TRI’s Inaugural Research Day 2022 on Tuesday drew 125 attendees and included a poster session with 33 poster presenters.
Held at Heifer International Headquarters in Little Rock, the full-day program included two keynote speakers and six presentations from researchers whose work has been supported by TRI.
The posters represented TRI-funded programs including pilot awards, Health Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Awards, NCATS Supplemental Awards, KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Awards, Implementation Science Scholar Awards, Data Science Scholar Awards, Team Science Voucher Awards, and the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program in the Department of Biomedical Informatics.
The poster winners are:
Cody Ashby, Ph.D., M.S., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Department of Biomedical Informatics (Pilot)
Racial Differences in Multiple Myeloma Genomics and Outcome in Rural Populations
Yasir Rahmatallah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Department of Biomedical Informatics (Data Science)
Disease Trajectory Analysis From Electronic Health Record
Melissa Zielinski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry (Pilot)
Incarcerated Pregnant Women in Arkansas: Expanding Foundational Knowledge and Building Research Capacity
Isabelle Racine Miousse, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (KL2)
Dietary Methionine Restriction Improves the Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Nishank Jain, M.D., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine (Data Science) (with assistance from Layth Al-Hindi, medical student)
Event Rates and Risk Factors for Intracranial Bleeds Among Dialysis Patients on P2Y12 Inhibitors
The posters were judged by a who’s who of UAMS research leaders, including College of Medicine Dean Susan Smyth, M.D., Ph.D. Other judges were: Paul Drew, Ph.D., Laura Dunn, M.D., (new chair of the Department of Psychiatry) Bradley Martin, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Richard Owen, M.D., and Jessica Snowden, M.D.