45 PM

Direct-to-Patient PRO Collection to Support Quality Improvement in TJR

Hua Zheng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenyun Yang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Does Pre-Stroke Statin Use Influence Survival and Institionalization after Hospital Discharge?

Matthew Alcusky, University of Massachusetts Medical School
A. L. Hume, University of Rhode Island
Kate L. Lapane, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Effect of Exercise Training on Microvascular Function in African American and Caucasian Women

Huimin Yan, University of Massachusetts Boston
Keyshla M. Melendex-Rosado, University of Massachusetts Boston
Robert C. Hickner, Florida State University

1:45 PM

Effects of Positive Regard and Induced Social Stress on Cognitive Function: A Psychophysiological Perspective

Sherief Eldeeb, Clark University
Kate Romero, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Kymberlee O'Brien, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

1:45 PM

Emergency Department Super-utilizer Program Involvement: Pilot Data and Methods Challenges

Colette Houssan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Arlene S. Ash, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rachel Davis-Martin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Laurel Banach, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Eric W. Dickson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Edwin D. Boudreaux, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Emotional Eating is Associated with Intake of Energy-dense Foods in Latinos

Andrea Lopez-Cepero, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christine Frisard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Enhancement of the Abscopal Effect in Radiotherapy by In-situ Delivered CD40 Antibody: Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Model

Sayeda Yasmin-Karim, Harvard Medical School
Michele Moreau, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Wilfred Ngwa, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

Evolution of the Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Muscle Gene Therapy: Translation from Clinical Trial to Benchtop and Back Again

Alisha M. Gruntman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gwladys Gernoux, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gensheng Wang, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
Janet Benson, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
Jeff Chulay, Applied Genetics Technologies Corporation
Dave Knop, Applied Genetics Technologies Corporation
Christian Mueller, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terence R. Flotte, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Exploring the Contributions of Local Health Departments in Land Use and Transportation Policy: Implications for Cross-sector Collaboration

Meera Sreedhara, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Karin V. Goins, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Semra Aytur, University of New Hampshire
Katie Heinrich, Kansas State University
Jay Maddock, Texas A&M University
Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Feasibility, Safety and Acceptability of Soy-Based Diet for Pregnant Women: Preliminary Results from a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Ling Shi, University of Massachusetts Boston
Vidya Iyer, Tufts Medical Center
Errol Norwitz, Tufts Medical Center
Tiffany A. Moore Simas, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nirupa R. Matthan, Tufts University
Alice H. Lichtenstein, Tufts University
Laura L. Hayman, University of Massachusetts Boston

1:45 PM

Fetal and Childhood Effects of Children Exposed to Opioids, Opioid Maintenance Therapy (OMT), and Methamphetamine In Utero

Seth Peters, Rhode Island Department of Health

1:45 PM

Frequent Cannabis Users Have Reduced Odds for Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Adeyinka Adejumo, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nnaemeka Onyeakusi, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Samson Alliu, Maimonides Medical Center
Ogooluwa A. Ojelabi, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Functional vs. Traditional Resistance Training: Affective Response and Exercise Enjoyment in College-Age Females

Jamie Faro, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jessica Whiteley, University of Massachusetts Boston
Laura L. Hayman, University of Massachusetts Boston

1:45 PM

Gastrointestinal Perforations: Examining the Overlooked Unintentional Consequences of Our Nation’s Epidemic of Antibiotic Exposure

Vijaya T. Daniel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stacy B. Sanders, University of Massachusetts Medical School
M. Didem Ayturk, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Beth A. McCormick, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heena P. Santry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Geographic Variation in Hospital Costs Associated with Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Ricardo Bello, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wei Huang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Walker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
William Hoffman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christina Vassileva, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Health Applications of Network Science and Computational Social Science

James A. Kitts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

1:45 PM

Hepatic Changes Associated with Chronic Alcohol Exposure in an Alpha-1 Antitrypsin PiZ Mouse Model

Zhuoyao Lyu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Alisha M. Gruntman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brian O'Sullivan-Murphy, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
Christian Mueller, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Terence R. Flotte, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Home Interventions for Older Adults with Asthma

David Turcotte, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Susan Woskie, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Emily Chaves, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Kelechi Adejumo, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Rebecca Gore, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

Identification and Characterization of Human Monoclonal Antibodies for Immunoprophylaxis against Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Serena Giuntini, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Matteo Stoppato, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Monir Ejemel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Danielle Wisheart, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark S. Klempner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yan Wang, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Imaging Probes for Detecting Inflammation in the Mouse Model of Type 1 Diabetes

