Virtual poster sessions announced for Indiana CTSI Annual Meeting

September 22, 2021

The virtual poster session for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Annual Meeting will be from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on Friday, September 24 via the Attendify app. Watch the sessions here during the event.

Find instructions about how to join the Indiana CTSI Annual Meeting through Attendify here. 

Each poster presentation is 3 minutes long, with an opportunity for a 3 minute question and answer session afterward. View the abstracts here. 

Neuroscience #1

  • 12:00 pm — Michael Bushey — Updates on the Collaborative Care for Opioid Dependence And Pain (CCODAP) pilot trial
  • 12:07 pm — Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces — Using technology and social media to reduce the burden of depression and anxiety
  • 12:14 pm — Angela Campbell — Identification and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy: Are We Failing Black Women?
  • 12:21 pm — Season Johnson — MR1/MAIT cell axis in human and experimental models of Alzheimer’s Disease

Neuroscience #2

  • 12:00 pm — Tyler Nguyen — Longitudinal in vivo imaging and characterization of neuroinflammation after repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and its role in long-term pain.
  • 12:07 pm — Danielle Abel — Social Anhedonia in the Daily Lives of People with Schizophrenia
  • 12:14 pm — Jennifer Hensel — A link between alpha-synuclein down regulation and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 12:21 pm — Megan Huibregtse — The relationship between recent and frequent partnered sexual asphyxiation and brain activation during an fMRI verbal N-back working memory task in young adult women

Health Implementation #1

  • 12:00 pm — Ephrem Abebe — Identifying Design Opportunities to Improve Care Transition Related Medication Safety for Children with Medical Complexity
  • 12:07 pm — Veronica Derricks — Targeting HIV Information to Black Americans Backfires When Recipients Feel Unfairly Judged
  • 12:14 pm — Allyson Dir — Feasibility of a Parent Peer Navigator Program for Parents of Justice-Involved Youth
  • 12:21 pm — Lauren Magee — Prevalence Rates of Behavioral Health Outcomes Before and After a Nonfatal Shooting Assault

Health Implementation #2

  • 12:00 pm — Jennifer Maratt — Low-risk Adenoma Surveillance Decision-making: Perspectives from Patients and Providers
  • 12:07 pm — Brandon Jacobs — Patient preferences in retinal vascular disease treatment
  • 12:14 pm — Nicholas Bluhm — NeoWarm: Kangaroo Mother Care with Continuous Temperature Tracking and Heating
  • 12:21 pm — Katie Haberlin-Pittz — “I turned into a hermit”: Women Who Had Gestational Diabetes Discuss Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programs During COVID-19

Modeling and Oncology #1

  • 12:00 pm — Juan Antonio Chong Chie — Automated Lung Airways Characterization from CT Scans in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
  • 12:07 pm — Josiah Davidson — Development of paper-based, point-of-care respiratory diagnostics
  • 12:14 pm — Conner Earl — Four-Dimensional Strain Characterization of Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy from Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • 12:21 pm — Edmond Rogers — “TBI-on-a-chip” and computational modeling: exploring connections between physical impacts and neurodegeneration by delineating primary and secondary injury mechanisms

Modeling and Oncology #2

  • 12:00 pm — Aaron Rosenberg — TCR Engineering via Deep Mutation Scanning: Affinity Enhancement with Maintained Specificity
  • 12:07 pm — Wennan Chang — A graph neural network model to estimate cell-wise metabolic flux using single cell RNA-seq data
  • 12:14 pm — Daniela Garcia — Da Vinci Research Kit: A tool for Surgical Robotics and Human Factors studies.
  • 12:21 pm — Sunland Gong — Fabrication of an Electrically Conductive Adhesive for Skin Mounted Bioelectronic Devices

Cell Biology and Biochemistry #1

  • 12:00 pm — Jamie Felton — Cellular Metabolic Reprogramming Precedes Islet Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes
  • 12:07 pm — Tom De Luca — MiRNA Activity Reveal Regulation of Cellular Communication Shutdown in Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury
  • 12:14 pm — Andy Chen — Functional Screening of 3’-UTR Variants Combined with Genome-wide Association Identifies Causal Regulatory Mechanisms Impacting Alcohol Consumption
  • 12:21 pm — John Ryan — Epithelial cell-autonomous immune responses against acute Chlamydia trachomatis infection

Cell Biology and Biochemistry #2

  • 12:00 pm — Staci Weaver — Loss of SERCA2 and reduced endoplasmic reticulum calcium induces mitochondrial dysfunction, β cell senescence, and accelerated type 1 diabetes development
  • 12:07 pm — Luke McVeigh — Acute stenting of persistently stenotic cervical lesions in atherosclerotic tandem occlusions increases the risk of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage
  • 12:14 pm — Leo Song — Altered Calcium Signaling and SERCA Dysfunction Contribute to Bladder Dysfunction in Metabolic Syndrome
  • 12:21 pm — Kavitha Anbarasu — Glaucomatous Optineurin-E50K mutation causes human retinal ganglion cell death by causing mitophagy defects


