37th Annual VIRTUAL Student Research Forum Poster Presentations - December 13, 2022 (1-3 PM) 

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We are excited to offer the 37th Annual Research Forum virtually to allow students at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus an opportunity to share their research. 

Registration for the Research Forum is now closed

All persons who registered and uploaded posters by the November 16, 2022 deadline have automatically been accepted to present their poster at this event.

Faculty and Post-doc Judges: Faculty and post-docs interested in judging should fill out the Call for Faculty Judges 

For questions, please contact Dr. Marsha Anderson or Mary Teel at coloradoresearchtrack@cuanschutz.edu.

You will receive email notification of the time of your presentation and further instructions for accessing the virtual site by December 6, 2022 (1 week before the event). 

How To Attend The Research Forum

  1. Presenters and Judges will enter the main zoom room for the session, by clicking one of the two links that will be posted below that are for the session you are assigned
  2. Once in the zoom room, judges and students will be moved to a smaller breakout room, where 5 students will be presenting.
  3. Students will have 9 minutes to share their screen and present their poster, followed by 2 minutes of questions
  4. If you are a judge, complete the judge’s scoring form for each poster presentation in your 1 hour small group session. 

How to View Abstracts and Posters

  1. Find the student project of interest in the table below
  2. Click the link to view the poster and abstract

​Sche​dule for Virtual Research Forum - Tuesday December 132022

The Research Forum presentations will be organized into 2 separate sessions (times shown below).

  • Session 1: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Session 2: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Questions? Dr. Marsha Anderson or Mary Teel at coloradoresearchtrack@cuanschutz.edu

Thank you to the following departments/centers/ divisions for supporting Research Forum awards 

Department of Anesthesiology
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes
Division of Cardiology
CCTSI
Center for Children’s Surgery
College of Nursing
Colorado School of Public Health
Department of Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine
Graduate School
Division of Hematology
Department of Immunology & Microbiology
Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research
Division of Medicine Oncology
Neurotechnology Center
Department of Neurology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Ophthalmology
Department of Orthopedics
Department of Otolaryngology
Division of Pediatrics Neonatology
Department of Pharmacology
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Department of Psychiatry
Division of Rheumatology
Sickle Cell Center: Dr. Jack Githens Award
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
School of Dental Medicine
School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Poster NumberPresenterPresenter's CollegeTitle CategoryAbstract LinkPoster LinkSessionScoring Form
1Grace Akatsu MedicineDeciphering the Molecular, Cellular, and Brain-Level Impacts of Down Syndrome on AstrocytesNeuroscience and Brain and Behavior - AdultAkatsu
Abstract
Akatsu
Poster
 Form
2Nazar Akhverdyan
Medicine

Comparison of Fibroscan Changes in Patients with NAFLD

Metabolism and Endocrinology
Akhverdyan Abstract
Akhverdyan Poster Form
3John BelkMedicineEffects of aprepitant on post-operative nausea and vomiting in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery or catheterization procedures
Pharmacology and PhysiologyBelk AbstractBelk
Poster
 Form
4Dillon Boulton
Graduate

A novel role for MIRO2 in tumor cell invasion and metastasis
Hematology and Oncology

Boulton
Abstract
Boulton
Poster
 Form
5Melissa CarpenterMedicineInsertional Achilles Tendinopathy is Associated with Morphologic and Radiographic Alignment Features of the Foot: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Surgery

Carpenter AbstractCarpenter Poster Form
6Brian Carter
Medicine

Introduction to Surgery in Preclinical Years: An Impact Study
Education

Carter
Abstract
Carter
Poster
 Form
7Sunghyun ChungGraduateStress and Excessive Alcohol Consumption among Insured and Uninsured Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic:Results from the 2020 Health District Survey of the Northern Larimer CountyHealthcare and Public HealthChung
Abstract
Chung
Poster
 Form
8William Coburn
Medicine

Prehospital Pharmacotherapy in Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review
Neuroscience and Brain and Behavior - Adult

