SRE 2018

MOA Scientific Research Exhibit

Friday, May 17, 2019

 Special "Thanks!" to all of the SRE presenters who took time from their busy schedules and the judges who not only have busy schedules, but had the unenviable task of choosing winners from an amazing amount of talent.

 2019 Scientific Research Exhibit Categories

Oral Presentations
 Case $500
 Research $500
Poster Presentations
 Lawrence J. Abramson, D.O. Award - Poster Clinical Research First Place - $1000
 Poster Clinical Research Second Place - $500
 Poster Clinical Research Third Place - $250
 Poster Case Presentation - $250
 MSUCOM D.O./PhD Basic Research - $500

 2019 Spring Scientific Research Exhibit Winners

Predicting Outcomes of Patients with Gastrointestinal Illness with the Aid of Artificial Intelligence
Brian Nohomovich1 2, Nathaniel Hawkins3, Arjun Krishnan3 4, Shannon D. Manning1
1 Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 2 College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 3 Department of Computation Mathematics, Science and Engineering, 4 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Race and Sex Differences in the Development and Severity of Post-Stroke Pain and the Impact on Function
Kent Simmonds, DO/Ph.D. Student (OMS 3), Mathew Reeves, PhD, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics


In-Patient Length of Stay Post Large Vessel Occlusion in Patients Treated with Intravascular and Mechanical Thrombectomy 
Mohamad Fayad DO, Judith Boura MS, Aaron Ellenbogen DO Ascension Macomb-Oakland Neurology Residency Program


Enteric Glial Cells Exhibit Reduced Expression of Lysophosdhatidic Acid Receptor in Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
Mohammad Mustafa Ahmadzai, DO/PhD Program, Michigan State University; Roberto De Giorgio, St. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital and University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; Brian Gulbransen, Department of Neuroscience, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Enteric Glial MHC II Contributes to T-Lymphocyte Activation in LPS Stimulation C
AK Chow1, BD Gulbransen1,2. 1. Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA 2. Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; Brian D. Gulbransen, PhD, Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Abscopal Effect after Radiosurgery for Solitary Brain Metastasis from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Andrew Hamilton, D.O., Jerome Seid, M.D., Kyle Verdecchia, Ph.D.,Paul Chuba, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.R. Department of Radiation Oncology Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Warren, MI 


A Rare Case of a “Broken-Heart” Causing Papillary Muscle Rupture 
Anila Rao, DO1,3; Vasim Lala, DO1,2; Don Tait, DO1,3,Vivek Sengupta DO1,2; M. Blair DeYoung, DO4
1Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI. 
2McLaren Macomb Medical Center, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program, Mt. Clemens, MI. 
3McLaren Macomb Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mt. Clemens, MI. 4Cardiovascular Medicine Department, McLaren Macomb Medical Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.


Cement Pulmonary Embolisms: Two Case Studies on an Underreported Adverse Event
Amanda Provost, OMSIII1, Batoul Aoun, OMSIV2, Ibrahim Haidar-Ahmad, DO3, Abdulrazak Alchakaki, MD4
1Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine – East Lansing, MI
2Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Erie, PA
3Beaumont Health Department of Internal Medicine – Trenton, MI
4Beaumont Health Department of Pulmonology – Trenton, MI


Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease #24
Viet H. Le, DO, MS, Department of Neurology, Garden City Hospital; Anne Pawlak, DO

Congratulations 2018 MOA Autumn SRE Winners!

First Place
Example of Delayed Life-Threatening Syncope Diagnosed Utilizing Cardiac CT Angiography (#10)
Justin Kreuze, DO, Emergency Medicine PGY IV, Mercy Health Muskegon; Marc Ydenberg, MD, Lake Michigan Emergency Specialists; Ryan Offman, DO, Lake Michigan Emergency Specialists; Richard Downey, MD, Mercy Health Physician Partners-Cardiothoracic Surgery; David Dirk Bonnema, MD, Mercy Health Physician Partners, West Shore Cardiology

Second Place

Improving Mild Cognitive Impairment Prediction via Reinforcement Learning and Dialogue Simulation (#15)
Fengyi Tang1; Kaixiang Lin1; Ikechukwu Uchendu1; Hiroko H. Dodge2,3 , Jiayu Zhou1 1Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University 2Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan 3Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University

Third Place 

Special Considerations in Medical Management of a Patient with Longstanding Congenital Heart Defects and Subsequent Pulmonary Artery Hypertension (#7)
Eric Sandrock, OMS IV, Ahmad Elkhatib, OMS IV, Eric Reilly, OMS IV, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM); Sara Fawaz, DO, Department of Medical Education, Beaumont-Trenton Hospital; Zeinab Saghir, DO, Department of Medical Education, Beaumont-Trenton Hospital; Kevin Berlin, DO, Department of Cardiology, Beaumont-Trenton Hospital


Isolated Pleural Nocardiosis in an Immunocompetent Male (#3)
Anila M. Rao, DO, PGY-1; Edward M. Chi, DO, PGY-2; Kathleen Jahoda, PA-C; Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP, McLaren Macomb Medical Center

 MOA Spring 2018 Science Research Exhibit Winners

First Place Award Lawrence J. Abramson, DO Award $1000 
A Randomized, Single-Blinded Prospective Trial Comparing Oral Sulfate Solution with Polyethylene Glycol for Screening Colonoscopy Assessed by the Boston Bowel Preparation Scale
Than Nguyen, DO 1, Reem Jarbou, DO 1, Adam Vaughn, DO 2 Robert Jarski, PhD, PA 3, Mariquit Sendelbach, DO, FACOI1 Farmington Hills, Michigan (1) Department of Gastroenterology, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Beaumont Health - Farmington Hills, MI (2) Department of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Beaumont Health - Farmington Hills, MI (3) School of Health Sciences, Oakland University - Rochester, MI