  • 12:30 pm — Christopher Dalloul — SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Mice Causes Trabecular Bone Loss Through Increased Osteoclast Numbers
  • 12:37 pm — Mary de Groot — Health disparities in people with and without diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 12:44 pm — Mikki Jaramillo — ACE2 Expression in Symptomatic COVID-19 Patients
  • 12:51 pm — Mark Woollam — Breath Volatile Organic Compounds Biomarkers of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)

Cell Biology and Biochemistry #3

  • 12:30 pm — Joe Chambers — Developing an in vivo model to study pharmacogenomics using zebrafish
  • 12:37 pm — Abigail Hall — Exposure Risk and Effects of Plastic Particle Surface Characteristics on Coagulation and the Cardiovascular System
  • 12:44 pm — Michael Kalwat — Time course transcriptomics of β cells undergoing hypersecretion uncovers genes involved in the adaptive unfolded protein response
  • 12:51 pm — Silvia Karim — Investigating Obesogenic Capacity of BPA Analogues

Cell Biology and Biochemistry #4

  • 12:30 pm — Marcus Levitan — Timepoint optimization for bone resorption analysis in mouse ligature-induced periodontitis
  • 12:37 pm — Anbukkarasi Muniyandi — APE1/Ref-1 expression in choroidal neovascularization and cell-type effects of a novel Ref-1 inhibitor APX2009
  • 12:44 pm — Jayden Pierce — Modulation of TNFa-Induced Beta-Cell Death with Molecular Caspase and RIPK3 Inhibitor
  • 12:51 pm — Daniela Rodriguez — Modulation of insulin secretion from β cells with a small molecule RIPK3 inhibitor

Health Implementation #3

  • 12:30 pm — Matthew Hume — Determining the Power of the CoMac Descriptor™ in Predicting Behavioral Intervention Choices among the Gestational Diabetes Population
  • 12:37 pm — Morgan Kincaid — Analyzing Antibiotic Usage Trends in Acute Mastoiditis
  • 12:44 pm — Christopher Knaub — Development and Efficacy of a Lead Remediation Kit: A Holistic, Low-cost Approach to Addressing Childhood Lead Poisoning
  • 12:51 pm — Elissa Min — Uncovering Medication Management Strategies Employed by Family Caregivers of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Health Implementation #4

  • 12:30 pm — Janet Panoch — “Choose the One That Sucks the Least”: Provider Challenges to Shared Decision-Making for Osteosarcoma Surgery in the Lower Limb
  • 12:37 pm — Lauren Stewart — Acceptability of Exercise in Urban Emergency Department Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
  • 12:44 pm — Sai Kodukula — Food Insecurity and Mental Health Outcomes among Low Income, Racial Minority Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 12:51 pm — Cynthia Wu — “I’ll Just Try Anything”: Applying Grounded Theory to Understand Asian Women’s Motivations to Donate Healthy Breast Tissue

Modeling and Oncology #3

  • 12:30 pm — Emma Vanderlaan — Characterization of electrochemical Zn2+ sensors for rapid voltammetric detection of glucose-stimulated insulin release from pancreatic β-cells
  • 12:37 pm — Timothy Becker — A Comparison of Outcomes Between Laparoscopic and Robotic Appendectomy Among ACS NSQIP Hospitals
  • 12:44 pm — John Smith — MCAK as a Therapeutic Target in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • 12:51 pm — Alicia Wei — Implantable Optical Biosensor for Monitoring Breast Cancer Treatment

Neuroscience #3

  • 12:30 pm — Leanne Nieforth — PTSD Service Dogs Foster Resilience Among Military Families
  • 12:37 pm — Benjamin Rajewski — Polymorph-specific Proteomimetic Model Systems and Inhibitors of Disease-associated Tau Assembly
  • 12:44 pm — Jared Smith — Mild TBI-induced changes in peripheral innate immune cell populations across time
  • 12:51 pm — Emily Iannopollo — Patterns of Atrophy in Alzheimer’s Disease Subtypes

Neuroscience #4

  • 12:30 pm — Nicole Gavin — The Relationship Between Family Caregivers’ Anticipatory Grief and Severity of Dementia
  • 12:37 pm — Dominique Ketsoglou — Passage Number Impacts the Heterogeneity of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neuron Cultures
  • 12:44 pm — Taylor Luster — Responses to Hemorrhagic Shock in Blunt Trauma Patients
  • 12:51 pm — Amrit Parihar — Instability in Patients with Lumbar Spine Disease or Fusion Undergoing Posterior Approach vs. Lateral Approach Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
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