Program
2014
Wednesday, May 7th
12:00 PM

A Basic Scientist in the World of Osteopathic Research

Lisa Michelle Hodge, keynote speaker, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Georgia Campus

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

A New Class of Osteoarthritis Therapeutic, Extracellular Matrix Protection Factor, Alters Cytokine Production in Chondrocytes

Courtney Docherty, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

A Pilot Study of a School-Based CBT Group Intervention for Inner-City Middle School Students

Susan Panichelli-Mindel, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Carly Bosacker
Jeremy Tyler
Brian Moran
Christine Klinkhoff
Ashley Kritzstein

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Analysis of Infection as a Biomarker for Cognitive Decline Using Multiplex ELISA Technologies for the Detection of Inflammatory and Amyloid Markers in Human Sera

Christine J. Hammond, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ahmad B. Cader, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
James R. Brandt, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Denah M. Appelt, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brian J. Balin, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy: Short Term Outcomes In Patients With Isolated Cervical Radiculopathy

Howard Eisenbrock, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mark Rivkin, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Amir R. Dehdashti

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Assaying Endogenous MMP-2,-8 in Acid-etched Dentinal Cavity Walls

Justin T. Kang
Marina D'Angelo, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
William Peter Buis, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alessio Scott, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
S. Imazato
Markus Bernhard Blatz
Fusun Ozer

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Attenuation of Immune Complex–mediated Inflammation through Inhibition of NF-kB Activation by Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (CAPE)

Xinyu Wang, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

AVERT Shock Trial for Hemorrhagic Shock and the Use of mtDNA as a Biomarker During Trauma: an Interim Analysis

Stephen D. Dingley, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Elena Grill
Joy Steele
Zoe Maher
Sara Walters
Carrie Sims

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Calcineurin A-alpha Plays a Key Role in the Development of Renal Fibrosis

Jennifer L. Gooch, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Yun Bai, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

CaMKII in neuronal development

Yu-chih Lin
Kathleen Wallis
Xiaolan Yi
Jun Zheng
Lori Redmond Hardy

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Chronic Methamphetamine Exacerbates Rebound Depolarization and Attenuates Late-LTP in CA1 subfield of Guinea Pig Hippocampus In Vivo

A. Aduonum, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
C. Tiighman-Lee
S. Chirwa

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Coherence between Vibrissal Sensory Areas of Cerebellum and Neocortex with or without Active Movements of the Whiskers

Megan Richards, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ryan Jones
Julia Eidelman
Thomas Young
Steven Yi
Kristin Ellis
Natalie Vukmer
Huo Lu, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Combinational Effects of Apocynin and Mitoquinone in Reducing Myocardial Ischemia/reperfusion (MI/R) Injury

William Chau, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Regina Ondrasik, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
H. Patel, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Issachar Devine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Matthew Lepera, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Qian Chen, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert J. Barsotti, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lindon H. Young, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Camppus

1:00 PM

Combinational Effects of gp91 ds-tat and SS-31 in Reducing Myocardial/ischemia Reperfusion (MI/R) Injury

H. Patel, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sara Ferry Walker, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
William Chau, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Issachar Devine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Regina Ondrasik, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Qian Chen, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert J. Barsotti, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lindon H. Young, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Comparison of Lipoplasty Technique Effects on the Cellular Fate Potential of Adipose Derived Stem Cells

Dimitry Belogorodsky, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Concussions in Adolescents: The Prevalence of Vision Problems, Vestibular Deficits, and Emotional Symptoms

Julia Lockyer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Mitchell Scheiman, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Philadelphia PA
Michael Gallaway, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, Philadelphia PA

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Death Investigations in the State of Georgia: Understanding Medico-Legal Aspects

Jeff Seiple, Georgia Campus, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Detection of Anorexia Nervosa in Primary Care: Physician and Patient Predictors

Ashley Higgins, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stacey C. Cahn, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert A. DiTomasso, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Harry J. Morris, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Detection of Chlamydia Muridarum Antigen and AD-like Pathology in the Brain Tissue of Intranasally Infected BALB/c Mice

Lindsey V. Weidmann, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brian J. Balin, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Denah M. Appelt, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Justin H. Schripsema, Microbiology Department, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Christopher L. Smith, Microbiology Department, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Kyle Ramsey, Microbiology Department, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Christopher Scott Little, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Detection of Chlamydia Pneumoniae-infected Leukocytes in Buffy Coats from Human Blood Using Flow Cytometry

Christine J. Hammond, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ahmad B. Cader, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
James R. Brandt, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brian J. Balin, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Denah M. Appelt, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