Coburn
Abstract
Coburn
Poster
 Form
9Katherina CortesGraduateRevealing Potential Mechanisms for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Using Knowledge GraphsOtherCortes
Abstract
Cortes
Poster
 Form
10Rebekah Davis
Medicine

Combating Complex, Chronic, and Costly Conditions Using a Learning Health System Approach: A Scoping ReviewHealthcare and Public Health

Davis
Abstract
Davis
Poster
 Form
11Nikita DengMedicineRe-examining the Premedical Years as an Integral Part of Professional Identity FormationEducationDeng
Abstract
Deng
Poster
 Form
12Stephanie DevoeGraduateMapping the Influence of Autoimmunity Associated, Non-Coding Genetic Diversity on T Cell FunctionImmunology and Autoimmune Diseases
Devoe
Abstract
Devoe
Poster
 Form
13Eva Dindinger
Graduate

The Impact of the Texas Abortion Ban on Gestational Age at Time of Abortion in a Large Volume Colorado clinic
Child-Maternal Health and Reproductive Services

Dindinger AbstractDindinger Poster Form
14Kathy DingMedicineNintedanib, an Anti-Fibrotic Drug, Preserves Lung Alveolar and Vascular Growth and Prevents Pulmonary Hypertension in an Experimental Model of Hyperoxia-Induced Lung InjuryPulmonary and Critical CareDing
Abstract
Ding Poster Form
15Allison Dubner
Medicine

Contribution of Smooth Muscle-derived Vascular Progenitor Cells to Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular

Dubner
Abstract
Dubner
Poster
 Form
16Lexi Dunnells DentistryA Paw-sitive Dentist Appointment: The Impact of Providing Therapy Dogs in Dental Appointments on the Experience of Dental Anxiety in Veteran Patients
Healthcare and Public HealthDunnells
Abstract
Dunnells
Poster
 Form
17River Evans
Medicine
Role of MiRNA-204 in Renal Protection Against Immune Mediated Kidney Injuries
Immunology and Autoimmune Diseases

Evans
Abstract
Evans
Poster
 Form
18Jennifer Felker
MedicineBrain Health Program Clinically Improves Quality of Life Outcomes for Patients with Multiple SclerosisNeuroscience and Brain and Behavior - AdultFelker
Abstract
Felker
Poster
 Form
19Lillian Folts
Graduate
Gestational Cannabidiol (CBD) Consumption Impacts Offspring Hypothalamus Development and Metabolism in a Sex-Specific Manner
Metabolism and Endocrinology

Folts
Abstract
Folts
Poster
 Form
20Maksym Goryachok
MedicinePilot Study to Compare a Modified Patient-Reported and Standard G8 Frailty Questionnaire in Older AdultsHematology and OncologyGoryachok AbstractGoryachok Poster Form
21Drew Gottman
Medicine

Chronic Post-Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea: Stepwise Management and Review of The Literature.SurgeryGottman
Abstract
Gottman
Poster
 Form
22Songyuan Gu
MedicineFunctional Outcomes Following Anterior versus Posterior Total Hip ArthroplastyBone or SkeletalGu
Abstract
Gu
Poster
 Form
23Darren Ha
Medicine
Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction with Early NSAID Therapy: A Propensity Matched Retrospective Analysis
Surgery

Ha
Abstract
Ha
Poster
 Form
24Ankit Hirpara
MedicineThe Effect of Arthrodesis of the First-Metatarsophalangeal Joint on the Alignment and Stability of the First-Tarsometatarsal Joint
SurgeryHirpara
Abstract
Hirpara
Poster
 Form
25Isabelle Hua
Medicine

Quantitative Behavioral Analysis of Jumping in Mice
Neuroscience and Brain and Behavior - Adult

Hua
Abstract
Hua
Poster
 Form
26Austin Jolly
GraduateThe chromatin remodeler Brg1 directs adventitial progenitor-to-myofibroblast differentiation and vascular fibrosis
CardiovascularJolly
Abstract
Jolly
Poster
 Form
27Michael Kwong
Medicine

