Pediatrics

Pediatric Research Day

Qutuba Karwi

Qutuba Karwi, postdoctoral fellow, discusses his poster, Mitocondrial protein kinase B (Akt) translocation mediates insulin-stimulated cardiac glucose oxidation, during the 2019 Pediatric Research Day. Click the photo to see a list of the 2019 award recipients.

Pediatric Research Day 2019 Award Recipients

Award Category Name of Presenter

Oral Presentation
1st Place

Heather Armstrong, Postdoctoral Fellow
The IBDo's and IBDon't of dietary fibers in IBD: definig how microbes shape the path to diet-associated inflammation, and guide diet-based therapies
Oral Presentation
2nd Place
Qaasim Mian, Resident
Solar-Powered Oxygen Delivery:  An innovative and Cost-Effective Intervention to Treat Childhood Pneumonia in Low-Resource Settings
Oral Presentation
3rd Place
Kim Ho, Graduate Student
Ketones Can Become The Major Fuel For The Heart
Resident
Poster Presentation
1st Place
Ratika Srivastava, Resident
Patterns of injury in perinatal arterial ischemic stroke and infantile spasms
Resident
Poster Presentation
2nd Place
Dave Burnett, Resident
Fecal microbiota transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection: a single center pediatric experience.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Poster Presentation
1st Place
Zaid Almaaya, Postdoctoral Fellow
Resveratrol attenuates doxorubicin-induced injury and later onset hypertension-induced cardiomyopathy through the inhibition of NLRP3 inflammasome signaling
Postdoctoral Fellow
Poster Presentation
2nd Place
Qutuba Karwi, Postdoctoral Fellow
Mitochondrial protein kinase B (Akt) translocation mediates insulin-stimulated cardiac glucose oxidation
Graduate/Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
1st Place
Chinwe Obiakor, Graduate Student
Dose-dependent Relationship between Infant Antibiotic Exposure and the Gut Microbiota Composition at 12 Months of Age
Graduate/Undergraduate Student
Poster Presentation
2nd Place
Tate MacDonald, Undergraduate Student
Investigating the difference in inorganic and organic phosphate bioavailability
Allied Health (new in 2019)
Poster Presentation
1st Place
Karina Black, Allied Health
Supplanting Cytomorphology with Flow Cytometric Immunophenotyping for Identifying Leukemia in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Pediatric Patients
Allied Health
Poster Presentation
2nd Place
Not awarded in 2019


The Department of Pediatrics is planning the seventh annual Pediatric Research Day for 2020. Please check back for the date.

The purpose of this event is to showcase research by staff and learners in the Department of Pediatrics. The day is open to all members of the Department of Pediatrics and allied health of affiliated hospitals.

Research will be presented by a mix of faculty, learners, staff and allied health; you are encouraged to submit your best abstracts for consideration.

Date: TBA

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy - 2nd Floor


Registration

Please check this page in 2020 for registration for the next Pediatric Research Day.


Abstract Submission

University of Alberta - Abstract submissions will be accepted in 2020.
External - Abstract submissions will be accepted in 2020.

Please submit your abstracts in English and formatted in a Word document as follows:

  • The abstract should contain in the following order:
  • Text of abstract: keep abbreviations to a minimum (and define when first used)
  • Maximum length: 400 words
  • Abstracts should represent original research that has been completed or is currently underway by faculty members, residents, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research or hospital staff (previously submitted work is acceptable).