DNA Methyltransferase 3B is a Direct Transcriptional Target of MYC and is Implicated in Maintaining a Neoplastic Phenotype in Burkitt’s Lymphoma

Haesung Lee, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Does Self Perceived and/or Objective Reports of Social Competence Predict Social Anxiety and Depression

Christine Klinkhoff
Brian Moran
Susan Panichelli-Mindel, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Christina Sperrazza
Katie Binns
Jeremy Tyler
Carly Bosacker

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Effectiveness of Multiple Recruitment Strategies for a Large Clinical Trial with Learner Teen Drivers

Julia Lockyer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Megan Fisher-Thiel, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Allison Curry, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Jessica Mirman, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Flaura Winston, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
James Massey, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Dennis Durbin, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Elderly Trauma in Philadelphia: An Urban Trauma Center's Experience

Dane Scantling, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stephen Allen, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Electron Microscopy Studies Elucidate Morphological Forms of Chlamydia Pneumoniae in Blood Samples from Patients Diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

James R. Brandt, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ahmad B. Cader, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lauren Elise Semler, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Christine J. Hammond, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Morgan M. Devins, Phila College of Osteopathic Medicine
Marcus G. Bell, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
J L. Smith
N E. Joseph
M Velez
Katherine E. Galluzzi, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brian J. Balin PhD, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Evaluating Methods to Lessen Ischemic Reperfusion Injury by Testing the Effects in Vitro of Pyrococcus Furiosus Superoxide Reductase in Reducing Oxidative Damage in Superoxide Induced Cells

Courtland Blount, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Francis E. Jenney, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Expression of BKCa channels in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle and the effect of protein kinase C phosphorylation site S1076 on the response

Shu Zhu, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Richard E. White
Mary L. Meadows
Scott A. Barman

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Extracellular Matrix Protection Factor-1 Treatment in a Rat Model of Osteoarthritis Slows the Progress of Cartilage and Bone Destruction Associated with the Pathology

Sarah E. Chmielewski, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ellen Cho, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
L. Lukashova
S. Freiderich
S. Althauser
C. Texeira
A. Selim

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Extracellular Matrix Protection Factor: A Novel Class of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis Therapeutic

Ellen Cho, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sarah E. Chmielewski, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
J. Nolt
J. Klunk
J. Youngwirth
D. Palumbo
T. Maugle
L. Lukashova
S. Althauser
Dimitry Belogorodsky, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
N. Pinkney
Tiffany M. Holmes, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
A. Selim
Marina D'Angelo, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Fibronectin Participates in Matrix Assembly and Vascular Morphogenesis

Abigail Hielscher
Connie Qiu
Josh Porterfield
Jimmy Su
Sharon Gerecht

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Get the Right Fit: Strategies for Navigating Author Rights and Access

Skye Bickett, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stephanie Ferretti, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus, Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Gp91ds-tat, a Selective NADPH Oxidase Peptide Inhibitor, Increases Blood Nitric Oxide (NO) Bioavailability in Bind Limb Ischemia and Reperfusion (I/R)

Sydney Walker, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tyler Galbreath, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Qian Chen, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert J. Barsotti, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
H. Patel, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
William Chau, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lindon H. Young, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Hypertension Quality Improvement Retrospective Evaluation

Christopher S. Holaway, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

IMP2 Expression in the Mouse Nervous System

Victoria Vinarsky, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sarah E. Chmielewski, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ellen Cho, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Naomi Wiens, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kelly S. Lau, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Park I
Mei Xu, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

In Their Own Words: Perceived Experiences and Family Functioning of Suicide Survivors Before and After Suicide Loss

Wendy Shallcross Lam, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Theresa Erbacher, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Rosemary Mennutti, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

In Vitro Skeletal Myofiber Disassembly and Recovery with Cardiotoxin

P. Mattioli, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
E. Hernendez
S. Bratton
Marian Bova, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Camille DiLullo, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Inhibitory Effect of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (CAPE) on Human Multiple Myeloma Cell Growth: Induction of Apoptosis and Stress/toxicity Pathways

Hana Paek, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Marie Bozman
Xinyu Wang, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Insulin Pump Class: Back to the Basics of Pump Therapy

Sara Wilson Reece, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Cheryl Williams, The Longstreet Clinic, Gainesville, Ga.