Pancreatic Venous Anatomy for Trans-portal treatment of pancreatic cancers using pressure enabled drug delivery (PEDD)
Other

Kwong
Abstract
Kwong
Poster
 Form
28Anna Lee
MedicineNational CPT and ICD Surgical Outcomes After Pediatric Front-orbital Advancement SurgerySurgeryLee
Abstract
Lee
Poster
 Form
29Anna Lee
Medicine
Pediatric Cranial Intraosseous Lipoma: Literature Review and Craniofacial Treatment Approach
Surgery

Lee
Abstract
Lee
Poster
 Form
30Frances LiGraduateDefining MARCO-virus Interactions Important for Chikungunya Virus Clearance from the CirculationMicrobiology and Infectious DiseasesFrances Li AbstractFrances Li Poster Form
31Yue LiPharmacyAntibody-Dependent Complement Responses toward SARS-CoV 2 Receptor-Binding Domain Immobilized on “Pseudovirus-like” NanoparticlesOtherYue Li
Abstract
Yue Li
Poster
 Form
32Jintong LiuMedicineNegative Depictions of Strabismus in Children’s Animated Movies Vision Sciences
Liu
Abstract
Liu
Poster

 Form
33Vivian Lu
Medicine

Bilateral Implanted Radiofrequency Identification Chips

Bone or Skeletal

Lu
Abstract
Lu
Poster
 Form
34Abigail LudwigsonMedicineHigh distress portends worse patient reported outcomes among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients
SurgeryLudwigson AbstractLudwigson Poster Form
35Jane Manalo
MedicineAdvanced Vessel- and Cell-Size MRI to Assess Chemo-Radiation Treatment Response in Pediatric Ependymoma Models
Hematology and Oncology
Manalo
Abstract
Manalo
Poster
 Form
36Melanie MandellMedicineMacrophage mediated resistance to TKI therapy in ALK fusion positive non-small cell lung cancer
Hematology and OncologyMandell
Abstract
Mandell
Poster
 Form
37Alec McCranie
MedicineEvaluation of the Impact of Physical Therapy on Patients with Macromastia Seeking Reduction Mammoplasty
Surgery

McCranie AbstractMcCranie Poster Form
38Kristen Montgomery DREADD-ing Stress: Using Chemogenetics to Bypass Variability and Go Right to the Source with CRF ActivationNeuroscience and Brain and Behavior - AdultMontgomery AbstractMontgomery Poster Form
39Nickole Moon
 Extracellular Vesicles as Cellular Communicators of Stress-Mediated Allostasis. NR Moon, (MD/Ph.D., GS), J Chan, C Morgan, and TL Bale, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO.
Other

Moon
Abstract
Moon
Poster
 Form
40Ethan MooreMedicineMortality Associated with Delayed Vascular Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Affects Female PatientsSurgeryMoore
Abstract
Moore
Poster
 Form
41Thi-Tina Nguyen
 The Effect of an SOD Mimetic on Interstitial Macrophage Accumulation in Chronic Hypoxic Pulmonary HypertensionPulmonary and Critical Care Thi-Tina
Nguyen
Abstract
Thi-Tina
Nguyen
Poster
 Form
42Thy NguyenMedicineAnalysis of Inflammatory Markers in Response to Induction of Reprometabolic Syndrome by a Eucaloric High Fat Diet in Normal Weight WomenChild-Maternal Health and Reproductive ServicesThy Nguyen AbstractThy Nguyen Poster Form
43Pritika Parmar
MedicineThe Mucosal Melanoma Tumor Microbiome is Distinct from Cutaneous with Unfavorable Proportions of Immune-associated Species
Hematology and Oncology

Parmar
Abstract
Parmar
Poster
 Form
44Micah PascualMedicineQualitative research in dermatology: A scoping review of publication trends
Platelet Recovery and Perioperative Risk After Cardiac Surgery
OtherPascual
Abstract
Pascual
Poster
 Form
45Jacob Plaisted
MedicinePlatelet Recovery and Perioperative Risk After Cardiac Surgery
Pulmonary and Critical Care

