Kudos December 2016: PCOM Faculty and Student Accolades
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December 2016

January 3, 2017

Zein Al-Atrache, (DO/PhD ’19) gave a talk entitled “Expression of amyloidogenic secretases implicated in neurodegeneration is altered inastrocytes following infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae,” at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in November; other authors on the talk were Ahmad Cader, MS, research assistant; Susan Hingley, PhD, professor, pathology and microbiology; and Denah Appelt, PhD, professor, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology. Mr. Al'Atrache also presented a poster entitled “Chlamydia Pneumoniae Infected Astrocytes Alter Their Expression of ADAM10, BACE1, and Presenilin1 Proteases,” co-authored by Mr. Cader and Dr. Appelt, at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in July.

Yun Bai, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored “Detecting subnetwork-level dynamic correlations,” in the journal Bioinformatics.

Christopher Butts, PhD, general surgery resident, co-authored “Do simple beside lung function tests predict morbidity after rib fractures?” in The American Journal of Surgery.

Katherine Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair, geriatrics, was named founding secretary to the Board of Directors of the recently launched Pennsylvania Pain Society.

Charlotte Greene, PhD, professor, neuroscience, pharmacology and physiology, and Gregory Wanner, DO ’13, published “Brief compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training video and simulation with homemade mannequin improves CPR skills in the journal BMC Emergency Medicine.

David Hanna, DO, internal medicine resident, and Robert Bailey, DO ’08, co-authored “Focal hepatic amyloidosis in a patient with sarcoidosis,” which was presented at the 2016 American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting.

Eric Kim, DO ’13, resident in orthopedic surgery, co-authored “Erosive breast cancer metastasis to the ankle: A case report,” in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Huo Lu, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, co-authored “Distal triceps rupture associated with septic olecranon bursitis,” in the journal Frontiers in Neural Circuits.

Lindsey Perea, DO ’13, general surgery resident, co-authored “Funiculitis mimicking appendicitis: A rare culprit, in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports.

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