2011 Medical Student Research Scholars

Teva Neuroscience
Oscar Jim Michael Coppes
Dr. Jacqueline T. Bernard
Effect of natalizumab on cognition and neurodegeneration in Multiple Sclerosis
Christopher Robert Dobson
Dr. Paula Dore-Duffy
Loss of Metabolic homeostasis in the brain of patients with multiple sclerosis
Jimmy Huynh
Dr. Patrizia Casaccia
Defining a DNA methylation landscape in the brain of Multiple Sclerosis patients
Muneera Nasser
Dr. Mirela Cerghet
Vitamin D Status in African-American patients with Multiple Sclerosis.  Is there any association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level, relapse rate and active disease on MRI?
Joseph Ostroff
Dr. Barbara Teter
Clinical and Demographic Variables Associated with Subjective and Objective Measures of Loneliness in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Christopher Perrone
Dr. Carolina Ionette
Epigenetics in Multiple Sclerosis
Christopher van Belle
Dr. Christian von Budingen
Antigen-identification of Autoantibodies Produced by Plasma Cells in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Natakki Waldon
Dr. Robert Lisak &
Dr. Joyce A. Benjamins
Regulation of Decay Accelerating Factor in CNS glial cells and PNS Schwann cells in response to Th1, M/M and Th2 cytokines and cyclic AMP
Shirley Wang
Dr. Lilyana Amezcua
Disparity in Headache Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis: Socioeconomic and Cultural Factors Affecting Management
Ashley Xu
Dr. David Tabby
Investigation of clock-drawing as a tool in multiple sclerosis diagnosis – A study of correlation
Biogen Idec
Kyle C. Kern
Dr. Nancy Sicotte
The hippocampal-thalamic circuit and memory impairment in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc – Steven Schwid, MD Memorial Research Scholarship
Morgan Boes
Dr. Robert Motl
Dual Task Mobility Parameters as factors of Falls Risk in person with Multiple Sclerosis
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals – Halper Research Scholarship
Jenny Feng
Dr. Robert Naismith
Tracking Neurodegeneration from Acute MS Lesions
Pouya Khankhanian
Dr. Jorge Oksenberg
Discovering Ancestry-Specific Genes in Multiple Sclerosis
Stephen Schaaf
Dr. Michael Racke
Effect of Dimethyl Fumarate on Macrophages and Neuroprotection in the Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE) Model
Inserra Family
Thomas Powell
Dr. John Lindsey
Quantification and Identification of Epstein-Barr Virus Antigens in the CSF of MS Patien
FCMSC Robert P. Lisak, MD Research Scholarship
Lauren Sham
Dr. Brenda Banwell
Characterization of Immune Cell Activation and its relation to Vitamin D Status in Children with Multiple Sclerosis