Health Science Research Week Winners

Congratulations to everyone that participated and received an award during the 2018 Health Sciences Research Week. This week brings together researchers at all levels from different areas to discuss science, highlight research being conducted, and accelerate research collaboration throughout our health sciences campus.

Learn more about the winners from the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science categories.

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Student Category

Nicole Cady receiving award

Nicole Cady

Mentor: Dr. Ruth Grossmann

Graduate Program: Clinical and Translational Science Undergraduate Certificate Program

Title: Assessing Biomarkers of Dietary Intervention in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis


Lucy Evans

Mentor: Dr. Alex Bassuk

Graduate Program: Medical Scientist Training Program

Title: Acute Inflammation in Retinal and Brain Tissue After Blast-Mediated Traumatic Brain Injury

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Staff and Postdoctoral Fellow Category

Weam Shahin receiving award

Weam Shahin, Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Pls: Dr. John Engelhardt, Anatomy and Cell Biology

Title: Nox2 Inhibition Induces Neurogenesis that Reconnects Brain After Stroke


Rebecca Taughter receiving award

Rebecca Taughter, Postdoctoral Research Scholar

PI: Dr. John Wemmie, Psychiatry

Title: Assessing the Role of ASIC1A in Cocaine Self-Administration




Thursday, April 26, 2018