SIU School of Medicine

Mentored Professional Enrichment Experience

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2013 MPEE participants

Participant Project title Mentor Location
Kate Blanquart The effect of pre-operative characteristics and intra-operative findings on untoward events and outcomes in cataract surgery David Vollman, M.D. VA St. Louis Health Care System, St. Louis, MO
Adam Cross Use of thymidine-induced bone marrow-derived multipotent mesenchymal stem cells (BMSC) in cell-based cytotoxic therapies for epithelial ovarian cancer Mary McAsey, Ph.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Scott Geiger A molecular analysis of the fibrotic response in ovarian cancer Karen Hales, Ph.D. SIU-SOM, Carbondale, IL
Tyler Griebel Incidence of thrombosis in children following cardio-thoracic surgery with chylothorax: Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database (NIS) Michael Tarantino, M.D. Illinois Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute, Peoria, IL
Anna Grindy Patient and hospital demographics in pediatric slipped capital femoral epiphysis: data from the National Inpatient Sample

Khaled J. Saleh, M.D.

SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL

Samantha Nguyen An epidemiological study of pediatric knee arthroplasty Khaled J. Saleh, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Ashley Norton The effects of ultrasound directed delivery of encapsulated chemotoxins and siRNA on metastatic melanoma cell lines Kenneth Watkin, Ph.D. Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL
Justine Nuguid The effects of Tcf3/Tcf4 on tumor growth in squamous cell carcinoma Hoang Nguyen, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Kate Swaggerty An epidemiological study of pediatric total hip arthroplasty Khaled J. Saleh, M.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL
Brian Tillis Extreme users of the ED and the circumstances behind the year after year overuse

Jonathan delaCruz, M.D.

SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL

Lacey Wood Beeting diabetes: A deeper look into nitrate supplementation for decreasing symptoms of prediabetes Chirstopher Bell, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Tian Zhang Effects of hypoxia and the activation of the NFkB pathway on fms-like tyrosine kinase 1, transcription factor GCM1, and placental growth factor in human trophoblast
Donald Torry, Ph.D. SIU-SOM, Springfield, IL