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NYAM Announces Recipients of 2013-14 Medical Research Fellowships and Student Grants

Each year, The New York Academy of Medicine awards a variety of grants and fellowships to medical students, seasoned physicians, and investigators to support the advancement of health care studies.

Thanks to the generosity of the donors who established named funds to support research and learning in a wide range of fields, NYAM's awards, lectureships, research fellowships, and student grants exist in perpetuity to honor the accomplishments, tenacity, and promise that the honorees exemplify.

“This year’s Fellowship and Student Grant award winners are both experienced researchers and the next generation of researchers of the highest caliber, and we are honored to be in a position to support their work,” said Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, NYAM President.

NYAM is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Fellows and Summer 2013 Student Grantees:

Glorney Raisbeck Fellowships in Cardiovascular Diseases (2013-2014)
Yongxia Sarah Qu, MD, PhD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Novel function of alpha1D L-type calcium channel in atria

Nisharahmed Kherada, MD, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Antiplatelet Adherence Algorithm From Paris Registry

Matthew Egalka, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Assessing the Thrombogenic Potential of Neonatal Platelets

Glorney Raisbeck Medical Student Grants in Cardiovascular Research (Summer 2013)
Joseph Simonson, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Regulation of ApoB-Lipoprotein Secretion by DLC25A14, NR4A3, and RBMS2

Scott Oldebeken, New York University School of Medicine
Identifying Novel microRNAs that Target PCSK9

Jessica Chang, University of Toledo College of Medicine
Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to prevent endothelial failure in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury

Jeans Miguel Santana, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Assessment of Lower Extremity Perfusion in Subjects with Peripheral Arterial Disease

The David E. Rogers Fellowship Program (Summer 2013)
Giffin Daughtridge, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pensylvania
I Am Men’s Health: Generating Community Adherence to a Prophylactic HIV Truvada Program

Maya Koenig-Dzialowski, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Filling the Gap: A Needs-Assessment of Adolescents in Kampala, Uganda

Adam Chamberlain, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attitudes About a Community-Based Buprenorphine Treatment (CBBT) Intervention Among Syringe Exchange  Participants    

Gabriel Perreault, New York University School of Medicine
Exploring the Role of Ethnographic Data in a Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Social Context, Culture, and Minority Status on Depression and Anxiety in Latino Young Adults

Leandra Fraser, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Future Aspirations Among Youth with Perinatal HIV Infection

Ferdinand C. Valentine Fellowship in Research for Urology (2013-2014)
Matthew Wosnitzer, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College/NY-Presbyterian Hospital
The Role of Ubiquitin Specific Protease 26 (USP26) in Testicular Function and Male Infertility

Ferdinand C. Valentine Medical Student Research Grant in Urology (Summer 2013)
Ashley Kalor, New York Medical College
Development of PCA-III Nomograms in the repeat Prostrate Biopsy Setting

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Posted on July 24, 2013

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