Awards
 

                                   

Clinical Medical Science Poster Presentation

  • First Prize:
    Development and implementation of a community-based Geriatric curriculum, M. Rivera* and H. Gil de Rubio, Family Medicine Department, PSM.

  • Second Prize:
    Right diaphragmatic paralysis as uncommon complication of central venous port catheter insertion, B. Torres*, L Sotomayor, D. Sánchez-Cazau, Internal Medicine Department, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital II

  • Third Prize:
    Neonatal tuberous sclerosis with cardiac rhabdomyomas presenting as fetal bradycardia, W. Mauney*, J. Caballero, J. Scarano, A. Finch, I. Cabrera, J. Ortiz, I. Galarza, and V. Velázquez, Department of Pediatrics, St. Luck's Episcopal

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Clinical Medical Science Oral Presentation
  • First Prize:
    Methadone: An effective alternative to Morphine for pain relief of cancer pain, B.W. Shelton*, J. Deynes-Romero, M. Tofami-Montalvo, J. Ramirez-Rivera, and F. Jaume-Anselmi, Internal Medicine, Hospital La Concepción

  • Second Prize:
    Adherence to medicine-taking regimen and antiretroviral therapy response, D. Ramírez-Abreu*, G. Veray,E. Koenig, C. Adón, and M. Hill, Instituto Dominicano de Estudios Virológicos

  • Third Prize:
    Profile of asthmatic children requiring intensive care, W. Mauney*, V. Velázquez, Department of Pediatrics, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

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Basic Science Poster Presentations
  • First Prize:
    The Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type-1 Tat protein activates a replication-competent Human Endogenous Retrovirus Type-K in astrocytes, R. Q. Contreras-Galindo*, G. Chompré, M. González, Y. Yamamura, and R. J. Noel Jr., Department of Mircrobiology and AIDS Program, PSM

  • Second Prize:
    Rat colonic muscularis mucose and mucosa each possess three neurokinin(NK) receptor subtypes, but only one mediates responses to substance P in each structure, C.B. Appleyard*, M. Morales, and W.H. Percy, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, PSM

  • Third Prize:
    DNA repair capacity is associated with increased melanoma tumor penetration, J. Matta, A. Ruiz, M. Collazo, J. Ramos, F. Viejo, F. Quintana, J. Villa, and J. Sánchez,
    Presenter: E. Suárez*, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, PSM

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Basic Science Oral  Presentations
  • First Price:
    Presynaptic A1 adenosine receptors inhibit thalamic simulation of inhibitory neurons in the mouse somatosensory cortex, D. Fontanez*, Z. Mateo, and J.T. Porter, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, PSM

  • Second Prize:
    Validation of an animal model of endometriosis using DNA microarrays, L.A. Ruiz*, C.B. Appleyard, E. Rivera, O.I. Santiago aand I. Flores, Department of Microbiology, PSM

  • Third Prize:
    Necleotide and amino acid human immunodeficiency virus mutations corresponding to CD4+decline, M. Hill*, and W. Hernández, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, PSM

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Behavioral and Public Health Oral Presentations
  • First Prize:
    Prevalencia y factores asociados al uso de tatuajes y "body piercing" en jóvenes universitarios, R.I. Iriarte, Y. Burgos*, and P. Irizarry, Public Health Program, PSM

  • Second Prize:
    Las diferentes estrategias de acoso laboral y sus efectos en los niveles de depresión en una muestra de empleados públicos, J. Rosado*, Public Health Program, PSM

  • Third Prize:
    Effect of occupational stress in the interpersonal relationships between the health care professionals in the Emergency Department, C. García-Gubern*, and M. Fernández, Emergency Medicine Department, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

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Behavioral and Public Health Poster Presentations
  • First Prize:
    Lesions of the basal amygdala prevent recall of conditioned fear, but not extinction, D. Anglada-Figueroa* and G.J. Quirk, Clinical Psychology Program and Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, PSM

  • Second Prize:
    Genetic linkage to Chromosome 2Q of autism in Puerto Rican population, N. Suarez, C. Burgos, R. Oliveras*, S. Carlo, V. Franceschini, and A.S. Cornier, Clinical Psychology Program and Department of Biochemistry, PSM

  • Third Prize:
    Recall of fear extinction is correlated with the size of infralimbic cortex in rats, B. Cintron-Alvarez*, M. Sepulveda, and G.J. Quirk, Department or Physiology and Pharmacology, PSM

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