WVCTSI Annual Meeting

When: December 1-2, 2016



Stonewall Resort

Roanoke, West Virginia


2016 WVCTSI Annual Meeting Agenda


Annual Meeting Presentation PDF's

Poster Awards for Early Stage Investigators: 

1st Place - Danielle Davidov, PhD: "Emergency Department Visits for Sexual Assault by College-Aged Women: Is Alcohol a Factor?"

2nd Place - Ivan Martinez, PhD: "Importance of The Long Non-coding RNA SPRY3 Family in Male Lung Cancers"

3rd Place - Albeir Mousa, MD: "TeleHealth Electronic Monitoring to reduce Post Discharge Complications and Surgical Site Infections Following Arterial Revascularization with Groin Incision"


Poster Awards for Fellow/Resident/Student Category:

1st Place - Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD: "Cognitive impacts of recurring inflammatory/infection-like experiences during aging"

2ns Place - Kristina Marinak: "The role of nuclear Aurora-A Kinase in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Metastasis"

3rd Place - Mackenzie Newman: "BMI- and Gender-specific Increase of MAP2K3/p38 Activity in Human Cardiac Hypertrophy"


WV's Got Science! Oral Presentation Winners:

Audis Bethea, PharmD, BCPS - "Pre-hospital Identification of Elevated Lactic Acid Levels and Sepsis Related Outcomes (The LASR Study)"

Brandon Lucke-Wold - "Traumatic Brain Injury and MicroRNAs: A Novel Approach for Treating Neurotrauma"


WVCTSI Shark Tank Winner:

Kyle Ritchie, M.D.





Poster Presentation Abstracts

Oral Presentation Abstracts

Keynote Speaker Bio


Travel Expense Guidelines

Mark your calendars for December 1 and 2 for the 2016 WVCTSI Annual Meeting. Meetings will be headquartered at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia, where overnight lodging will also be offered. This annual meeting will feature Nathan Stinson, Jr.,M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Division of Extramural Scientific Programs at the National Institutes of Health.

Registration: Event registration is free. Registrants should refer to the Travel Expense Guidelines regarding lodging/travel fees.

Questions should be directed to WVCTSI@hsc.wvu.edu 



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