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Program
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Introduction and Welcome
9:10 AM 1. Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated DSS Colitis by Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase
Rizwan Ahmed, Konstantinos P. Economopoulos, Jaime De Calisto, Sayeda N. Alam, Omeed Moaven, Madhury Ray, Kanakaraju Kaliannan, Sulaiman R. Hamarneh, Nur Mohammad, Soumik Barua, Atri Raychowdhury, Mohamed Mussa M. Rafat, Atul K. Bhan, J. Rodrigo Mora Madhu S. Malo and Richard A. Hodin
Department of Surgery and Gastroentrology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
9:20 AM 2. Statin Therapy In Diabetic Rats Attenuates Myocardial Dysfunction Via a Skp2/p27 Pathway After Myocardial Infarction
Mandip Joshi, MD, Mahesh Thirunavukkarasu, PhD, Vaithinathan Selvaraju, PhD, Nilanjana Maulik, PhD, Juan A. Sanchez, MD, FACS
University of Connecticut, Department of Surgery, Farmington, CT
9:30 AM 3. Early Transcriptional Regulation of the Hepatic Acute Phase Response is Related to Mortality in the Murine Cecal Ligation and Puncture Model
Alan C. Sherburne MD, Kendra N. Iskander MD, Zhongyan Wang MD, Suresh Agarwal MD, Daniel G. Remick MD, Peter A. Burke MD
Boston University Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Boston, MA
9:40 AM 4. Reversing the Immunosuppressive Effects of Liver Regulatory T Cells While Maintaining Their Anti-Inflammatory Properties by Blocking Programmed Death-1 in a Murine Model of Obstructive Jaundice
Lauren A. Licata1, Cang T Nguyen BS1, Rachel A Burga BS1, Seema Naheed MD1, Xiaofei Wang MD1, Liu J Wang MD1, Alfred Ayala, PhD MS2, Richard P Junghans MD, PhD1,3, N. Joseph Espat MD,MS1,3, Steven C Katz MD1,3
1Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence RI; 2Brown University School of Medicine, Providence RI; 3Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
9:50 AM 5. A Practical Prenatal Source of Autologous Neural Progenitor Cells for the Treatment of Spina Bifida
Elliot C. Pennington, MD, Christopher G Turner, MD, MPH, Justin D Klein, MD, Junmei Wang, PhD, Devang Thakor, PhD, Darcy Benedict, BA, Azra Ahmed, BS, Yang D Teng, MD, PhD, Dario O Fauza, MD
Children's Hospital Boston, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
10:00 AM 6. Silencing Prolyl Hydroxylase-3 (PHD-3) Improves Blood Perfusion In a Murine Hind-Limb Ischemia Model
Muhammad Rishi, MD, Mahesh Thirunavukkarasu, Ph.D., Vaithinathan Selvaraju, Ph.D, Juan A. Sanchez, MD, FACS, Nilanjana Maulik, Ph.D
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
10:10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM 7. Prenatal Tracheal Reconstruction with a Hybrid aMSC-Engineered Construct Derived from Decellularized Airway
Fabienne L Gray, MD, Christopher G Turner, MD, MPH, Azra Ahmed, BS, Catherine E Calvert, BS, David Zurakowski, PhD, Dario O Fauza, MD
Children's Hospital Boston, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
10:40 AM 8. VEGF-A Simultaneously Inhibits Eph-B4 Expression And Stimulates Dll-4 Expression In Adult Endothelial Cells
Chenzi Yang, MD1,2, Yuanyuan Guo, MD1,2, Caroline C. Jadlowiec, MD1, Clinton Protack, MD1, Michael J. Collins, MD1, Chang Shu, MD, PhD2, Alan Dardik, MD, PhD1
1Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 2The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China.