Toloo Taghian, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Suresh Gupta, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Adam J. Dixon, University of Virginia
Surong Zhang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Alexei A. Bogdanov, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Impact of Body Mass Index and Weight Change on Risk of Recurrence in Patients Treated for Endometrial Adenocarcinoma

Geneva A. DeGregorio, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Katherine Leung, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leslie S. Bradford, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Implementation of SAMHSA-funded Offender Re-Entry Programs Addressing Substance Use and Co-occurring Disorders among Justice Involved Latino Adults

Angela Wangari Walter, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Jessica Hall, Boston University
Deborah Chassler, Boston University
Rachel Mullins, Boston University
Diliana DeJesus, Casa Esperanza
Emily Stewart, Casa Esperanza
Lena Lundgren, Boston University

1:45 PM

In Vivo Protection with Human Monoclonal Antibody S315 following Challenge with Diphtheria Toxin

Heidi L. Smith, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Maria Lobikin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenda Gao, Antagen Pharmaceuticals
Greg Saia, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yan Wang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mark Leney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Deborah C. Molrine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Inhibition of Insulin Amyloid Formation by Small Organofluorine Molecules

Yanique Thomas, University of Massachusetts Boston
William Horton, University of Massachusetts Boston
Chris D. Tran, University of Massachusetts Boston
Clifford J. Ellstrom, University of Massachusetts Boston
Bela Torok, University of Massachusetts Boston
Marianna Torok, University of Massachusetts Boston

1:45 PM

InVitro-Q: A High-throughput Biosensor Used to Evaluate the Mechanism of Phagocytosis of Macrophages Using Different Particles

Marynawal Abdou, Invitrometrix
Abiche H. Dewilde, Invitrometrix

1:45 PM

Liposomal Bupivacaine in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Preliminary Results of a Two-Surgeon, Retrospective Study

Hayden B. Rockson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeffrey N. Metzmaker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony L. Schwagerl, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Macroglossia in Inclusion Body Myositis

Jatinder S. Patti, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kate Daniello, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lan Qin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization (MALDI) Mass Spectrometry: An Imaging Modality to Monitor the Effects of Gene Therapy in a Murine Model of GM1 Gangliosidosis

Khaja Muneeruddin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bindesh Shrestha, Waters Corporation
Hernando Olivos, Waters Corporation
Sophia H. Todeasa, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Eleonora D'Ambrosio, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Miguel Sena-Esteves, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Scott A. Shaffer, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Measuring Changes in Brain Metabolite Levels Using Live-animal Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Offline LC-MS Metabolomics in a Binge-ethanol Murine Model

Michelle L. Dubuke, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Guillaume L. Poirier, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Laurellee Payne, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Arlene Lim, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pranoti Mandrekar, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Constance M. Moore, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jean A. King, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Scott A. Shaffer, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Misclassification of Healthy Eating Based on Food Frequency Questionnaires and 24-hour Dietary Recalls in Older Men and Women

Elizabeth Procter-Gray, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Barbara C. Olendzki, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Linda C. Churchill, Unversity of Massachusetts Medical School
Rashelle B. Hayes, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Annabella Aguirre, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hyung-Joo Kang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Optimizing Microfluidic Design for Cell Separation

Joseph Wakim, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Marisel De Jesus Vega, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Nese Orbey, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Carol Barry, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

Oxycodone Ingestion Patterns in Acute Fracture Pain: a Pilot Study Using a Digital Pill

Brendan J. Innes, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peter R. Chai, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephanie Carreiro, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brittany Chapman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Matthew Griswold, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Edward W. Boyer, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative

Stacey L. Valentine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Scot T. Bateman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mela Bembea, John Hopkins University
Phillip Spinella, Washington University of St. Louis
Allan Doctor, Washington University of St. Louis
Nabil Hassan, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids
Robert Parker, Stony Brook University
Marie Steiner, University of Minnesota
Marisa Tucci, University of Montreal
Jacques Lacroix, University of Montreal

1:45 PM

Pericardial Fat Thickness Increases with Greater Burden of Adverse Metabolic Factors Among Adults with Normal-Range Body Mass Index: The Framingham Heart Study

Philimon N. Gona, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jane J. Lee, Boston Children's Hospital
Noriko Oyama-Manabe, University of Hokkaido
Carol J. Salton, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Warren J. Manning, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Michael L. Chuang, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Christopher J. O'Donnell, Boston Healthcare System

1:45 PM

Pharmacotherapy Use in Older Patients with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction Living in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lin Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
William M. Jesdale, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anne Hume, University of Rhode Island
Giovanni Gambassi, Catholic University of Sacred Heart
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kate L. Lapane, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

PLANET MassCONECT – Community-engaged Capacity-building Around Evidence-based Programs: Key Takeaways

