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NINR Trainees Participate in Poster Day

September 21, 2016
Trainees from NINR’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR)

On July 29, trainees from NINR’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR) participated in NIH’s Summer Research Program Poster Day. Sponsored by the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education, Poster Day is open to any student working in an NIH intramural research group. Poster Day allows these students to share their research while also developing communication and networking skills.

From left: Belviane Songsong, Berwin Yuan, Samantha Grimes, Nicholas Giordano, Hannah Davidson, Timothy Fuss, Michaela Cortes, Joseph Johnson, Ron Jako Domingo, Joy Modozie

NINR participants included:

Michaela Cortes presented “Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an Exploratory Outcome Measure in Clinical Trials for RYR-1 Related Myopathies.”

Preceptors: Ms. Sonia Razaqyar, Dr. Katherine Meilleur

Hannah Davidson presented “Eating Behavior in Chronically Stressed Individuals: Implications of the Brain-Gut Axis.”

Preceptors: Dr. Paule Joseph, Dr. Nicolaas Fourie, Dr. Sarah Abey, Dr. Wendy Henderson

Ron Jako Domingo and Berwin Yuan presented “The Effect of Supplemental Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer on Late Urinary Flare.”

Preceptors: Dr. Rebekah Feng, Dr. Leorey Saligan

Timothy Fuss presented “Exploring the Relationship of Subjective and Objective Measures of Physical Activity in a Cancer Fatigue Study.”

Preceptors: Dr. Brian Wolff, Dr. Leorey Saligan

Nicholas Giordano presented “Understanding the Biological Mechanisms Related to the Onset and Maintenance of Depressive Symptoms Following Military Deployment Trauma.”

Preceptor: Dr. Jessica Gill

Samantha Grimes presented “Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors in T-cells.”

Preceptors: Dr. Leorey Saligan, Dr. Rebekah Feng, Ms. Sumiyya Raheem

Courtney John presented “Individual Differences in Intestinal Permeability.”

Preceptor: Dr. Wendy A. Henderson

Joseph Johnson presented “Longitudinal Study of the Relationship between Cognitive Deficits and Cancer Related Fatigue.”

Preceptors: Dr. Leorey Saligan, Dr. Rebekah Feng

Joy Modozie presented “Chronic Inflammation in Traumatic Brain Injury Relates to Behavioral Symptoms.”

Preceptors: Dr. Jessica Gill, Dr. Lindsay Arcurio

Belviane Songong presented “The Novel Application of a Sorting Algorithm to Clinical Patient Data.”

Preceptors: Dr. Nicolaas Fourie, Dr. Wendy Henderson, Dr. Paule Joseph

Berwin Yuan presented “TRAIL Toxicity in Neuronal Cell Line.”

Preceptors: Dr. Rebekah Feng, Dr. Leorey Saligan

More information on Summer Poster Day, including the complete program is available here:

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