National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence

Monday June 27 1:30 – 3:39 PM

Inhaled iloprost in the treatment of COPD.  Matthew Lammi, Judd Shellito, Bennett deBoisblanc, Hamid Boulares.  LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA.

Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK)-rearranged (ALK+) lung cancer early-onset precision drug-escape through Polycomb Repressive Complex-2 (PRC-2) epigenetic reprogramming.  Patrick C. Ma, MD, MSc.1,, Lihong Yin, PhD2, Xiaoliang Wu, MD1,3, Wei Zhang, MS1, Zhenfeng Zhang, MD, PhD3     1WVU Cancer Institute, West Virginia University, 2Translational Hematology and Oncology Research, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland, OH; 3Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, China.

Gli1 inhibition as a strategy to enhance chemosensitivity in glioblastomaJilian Melamed1, Kimberly Arnold2, Jennifer Sims-Mourtada2, Emily Day1,2  1.Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware. 2.Center for Translational Cancer Research, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

18FLT-PET/CT Imaging of Marrow Transplantation Differentiates Ablation from Recovery.  Jennifer Holter-Chakrabarty1,MD, Chuong Nguyen1, PhD,Joseph Havlicek1, PhD, Sara Vesely1, PhD, Quyen Duong1, MS, Kirsten Williams2, MD.  1University of Oklahoma 2Childrens National Health System, Washington DC.

Fc gamma receptors (FcgRs) IIIA and IIC polymorphisms in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).   Stephen Anderson, Ph.D.1, Daniel Peterson, M.D.2,3, Lucinda Bateman, MD4, Suzanne Vernon, PhD4, Dorothy Hudig, PhD5, Laura Meadows, BS5, Wei Yang, MD, PhD6, and Isabel Barao, PhD5  1Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., 2Simmaron Research, Inc., 3Sierra Internal Medicine, 4Bateman Horne Center for ME/CFS and FM, 5 University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, 6University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences 

From association to function: G Protein Signaling Modulator 3 (GPSM3) polymorphisms in rheumatoid arthritis.  BJ Gall PhD1, CM Watkins MD2, DP Siderovski PhD1   1Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, 2Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia.University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV.

RNA-sequencing identifies novel differentially expressed coding and non-coding transcripts in multiple sclerosis and Sjögren’s syndrome.  . Indra Adrianto, PhD, Christopher J Lessard, PhD and  Robert C Axtell, PhD. Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK,

Clinical Personalized Pragmatic Predictions of Outcomes (C3PO) Protocols for Data Integration and Analysis.  Lewis J. Frey, PhD1, Patrick Mauldin, PhD1, Jihad Obeid, MD1, William Moran, MD MS FACP1, William Weintraub, MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC21 Medical University of South Carolina, 2 Christiana Care Health System.

Improving Chronic Illness Management with the Apsaalooke Nation: The Baa nnilah Project.  Suzanne Held & Alma Knows His Gun McCormick, Alma.  Montana State University & Messengers for Health non-profit organizations

Subclinical Anxiety and Depression, Physical Activity, and Weight Gain in a Longitudinal Observational Cohort of Non-obese Young AdultsAE Staiano, AM Marker, CK Martin, PT Katzmarzyk.  Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA.