Department of Medicine

2018 Research Day Award Winners

Best Poster Presentations

1st Prize Graduate Student


PhD Graduate Student Sotirios Zervopoulos
Supervisor: Dr. Evangelos Michelakis - Division of Cardiology

Title of Abstract: Lamin A forms a structural platform for protein-protein interactions of histone-modifying and metabolic enzymes: a novel link between metabolism and epigenetics

1st Prize Core / Senior Subspecialty / Postdoctoral Fellow


R3 Core Internal Medicine Resident Anna-Maria Bosonea
Supervisor: Dr. Dean Befus - Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Title of Abstract: Trends in Asthma Epidemiology in Alberta

Best Oral Presentations

1st Prize Graduate Student


PhD Graduate Student Bruno Saleme
Supervisor: Dr. Evangelos Michelakis - Division of Cardiology

Title of Abstract: TMethyl tags on selected mRNAs are needed for the acute translation of stress responsive proteins under major cellular stress

Honorable Mention


PhD Graduate Student Xueyi Chen
Supervisor: Dr. Gavin Oudit - Division of Cardiology

Title of Abstract: Cardiac Endothelial p110α Regulates Ventricular Remodeling Following Myocardial Infarction

1st Prize Core / Senior Subspecialty / Postdoctoral Fellow


R5 Senior Subspecialty Resident Daniel Sawler
Supervisor: Dr. Lalit Saini - Division of Hematology

Title of Abstract: Two Cycles of Consolidation Chemotherapy are Associated with Similar Clinical Outcomes to Three Cycles in AML Patients with Favorable Risk Cytogenetics

Honorable Mention


R3 Core Internal Medicine Resident Arpita Gantayet
Supervisor: Dr. Narmin Kassam - Division of General Internal Medicine

Title of Abstract: High-cost users of acute care at the University of Alberta Hospital: A deeper dive into predictive patient and system factors

The Paul Man Award


Postdoctoral Fellow Jayme Kosior
Supervisor: Dr. Ken Butcher - Division of Neurology

Title of Abstract:  Monitoring Reperfusion During Endovascular Therapy

The Translational Research Fellowship Award


PhD Graduate Student Abul Kalam Azad
Supervisor: Dr. Allan Murray - Division of Nephrology

Title of Abstract:  FGD5 Regulates VEGF Receptor-2 Coupling to PI3 Kinase and Receptor Recycling
Journal Name:  Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology