Dr. Tejiram was the first place winner in the basic science category at the Local Committe on Trauma (COT) Resident Paper competition. He will advance to give a presentation on this work at the Regional Conference which will take place at Washington Hospital Center on December 5th and 6th.
Of note, Dr. Tejiram presented data from one of our Department of Defense- funded clinical studies. Thanks to the entire team for everyone's hard work and attention to detail in screening, enrolling, and processing samples for use in this analysis.
The presentation was titled:
Examining Coagulation Dynamics and Associated Clinical Outcomes in Thermally Injured Patients
Shawn Tejiram, MD1,2, Kathleen Brummel-Ziedins, PhD3, Thomas Orfeo, PhD3, Brittany N Hamilton, BS2, Lauren T. Moffatt, PhD2, Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD1,2
1 The Burn Center, Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
2 Firefighters' Burn and Surgical Research Laboratory, MedStar Health Research Institute, Washington, DC
3 Department of Biochemistry, University of Vermont, Colchester, VT