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Department of Internal Medicine

28th Annual Research Day

 Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 
Location : East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU
8:20AM to 3:30 PM


An extended thank you to everyone for your participation in Research Day whether as a presenter or as an attendee. We had both a record number of abstract submissions as well as a record number of attendees. If you missed the keynote address please see the link for the recorded video of Dr Dixit's presentation.      


2014 Program Booklet - (including abstracts)


Keynote Speaker

Vishva M. Dixit, MD

Vishva M. Dixit, MD

Vice President of Research
Genentech, Inc.

Dr Dixit is currently heading up the newly formed Department of Physiological Chemistry at Genentech. His work is devoted to understanding the biochemistry of components in signalling pathways that are altered in disease states. Some areas of interest include apototic and NF-kB signaling pathways.


"Signaling Lessons from Death Receptors: The Inflammasome and Beyond"


Award Winners

     W.James Metzger, Jr MD Junior Faculty Award
 Presenter:  Mark Bowling, MD, Associate Professor
                           Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

     Trainee Oral Presentation Award
Presenter:  Amanda Whited, PhD, Post -Doctoral Scholar
                           Psychology and Cardiovascular Science

     Trainee Research Poster Award
          Basic Research - 
 Presenter: Joshua Corbin, Master's Student
        Clinical Research
             Presenter: Christopher Jones, MD - Resident -Internal Medicine

     Clinical Vignette 
Presenter: Maria Javaid, MD - Fellow-Endocrinology

     **Abstract title and full author listing**                   

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