Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF) Program for Medical Students
DDCRF Class of 2012-2013
Mentor: Michael Ross, MD, Department of Medicine/Nephrology
Project: Elucidating the Mechanism of Tenofovir-Induced Kidney Injury.
Mentor: Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD, Vishal Gupta, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology
Project: Human Papilloma Virus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer and Smoking History: Effects on Radiation Therapy Outcomes.
Cindy Huaising Ko
Mentor: Bruce Gelb, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology Genetics & Genomic Sciences
Project: LEOPARD Syndrome: Fixing the "Oops" in IPS.
Mentor: Peter Heeger, MD, Department of Medicine/Nephrology
Project: Immunologic Impact of Vitamin D Repletion in Hemodialysis Patients.
Mentor: Sean Morrison, MD, Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Project: Evaluating the Role of Palliative Care in Patients with Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Mentors: David Reich, MD, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Gregory W. Fischer, MD, Depts. of Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jeffrey H. Silverstein, MD, Depts. of Anesthesiology, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine and Surgery
Project: Cerebral Oximetry and Recovery following Thoracic Surgery.
Mentor: Nathan Goldstein, MD, Diane Meier, MD, Dept. of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Project: Comparison of Quality of Care of Palliative Care Unit, Palliative Care Consultation Team and Non-Palliative Care Patients.
Miguel A. Yaport
Mentor: David Reich, MD, Samuel DeMaria, Jr., MD, Department of Anesthesiology
Project: The Effects of Mannitol on Reperfusion Related Injury after Liver Transplantation.
Mentor: Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD, Department of Medicine/Gastroenterology
Project: Evaluation of Fluorescent Deoxyglucose as a Topical Contrast Agent for Detection of Colonic Neoplasia during Confocal Imaging.