MedStar Health Research Symposium Presentations and Awards

MedStar Health Research Symposium Presentations and Awards https://www.medstarhealth.org/mhri/focusblog/2018/05/04/outstanding-research-2018-medstar-health-research-symposium/ The Burn Team was well represented at the 2018 MedStar Health Research Symposium. The following team members presented posters during the session: Dr. Abdulnaser Alkhalil: Compression Modulates Essential Cell Functions in an Animal Model of Hypertrophic Scar Rob Smith: (1) Pigment-based Differential Regulation of Redox Homeostasis in Hypertrophic Scar and (2) Compression Induced Changes in Calcium Transport Associated with Improved Wound Outcomes Michael Kebede: Cholesterol Biosynthesis Modulation is Induced by Com

Georgetown University Tri-Annual Internship Poster Presentation

Tressa Joy recently presented her research titled Examining oxidative stress in dyspigmented hypertrophic scar after cutaneous injuries in a red Duroc porcine model as part of the Georgetown University Tri-Annual Internship Poster Presentation for interns in the M.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program. The poster presentation was held on Friday, April 27, 2018. Internships for this spring's program were conducted in various GUMC labs and and NIH, and focused on basic and applied biochemical, cellular and biomedical research. Tressa’s work was performed here in the Firefighters’ Burn and Surgical Research Laboratory with mentorship from Dr. Lauren Moffatt, Dr. Naser Alkhalil and Bonn

7th Annual George M. Kober Student Research Day

Kimberly Johnson was recently acknowledged for her Independent Scholarly Project (ISP) from Georgetown University School of Medicine at the 7th Annual George M. Kober Student Research Day. She was awarded first place in the presentation competition for her research on Coagulopathy and Transfusion in Burn Patients. Dr. Timpone, Associate Dean for Student Research remarked,"It was well received by your classmates and the faculty judges were equally impressed. The type of work demonstrated in your presentation truly embodies the spirit of the ISP. Your success with your research project will hopefully encourage you to continue to incorporate scientific investigation into your future career."

Wound Healing Society 30th Annual Meeting

Podium Presentation: Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment Accelerates Re-epithelialization in a Murine Model of Excisional Wound Healing; Bonnie C. Carney,BS, Benjamin J. Browne, BS, Lauren T. Moffatt, PhD, Dean S. Rosenthal, PhD, Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD Poster Presentation: Assessing the Safety of Using Pure Hypochlorous Acid for Intracavitary Irrigation and Lavage; Anna Day, BS, Robert L. Ball, MD, Juan Sebastian Vazquez, MD, Bonnie C. Carney, BS, Martin C. Robson, MD, Lauren T. Moffatt, PhD, Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD Poster Presentation: Pigment-based Differential Regulation Of Redox Homeostasis In Hypertrophic Scar; Abdulnaser. Alkhalil1, Bonnie. C. Carney, Taryn. E. Travis, Seid. Muhie, Stacyann. Mi

New Patents

US Provisional Patent Application, Pending: Shupp JW, Prindeze NJ, Moffatt LT: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING BURN WOUND CONVERSION (Serial No. 15/137,304) Filed 25APR2016

Surgical Infection Society 38th Annual Meeting

Podium Presentation: Wound Microbiology of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: An Eight-Year Review of a Regional Quaternary Referral Center; Juan Sebastian Vazquez MD, Karina Charipova BS, Melissa M. McLawhorn RN , Lauren T. Moffatt PhD, Jack A. Sava MD, Jeffrey W. Shupp MD

American Burn Association 50th Annual Meeting

Podium Presentation: Persistent Reactive Oxygen Species Damage Contributes to Hypertrophic Scar Phenotype After Wound Closure; Bonnie C. Carney, BS, Robert D. Smith, JR, Maha Rummani, BS, Jason H. Chen, MD, Abdulnaser Alkhalil, PhD, Lauren T. Moffatt, PhD, Dean S. Rosenthal, PhD, Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD Podium Presentation: Tight Junctions Exhibit Differential Regulation in Dyspigmented Scar; Abdulnaser. Alkhalil, Bonnie. C. Carney, Taryn. E. Travis, Seid. Muhie, Stacyann. Miller, Rasha. Hammamieh, Marti. Jett, Lauren. T. Moffatt, Jeffrey W. Shupp Poster: Does admission GCS impact mortality risk following thermal injury?; Lauren Nosanov MD, Melissa McLawhorn RN BSN, Lauren Moffatt PhD, Jeffrey

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