Posters of Distinction Recipients

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In 2019 we awarded Quick Shots of Distinction instead of Posters of Distinction.
2019 Quick Shot of Distinction

Clinical Science
Ruchi Amin, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
"Effects of Intraoperative Temperatures on Postoperative Infections in Infants"

2019 Quick Shot of Distinction

Basic Science
Jordan S. Taylor, MD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
"Natural Excretion of Endoluminal Springs After Spring-Mediated Intestinal Lengthening"


Clinical Science
Victoria K. Robson, BA
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
"Non-operative Management of Extralobar Pulmonary Sequestrations: a Safe Alternative to Resection?"

Basic Science
Clara T. Nicolas, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
"Curing Disease Before Birth: In Utero Gene therapy For the Treatment of Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1 in A Small Animal Model"


Clinical Science
Joseph Church, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
"Avalon Catheters in Pediatric Patients Requiring ECMO: Placement and Migration Issues"

Basic Science
Christine Finck, MD
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
"Esophageal Scaffolds Seeded with Epithelial Cells for Esophageal Replacement Therapy"


Clinical Science
Daniel L. Lodwick, MD, MS
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
"Lymphocyte Depression And Postoperative Abscess After Appendectomy In Children"

Basic Science
Julie Monteagudo, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
"Ex Vivo Comparison Of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Circuits And Cannulae To Evaluate Sources Of Hemolysis"


Clinical Science
Yinin Hu, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
"Cumulative Sum: an Individualized Proficiency Metric for Laparoscopic Fundamentals"

Basic Science
Elizabeth Clark, DVM
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
"Characterization of Tissue Engineered Tracheal Grafts in an Ovine Model"


Clinical Science
Cerine Jeanty, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
"Procedural Management of Cholelithiasis in Infants Under One Year of Age"

Basic Science
Catherine J. Hunter, MD
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
"Defining the Role of Protein Kinase A and Apoptosis in Necrotizing Enterocolitis"


Clinical Science
Deidre C. Kelleher, MD
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
"Impact of a Checklist on ATLS Task Performance During Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation"

Basic Science
Leo Andrew O. Benedict, MD
Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
"Spinal Cord Expression of Virally Derived Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Extends Life and Promotes Survival of Motor Neurons in Transgenic SOD1 Mutant Mice"


Syamal D. Bhattacharya, MD
"Temporal Relationships Between Positive Urine Culture and Onset of Necrotizing Enterocolitis"

Alejandro Garcia, MD
"The Role of Notch Inhibition in a Novel Hepatoblastoma Orthotopic Model"


R. Dawn Fevurly, MD
"Novel Zebrafish Model Reveals Critical Role for MAPK in Lymphangiogenesis"

Jesse Gutnick, MD
"Circulating Thyrotropin Receptor MRNA for Evolution of Thyroid Nodules and Surveillance of Thyroid Cancer"


Hayden W. Stagg, MD
"Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Induces Hyperpermeability Following Traumatic Burn Injury"

Diana L. Diesen, MD
"Temporal Association Between Blood Transfusion and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants"


Francois I. Luks, MD
"Reflectance Spectrometry for Realtime Hemoglobin Determination of Placental Vessels During Endoscopic Laser Surgery for TTTS"

Henry L. Chang, MD
"Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Inhibits Migration of Epithelial Cancer Cell Lines"