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7th Annual Academic Evening Highlights
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Dinner Meeting & Poster Presentations

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine held the 7th annual Academic Evening on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. This invitation-only event was intended to showcase departmental resident, fellow, CRNA, and junior faculty academic productivity (clinical and basic science research, case reports and education initiatives).

Winners of 7th Annual Academic Evening

  • Judy Su PhD Endowed Research Training in Anesthesia: Naveen Bojjireddy, PhD; Senior Fellow in the laboratory of Rong Tian, MD, PhD in the Mitochondria and Metabolism Center at the UW South Lake Union Campus : Understanding the physiological role of gamma-2-AMPK
  • 1st place: Travis H. Allen, CRNA in the laboratory of Daniel Rubens, MB BS, FANZCA at Seattle Children’s Hospital : Respiratory and arousal responses to hypoxia-hypercarbia; role of inner ear dysfunction in SIDS
  • 2nd place: Michael J. Emery, PhD, Research Scientist in the laboratory of Gregory Terman, MD, PhD at the University of Washington Medical Center:  Intravenous (IV) vs. Pressurized Olfactory Delivery (POD)
  • 3rd place: Ashley M. Ingiosi, BS, MS, Research Scientist, Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Washington & University of Michigan in the laboratory of Mark Opp, PhD at Harborview Medical Center: Contributions of Neuronal and Astroglial Interleukin-1 Receptor 1 to Sleep and Immune Responses
  • Honorable mention:
    • Katherine Gentry, MD, Acting Assistant Professor in the Morgan-Sedensky lab at Seattle Children’s Hospital: Inhibition of isoflurane-induced neurotoxicity in C. elegans
    • Nithya Kannan, MBBS, DGO, Research Coordinator in the laboratory of Monica Vavilala, MD at Harborview Injury Prevention Research Center: Clinical Indicators Associated with Discharge Outcomes in Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Clemens M. Ortner, MD, MSC, DESA, Assistant Professor in the laboratory of Ruth Landau, MD at the University of Washington Medical Center: Equilibrium of Acidifying and Alkalinizing Metabolic Acid-base Disorders in Severe Preeclampsia
    • Kushang V. Patel, PhD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Pain Research on Impact, Measurement, & Effectiveness: High Prevalence of Falls, Fear of Falls, & Impaired Balance among Older Adults with Pain in the US

    (Click here for additional 2014 Awards info)