Plaisted
Abstract
Plaisted
Poster
 Form
46Marika RossettoMedicineAssociation of prehospital neck wound survivability and battlefield medical evacuation timeOtherRossetto
Abstract
Rossetto
Poster
 Form
47Celina Sarangi
MedicineTrends in Pregnancy Attitudes Over the Postpartum Period in Adolescent Mothers
Child-Maternal Health and Reproductive Services

Sarangi
Abstract
Sarangi
Poster
 Form
48Nicholas SenofskyMedicineVestibular Drop Attacks and Meniere’s Disease as Results of Otolithic Membrane Damage – A Numerical ModelOtherSenofsky
Abstract
Senofsky
Poster
 Form
49Vijay Shimoga
MedicineSomething to Chew On: Denture Adhesive-Induced Copper Deficiency Myeloneuropathy in a Patient with Suspected MS
Neuroscience and Brain and Behavior - Adult

Shimoga
Abstract
Shimoga
Poster
 Form
50Katherine Smulligan Sleep Quality, Dizziness, and Postural Stability Following Early Post-Concussion Physical Activity.Healthcare and Public HealthSmulligan AbstractSmulligan Poster Form
51Jennifer Sorg
 Usability and Acceptability of a Palliative Care Mobile Intervention for Older Adults With Heart Failure and Caregivers: Observational StudyHealthcare and Public HealthSorg
Abstract
Sorg
Poster
 Form
52Megan StumpfMedicineGenerating a Deep-Mutationally Scanned (DMS) CHIKV E3/E2 Virus Library to Map Virus-Antibody InteractionsMicrobiology and Infectious DiseasesStumpf
Abstract
Stumpf
Poster
 Form
53Karli Swenson Fetal Cannabidiol (CBD) Exposure Decreases Offspring Cognition and Alters Prefrontal Cortex Development in a Sex Dependent Manner
Developmental Neuroscience and Brain and Behavior - Child

Swenson
Abstract
Swenson
Poster
 Form
54Lauren Thompson
 Ondansetron Co-Treatment Increases Risk of Cisplatin NephrotoxicityPharmacology and PhysiologyThompson AbstractThompson Poster Form
55Jacqueline Turner CD8 T Cell Immunosurveillance is Suppressed by Lipid Signaling
Other

Turner
Abstract
Turner
Poster
 Form
56M. Camila Vargas
MedicineDo Adult Patients with Congenital Colorectal Conditions Know Their Diagnosis?SurgeryVargas
Abstract
Vargas
Poster
 Form
57Gabrielle Vragel Murine gammaherpesvirus 68 efficiently infects myeloid cells resulting in atypical, restricted form of viral infection
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Vragel
Abstract
Vragel
Poster
 Form
58Blair Weikel
 Defining an Infant’s Race and Ethnicity: A Systematic Review
Patient Perceptions of Social Media Use by Orthopedic Surgeons
Humanities and BioethicsWeikel
Abstract
Weikel
Poster
 Form
59Benjamin WhartonMedicinePatient Perceptions of Social Media Use by Orthopedic Surgeons
Bone or Skeletal

Wharton
Abstract
Wharton
Poster
 Form
60Samantha Wilson
 The Relationship Between Title X Clinics and Neighborhood Characteristics in Colorado Using ArcGISChild-MaternalWilson
Abstract
Wilson
Poster
 Form
61Jeffrey Wong and Jacob FangMedicineInternational Comparison of Eligibility Criteria for Corneal Donation by Men who have Sex with Men
Vision Sciences

Wong/Fang AbstractWong/Fang Poster Form
62YooJin YoonMedicinePatterns of Postoperative Complications Related to Cannabis and Tobacco Usage in Patients Undergoing Facial Fracture SurgeriesSurgeryYoon
Abstract
Yoon
Poster
 Form