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Kyphotic Progression After Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures Treated Conservatively, with MIS, or Via Open Approach

Mark Rivkin, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Howard Eisenbrock, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Limitations of Utilizing Electronic Medical Records for Chart Reviews to Assess Weight Loss in an Elderly Patient Population

Lilianna Phan, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Charlotte H. Greene, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Marcus G. Bell, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Katherine E. Galluzzi, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Etheldra Templeton, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

LQTS patients’ satisfaction with emergency room care

Stephanie H. Felgoise, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Katherine Lawrence, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Victoria L. Vetter

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Mechanism involved in testosterone modulation of myogenic tone in microvessels

Megan Burlson, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mary P. Owen, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Mitoquinone (mitoQ) Exerts Antioxidant Effects Independent of Mitochondrial Targeted Effects in Phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate (PMA) or N-formyl-L-methiony-L-leucyl-L-phenylalanine (fMLP) Stimulated Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte (PMN) Superoxide (SO) Release

Matthew Lepera, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
D. Pesikan, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
J. Voeun
Kerry-Anne Perkins, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Qian Chen, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert J. Barsotti, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lindon H. Young, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Modeling mGluR1 Mediated Synaptic Depression in Cerebellar Purkinje Cells

Yizhen Su, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Huo Lu, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Morphometrics of the Elbow Relating to Fine Branch Arboreality: Trochlear Keel Morphology and the Proximal Ulna

Michael S. Selby, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Craig D. Byron

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Neurodegeneration, Astrocytes, and Natural Supplements

Harold Komiskey, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Thuynh
Danielle S. Markland, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
DeAngelo A. Harris, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
M Choi
C Mehta

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Novel Role for Perinatal Myosin in Skeletal Muscle Development

Cathy J. Hatcher, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Nutri One-on-One: Improving Patients’ Metabolic Profile with One-on-One Nutritional Coaching

Jennifer King, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jeffrey E. Harris
David Kuo, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Farzaneh Daghigh, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Pediatric Obesity Class: Teaching Kids How to Life Healthy Lifestyle

Sara Wilson Reece, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mary Ann Clever, Longstreet Clinic, Gainesville, GA
Nicole E. Phipps, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Phylogenetic Analysis of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors

Yue-Qiao (George) Huang, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Phytochemicals Added to the Feed of Ovariectomized Adult Rats Increase Brown Adipose Activity

Colette N. Miller, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Suresh Ambati, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Erica Bass, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Natalie Hohos, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Diane Hartzel, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Emily England, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Mary Anne Della-Fera, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA
Srujana Rayalam, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clifton A. Baile, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Ponatinib-Induced Adverse Effects: Thrombocytopenia, Pancreatitis and Hepatoxicity-- A Case Report

Saba Hasan, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Crystal Fedorkiv, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Naba Rahman, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jennifer Andres, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Potassium Channel Activity in Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells is Regulated by Cyclic Nucleotide-dependent Phosphorylation

Raeonda Williams, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Recombinant Dimeric FcgR-Ig Molecules

Ramanjaneya Mula
Rangaiah Shashidharamurthy, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Roles of Zinc-Binding Protein-89 and NF-kB in Regulation of matrix metalloproteinase gene expression in response to inflammatory cytokines

Grzegorz Gorski, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sara Foster, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stephanie Scianni, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Janny Chun
Ruth C. Borghaei, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Social Problem-Solving Orientation and PTSD Symptoms in Adults with LQTS Who Experienced Cardiac Events

Elizabeth A. Waldron, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stephanie H. Felgoise, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Katherine L. Corvi

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM

Stem Cell Transplant in Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes: Arresting Autoimmunity and Preserving ß- Cell Function

Clare Patterson, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Valerie E. Cadet, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Toll-4 receptor agonists effects on rat hippocampal astrocytes

Kingsley Njoku, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Harold Komiskey, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Transdifferentiation of Hepatocytes to Biliary Epithelial Cells (BECs) Requires Expression of Reprogramming Factor OCT3/4

Mboya Doffou, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
George Adams, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vishakha Bhave, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Trends in Antidepressant-related Adverse Drug Events in Hospitalized Patients from 2001 to 2011 in the U.S.

Hongjun Yin, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Shari Allen
Samuel John
Harish Parihar

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Ultrastructural Analysis of the Interrenal Gland of Dasyatis sabina

Tomeka Taylor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Leanne Alworth
Hugh Keith Brown, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brian Matayoshi, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Use of Pyrococcus Furiosus Rubredoxin as a Potential targeted cancer therapeutic

Danielle Frieson, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Francis E. Jenney, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus

1:00 PM

Yoga as a Means to Reduce Anxiety in Adolescents: A Pilot Study

Elizabeth Gosch, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jeremy Tyler
Carly Bosacker
Ashley Kritzstein
Maureen Priest
Kelly Whalen
Emelie Allison

Philadelphia Campus

1:00 PM