Second Place Award $500
Periprocedural Doppler Ultrasound Analysis of Patients Undergoing Radial Left Heart Catherization
Oluwafemi Showole, DO, Garden City Hospital; Amine Zein, DO, Midwest Cardiology LLC

Third Place Award $250
Rapid Detection of Tuberculosis using Magnetic Nanotechnology Particles (MNPs) in Peru
Jacob Shermetaro - MSUCOM OMS-II; Daniel Tobes, D.O.1; MaryBeth Shively, D.O. MPH1; Ruben Kenny Briceno, M.D.1,2; Shane Sergent D.O.1,2; Evangelyn Alocilja, Ph.D.3; Lorenzo Lim, D.O.1; Katelyn Phelps, D.O.1; Joseph Gorz, D.O.1; Santiago Benites, Ph.D.2; Gary L. Willyerd, D.O. 1; Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 2; Universidad Cesar Vallejo 3; Michigan State University, College of Engineering

MSUCOM PhD Award $500 
Loss of the Ankylosing Spondylitis Gene (ERAP1) Decreases Bone Strength and Perturbs Fracture Healing
Robert L. Zondervan1,2, David P. Rastall1, Ivan Rakic3, Nick Servadio3, Mitch Vorce3, Hayley Walkowski3, Andrea Amalfitano1, Kurt D. Hankenson2 1Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI; 2University of Michigan Department of Orthopaedics, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Michigan State University Lyman Briggs College, East Lansing, MI

Case Report $250
A Tricky Tempest: A Case of Refractory Thyroid Storm
Kaushik Govindaraju, DO1-2; Diana Guerrero, MD3; Marc Feldman, MD4 1. Authority Health GME Internal Medicine Residency Program, Detroit, MI 2. Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI 3. Detroit Medical Center Sinai-
Grace Hospital, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Detroit MI 4. Detroit Medical Center Sinai-Grace Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Detroit MI

Winner-Case Oral Presentation $500
Primaquine Induced Methemoglobinemia in a HIV- Infected Patient with Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia
Mira McKary, DO, Hillary Hunsinger, DO; Bradley Shobe, DO; Andrew Staricco, MD, FACCP; Bryan Barnosky, DO, FCCP; Anthony Ognjan, DO, FACP; Pulin Patel, DO, McLaren Macomb

Oral Research-$500 
Repurposing Triclosan as an Aminoglycoside Adjuvant for the Eradication of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Biofilms
Michael M. Maiden1,3, Alessandra M. Agostinho Hunt1, Mitchell P. Zachos1, Jacob A. Gibson1, Martin E. Hurwitz2, Martha H. Mulks1,3, and Christopher M. Waters1,3, Departments of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics1 and Department of Pediatrics and Human Development2, and the BEACON Center for The Study of Evolution in Action3, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Honorable Mention Oral Case 
Unexpected Diagnosis of Metastatic Breast Cancer in the Outpatient Setting: The Life-Saving Importance of Humanistic Attention and Basic Physical Examination
Ashley Wilk 1, DO; Nicholas Gadzinski 2, DO; 1 Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Clinton Township, MI 2 Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township, MI

 The Andy Taylor Still Achievement Award - The Andy

Andrew Taylor Still Achievement Award may be presented to an outstanding exhibit during the MOA spring convention only. The ANDY Award, which Andy Awardincludes an exquisitely carved crystal piece and a $1500 cash prize, is not awarded every year. Only those who best reflect the principles of osteopathic medicine with their research exhibit will receive the award. ANDY Award winners are:

Past Winners of the Andy Award
2013: Shane R. Sergent, D.O., Lorenzo Lim, Travis Gordon, Katelyn Wiseman, Becky Bajoka, John Hawkins, Kenny Briceno, M.D., Hailey Wouters, Joe Simon, Lucan Chatterley, Sophia Johnson, Nathan Lowe, Laura Favazza, Afshan Khan, Alvin Vargas, Andrew Schrotenboe, Felipe Cameroamortegui, Pam Castro, Alec Ludwig, Shaina Park, Brent Keaner, Bradley Davis, Tarana Nekzad – Transcending the International Osteopathic Identity: Cross-sectional Analysis of Osteopathic Principles and Practices in Peru

2007: Scott Fannin, D.O. – Marketing a Local Osteopathic Brand via the World Wide Web

2006: Heather Lake, D.O., Rob Wall, D.O., Loai Marouf, D.O., and Chris Buatti, D.O. – Guatemala Medical Research Project

1999: Lisa Vredevoogd, D.O., Mark Notman, PhD, Martin Hogan, PhD, and William Johnston, D.O. – The Michigan Osteopathic Research Network: A Feasibility Study

1997: Rick Hallgren, PhD – Computer-controlled, interactive learning resources that are available on MSUCOM’s website

1995: Edward Loniewski, D.O., Joseph Williams, D.O., Anthony Bahu, D.O., and Rob Schafina, D.O. – The Effectiveness of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy after Hip or Knee Arthoplasty

1993: Frank Paul, D.O. – The Effects of Osteopathic Manipulation on Post-Op Hysterectomy