Past Students

Meet the former students of the Summer Medical Student Respiratory Research Fellowship (SMURRF) and learn about their experiences.

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Jessica Backstrom. Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  John P. Clancy, MD

Title: Disruption of adenosine regulation of wildtype and Corrected F508del cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator by chronic cAMP stimuli

Meera Basu.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 

Mentor:  Louis Muglia, MD, PhD.

Title: Epigenetic Regulation of Human Placental Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Expression by Stress and Birth Timing

Erin Bouquet. Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Anjaparavanda Naren, PhD

Title: Identification of novel tyrosine kinase regulators of mutant cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator

John Etter.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Daniel Grossoehme, DMin

Title: Constructing a theory of health care chaplaincy Intervention and outcomes: a metasynthesis of published Case studies

Erin Jesse.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD

Title: Inhibition of Pim-1 in Non-small Lung Cancer

Stephanie Kerlakian. Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Jason Woods, PhD

Title: Advanced MR-Based Imaging in Cystic Fibrosis

Gregory Lavins.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Theresa Guilbert, MD

Title: Defining Asthma Phenotypes and Effect Treatment by Phenotype in the Cincinnati Children's Asthma Registry

Rahul Prasad.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Raouf Amin, MD

Title: Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics and Virtual Surgery to Improve Obstructive Sleep Apnea Outcomes

Hayden Wong.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor:  Timothy LeCras, PhD

Title: Exposure of neonates to diesel exhaust particles (DEP) Early in life promotes development of asthma later in life via a GM-CSF-dependent mechanism

Yu (Mike) Zhou.Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Mentor: Zackary Cleveland, PhD

Title: Measuring Lung Parenchyma Density in Mouse Models of Lung Disease Using Quantitative MRI

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