Sara Minsky, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Carmenza Bruff, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Diana Cortes, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Shoba Ramanadhan, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
PLANET MassCONECT Community Partners Advisory Committee

1:45 PM

Pleural Sepsis Associated with High Mortality in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation Recipients

Erik Holzwanger, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Soumil Patwardhan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sunkaru Touray, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Daniel B. Knox, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Poly (GR) in C9ORF72-related ALS/FTD Compromises Mitochondrial Function and Increases Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage in iPSC- derived Motor Neurons

Rodrigo Lopez-Gonzalez, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yubing Lu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tania F. Gendron, Mayo Clinic
Anna Karydas, Memory and Aging Center
Helene Tran, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dejun Yang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leonard Petrucelli, Mayo Clinic
Bruce Miller, University of California, San Francisco
Sandra Almeida, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fen-Biao Gao, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Polymeric Nanoparticles for Targeted Combination Treatment of Temozolomide Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

Praveena Velpurisiva, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Brandon Piel, Research Associate
Jack Lepine, Core Research Facility
Prakash Rai, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:45 PM

Pre-exposure Immunoprophylaxis by Genetically Encoded DMAb anti-OspA Human Monoclonal Antibody to Prevent Lyme Disease

Yan Wang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Seleeke Flingai, The Wistar Institute
Aurelie Kern, Tufts University
Sangya Agarwal, The Wistar Institute
Zachary Schiller, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kaori Graybeal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rianne Esquivel, The Wistar Institute
Ami Patel, The Wistar Institute
Linden Hu, Tufts University
David Weiner, Tufts University
Mark S. Klempner, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Predictors of Cardiac Mortality in the CCU: A Retrospective Study in a Tertiary Center

Summer Aldrugh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Aditya Vaze, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Adedotun Anthony Ogunsua, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gloria Shan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Amrit V. Vinod, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Modupeola Diyaolu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Craig Smith, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Principles of Augmentative and Alternative Communication System Design in the ICU Setting

Miriam A. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leigh R. Hochberg, Brown University
Dawn Carpenter, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Johnny L. Isenberger, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephen O. Heard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
J. Matthias Walz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Racial Differences in the Effectiveness of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) on Postoperative Pain and Function

Uyen-Sa D. T. Nguyen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony Porter, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wenyun Yang, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David C. Ayers, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Recruiting Low Income Post-Partum Women into a Weight Loss Trial: In-Person versus Facebook Delivery

Valerie J. Silfee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Andrea Lopez-Cepero, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Resident and Facility-level Correlations of Long-term Opioid Use in United States Nursing Homes

Jacob N. Hunnicutt, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christine M. Ulbricht, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anne Hume, University of Rhode Island
Kate L. Lapane, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Regulates Mitochondrial Dynamics Proteins in Primary Human Myotubes Derived from Severely Obese Humans

Kai Zou, University of Massachusetts Boston
J. Matthew Hinkley, East Carolina University
Sanghee Park, East Carolina University
Donghai Zheng, East Carolina University
G. Lynis Dohm, East Carolina University
Joseph A. Houmard, East Carolina University

1:45 PM

Selective Environmentally Benign Synthesis of Isotope Labeled Compounds: Introduction of Deuterium into Compounds of Medicinal Relevance

Anne Kokel, University of Massachusetts Boston
Dora Kadish, University of Massachusetts Boston
Bela Torok, University of Massachusetts Boston

1:45 PM

Sex Differences in Neighborhood Perceptions and Physical Activity among Older Adults Living in Car-dependent Neighborhoods

Wenjun Li, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Linda C. Churchill, Unversity of Massachusetts Medical School
Scott Crouter, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Kevin J. Kane, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jie Cheng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fuding Rui, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jie Tian, Clark University
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Judith K. Ockene, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jerry H. Gurwitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Sulforaphane Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder – A Progress Report

Eileen Diggins, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Andrew Zimmerman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kanwaljit Singh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susan Connors, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Survivors of an Acute Coronary Syndrome with Lower Patient Activation Are More Likely to Experience Declines in Health-Related Quality of Life

Nathaniel A. Erskine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Barbara L. Gandek, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Molly E. Waring, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rebecca L. Kinney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Darleen M. Lessard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Randolph S. Devereaux, Mercer University College of Medicine
Stavroula A. Chrysanthopoulou, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Catarina I. Kiefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Teen Distracted Reality an Interactive Virtual Education (D.R.I.V.E.): Experience and Impact on Teenage Drivers

Jonathan Green, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gregory Keefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rachelle N. Damle, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pradeep P. Nazarey, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeremy T. Aidlen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mariann M. Manno, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael P. Hirsh, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Testing a Novel Manual Communication System for Mechanically Ventilated ICU Patients

