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TS21 Presenters:

Title: Innovation to Impact - Early-stage Translational Research Programs in Academia 
Presenter: Molly Wasko, UAB 
Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CDT on Wednesday, March 31

Title: Prepped for Success: Initiating Collaborations with Statisticians Pre- and Post- COVID 
Presenter: Robert Oster, UAB 
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT on Thursday, April 1

Opportunities for translating workforce development strategies across the consortia before, during, and after a pandemic 
Presenter: Whitney Bondurant, Leslie Musshafen, University of Mississippi Medical Center 
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT on Wednesday, March 31


TS21 Poster Presenters (CCTS TL1 Trainees):

Phosphorylation state of Myristoylated Alanine-Rich C-Kinase Substrate Effector Domain mimetics determines its cytotoxicity in glioblastoma and macrophage model Poster Presenter: Hasan Alrefai, UAB

Implementation of the Fitness, Lifestyle, and Optimal Wellness (FLOW) Program and Its Associated Health Outcomes Poster Presenter: Daniel Brake, UAB

Assessing Sexual Health Services at a public university in the Deep South Poster Presenter: Andres Camino, UAB

Membrane translocating peptides deliver phalloidin to the cytosol of fibrosarcoma cells Poster Presenter: Ryan Ferrie, Tulane University

Potential effect of serum from hypertensive donors on PP2A expression and activity in endothelial cells Poster Presenter: Dulce Gomez, Auburn University 

Synthesis of Novel Core/Shell Polymeric Nanoparticles for Controlled Drug Release Poster Presenter: Braden Hahn, Auburn University

Transitions of Care among Patients with Diabetes in the Deep South: Factors Associated with Hospital Readmissions Poster Presenter: Cassidi McDaniel, Auburn University

Molecular imaging of the tumor microenvironment to predict response to combination treatment with immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer Poster Presenter: Tiara Napier, UAB

The Signaling Axis of Tumor Suppressor LKB1 in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Poster Presenter: Khoa Nguyen, Tulane University

Multifaceted Risk Profiling for the Hospital Value Based Purchasing Clinical Outcomes Poster Presenter: Jonathan Patterson, UAB

Mothers' and Fathers' Parent-Child Aggression Risk, Intimate Partner Violence, and Perceived Child Behavior Problems Poster Presenter: Doris Pu, UAB

Assessing Transition Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Prior To Implementation of A Formal Transition Program Poster Presenter: Sydney Sheppard, UAB

Assessing the influence of comorbidities in patients undergoing sternal reconstruction following cardiac surgery: a single institution's 15 year review Presenting Author: Edgar Soto, UAB


TS21 Poster Presenters (CCTS KL2 Scholars):

Understanding Low Adherence to Home-based Exercise Trial among Individuals with Mobility Disability Poster Presenter: Jereme Wilroy, UAB

Bariatric surgery to achieve transplant in end-stage organ disease patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis Poster Presenter: Babak Orandi, UAB

A qualitative study of diabetes distress and coping strategies in adults with type 2 diabetes Poster Presenter: Caroline Presley, UAB

Adverse Childhood Experiences are associated with a higher prevalence of asthma among adolescents with sickle cell disease Poster Presenter: Brandi Pernell, UAB

Metabolomic endotype of bioenergetic dysfunction predicts mortality in critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure Poster Presenter: Raymond Langley, University of South Alabama

Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes in Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease Before and After a Telehealth Cognitive Remediation Program to Prepare for Transition of Care Poster Presenter: Donna Murdaugh, UAB