The Fourth Annual Medical Student Research Day will be held on March 12, 2015, on the Queen Lane Campus. Posters will be presented from 1-4 p.m., followed by a keynote lecture by Keith Cengel, MD, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Cengel's lecture will be followed by a reception and awards presentation. Poster judging will include three separate categories of research:
- MD/PhD students who work full time on their research between Years 2 and 3 of medical school
- Basic science research
- Clinical research
Faculty volunteers will judge the posters for content, presentation and appearance.
- Submission website is now accepting abstracts.
- Deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday, February 13, 2015.
2014 Medical Student Research Day Winners
Kelly Donovan, first-year MD/PhD student, for her project in the laboratory of Jane Clifford in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tim Beck, fourth-year MD/PhD student, second year in the Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics PhD Program, working in the laboratory of Erica Golemis at Fox Chase Cancer Center
John Lee, fourth-year MD/PhD student in the Medical Engineering PhD Program working in the laboratory of Simon Giszter in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Basic Science/Research-Based Awards
Ali Naqvi, second-year medical student, who worked in the laboratory of John Houle in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Randall Lee, first-year medical student who worked with Terry Natalie, at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sean Breslin, second-year medical student, who worked in the laboratory of Mauricio Reginato, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in collaboration with Nancy MacGarvey in the Department of Pediatrics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Ronald Paranal, second-year medical student who worked in the laboratory of James Bradner at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Clinical Research Awards
W. Paul Bassett, third-year medical student who worked with Shannon Saffier in the Department of Orthopedics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Aaron Hodes, fourth-year medical student who worked with Maya Lodish at the National Institute of Child Health and Development
Jason Liu, second-year medical student who worked with Marina Cuchel at the University of Pennsylvania
For More Information
Any questions about the Medical Student Research Day should be directed to Alyssa Abrohms at Alyssa.Abrohms@DrexelMed.edu
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