Miriam A. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leigh R. Hochberg, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dawn Carpenter, university of Massachusetts, Worcester
Johnny L. Isenberger, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephen O. Heard, University of Massachusetts Medical School
J. Matthias Walz, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

The "Double Loaded" LV: High Prevalence of Hypertensive LVH Preceding the Development of Severe Aortic Stenosis

Summer Aldrugh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Neha Varma, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Colleen Harrington, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Matthew Parker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nikolaos Kakouros, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Gerard P. Aurigemma, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

The BCH-SBPR: A Multi-disciplinary Registry Collecting Longitudinal Data on Patients with Spina Bifida

Mohammad Alkawaldeh, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rebecca Sherlock, Boston Children's Hospital
Estrada Carlos, Boston Children's Hospital
Erika Alkhawaldeh, Massachusetts General Hospital

1:45 PM

The Effectiveness of Tablet-based Application for Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus Type II: A Pilot Study

Mohammad Alkawaldeh, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jacelon Cynthia, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jeungok Choi, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jenna Marquard, University of Massachusetts Amherst
John Ridgway, Massachusetts College of Art

1:45 PM

The Effects of Early Adoption of Academic Electronic Health Records System (EHRS) on Patient Outcome in Nursing

Joohyun Chung, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Donghui Yan, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Gray Davis, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

1:45 PM

The Effects of Yoga on Adults with Type II Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Herpreet Thind, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lori Scott-Sheldon, Brown University
Ryan Lantini, The Miriam Hospital
Brittany Balletto, The Miriam Hospital
Marissa Donahue, The Miriam Hospital
Melissa Feulner, The Miriam Hospital
Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher, Brown University
Beth C. Brock, Brown University

1:45 PM

The Home Matters: Adolescents Drink More SSBs When Available at Home

Christina F. Haughton, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Molly E. Waring, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lori Pbert, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

The Smoking Paradox in the Development of Psoriatic Arthritis among Psoriasis Patients – A Population-Based Study

Uyen-Sa D. T. Nguyen, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yuqing Zhang, Boston University
Na Lu, Boston University
Qiong Louie-Gao, Boston University
Jingbo Niu, Boston University
Thorvador J. Love, University of Iceland
Alexis Ogdie, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Joel M. Gelfand, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Michael P. LaValley, Boston University
Maureen Dubreuil, Boston University
Jeffrey A. Sparks, Harvard Medical School
Elizabeth W. Karlson, Harvard Medical School
Hyon K. Choi, Boston University

1:45 PM

The Utilization of Video Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

Yasir Al-Azzawai, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Erik Holzwanger, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David R. Cave, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of the Antioxidant Features of Phenol and Aniline Model Compounds

William Horton, University of Massachusetts Boston
Clifford Ellstrom, University of Massachusetts Boston
Bela Torok, University of Massachusetts Boston
Marianna Torok, University of Massachusetts Boston

1:45 PM

Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Remodeling in a Porcine Model with Validation in Human Subjects

Aditya Vaze, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kevin Donahue, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Trends in Cause of Death among Puerto Rican and United States Multiple Myeloma Patients

Maira Castaneda-Avila, University of Massachusetts Medical School
K. J. Ortiz-Ortiz, University of Puerto Rico
C. R. Torres-Cintrón, University of Puerto Rico
Mara M. Epstein, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Understanding the Structure of Amyloid Fibrils using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) to Design New Therapeutic Strategies for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Sumeyra Gokalp, University of Massachusetts Boston
Michelle Foster, University of Massachusetts Boston

1:45 PM

Using Hospital Discharge Data to Assess Trends of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Rhode Island

Seth Peters, Rhode Island Department of Health
Sarah Hart Shuford, Rhode Island Department of Health

1:45 PM

Using mHealth App to Support TKR Decision Making for Knee Arthritis Patients

Hua Zheng, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Bengisu Tulu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Wonchan Choi, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Patricia D. Franklin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Utilizing Mucosal Protrusion Angles to Discriminate Between True and False Masses of the Small Bowel on Video Capsule Endoscopy

Michael G. Noujaim, University of Massachusetts Medical School
May Min, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David R. Cave, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Variable Knowledge, Use and Perceptions of the IMPACT Model among Physicians during Prognostication Meetings for Critically-ill Traumatic Brain Injury Patients – Results from a Qualitative Study

Jesse Moskowitz, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thomas Quinn, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Muhammad Khan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lori Shutter, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nananda Col, Shared Decision Making Resources
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Susanne Muehlschlegel, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM

Video Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Muir-Torre Syndrome

Erik Holzwanger, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Yasir Al-Azzawi, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David R. Cave, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1:45 PM