10:50 AM 9. Detoxification of the Virulence Factor Lipoteichoic Acid
Madhury Ray, Omeed Moaven, Sayeda N. Alam, Rizwan Ahmed, Kanakaraju Kaliannan, Sulaiman R. Hamarneh, Nur Mohammad, Konstantinos P. Economopoulos, Mussa M. Rafat Mohamed, Madhu S. Malo, Richard A. Hodin
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Boston, MA
11:00 AM 10. EphB4 Mediated Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Activation Regulates Vein Graft Adaptation
Michael J. Collins MD, Akihito Muto MD PhD, Amanda Feigel MD, Clinton D. Protack MD, Caroline C. Jadlowiec MD, David Yuh MD, Alan Dardik MD PhD
Yale University, Department of Surgery, New Haven, CT
11:10 AM 11. A Novel Function of Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase As An Endogenous Prebiotic
Omeed Moaven, Sayeda N. Alam, Konstantinos P. Economopoulos, Madhury Ray, Kanakaraju Kalliannan, Rizwan Ahmed, Sulaiman R. Hamarneh, Mohamed Mussa M. Rafat, Angela K. Moss, Nur Muhammad, Elizabeth L. Hohmann, Madhu S. Malo, Richard A. Hodin.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
11:20 AM 12. Pterostilbene Ameliorates TNF-? Induced Pancreatitis In Vitro
Denise McCormack MD, Debbie McDonald BS, David McFadden MD
University of Vermont Department of Surgery, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
11:30 AM 13. Loss of EphB4 Mediates Venous Endothelial Cell Activation
Caroline C. Jadlowiec MD, Amanda Feigel MD, Chenzi Yang MD, Clinton D. Protack MD, Michael J. Collins MD, Alan Dardik MD, PhD
Yale University, Department of Vascular Surgery, New Haven, CT
11:40 AM 14. Intramyocardial Gene Therapy with Adeno beta-Catenin Preserves Cardiac Function by Increased Angiogenesis and Cell Survival in type I diabetic rat
Sumanth Channapatna Suresh, MD, Mahesh Thirunavukarasu, Ph.D., Vaithinathan Selvaraju, Ph.D., Nilanjana Maulik, Ph.D, FAHA., Juan A. Sanchez, MD, FACS
University of Connecticut, Department of Surgery, Farmington, CT
11:50 - 12:50 PM Lunch
12:50 PM 15. Graduating Surgical Resident Confidence: Insights into Residency Training Environment
Annabelle L. Fonseca, MD1, Vikram Reddy, MD, PhD2, Walter E. Longo, MD2, Richard J. Gusberg, MD2
1Yale New Haven Hospital, Department of Surgery, New Haven, CT; 2Yale University, Department of Surgery, New Haven, CT
1:00 PM 16. A National Survey of Surgical Residents’ Perception of 2011 ACGME Duty Hours Regulations
Brian C. Drolet, MD, Suma Sangisetty, MD
Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Surgery, Providence, RI
1:10 PM 17. Neonates with Short Bowel Syndrome: An Optimistic Future for Parenteral Nutrition Independence
Erica M. Fallon, MD, Deepika Nehra, MD, Paul D. Mitchell, MS, Alexis K. Potemkin, RN, BSN, Alison A. O’Loughlin, BA, MEd, Elizabeth M. Robinson, BA, Kathleen M. Gura, PharmD, Mark Puder, MD, PhD
Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1:20 PM 18. Incidence of Resistant Infections in the Surgical ICU: the Impact of Responding to Acinetobacter Outbreaks
Sudha Jayaraman, M. Klompas, M. Bascom, X. Liu, R. Askari, S.O. Rogers
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
1:30 - 2:30 PM Keynote Speaker: Peter Deckers, MD
2:30 PM 19. Internal Hernia After Laparoscopic Antecolic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Mazen R Al-Mansour, MD1, James M. Canoy MD2, John Romanelli MD1, Jay Kuhn MD1
1Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 2Baystate Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Springfield, MA
2:40 PM 20. Bowel Re-dilation following Serial Transverse Enteroplasty (STEP)
KuangHorng-Jamie Kang, Ivan M. Gutierrez, David Zurakowski, Stephanie DiPerna, Carlo Buonomo, Heung Bae Kim, Tom Jaksic
Children's Hospital Boston, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
2:50 PM 21. Surgical Management of Pediatric Adhesive Bowel Obstruction
Justin Lee, David B Tashjian, Kevin P Moriarty
St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA
3:00 PM 22. Reactive Placement of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy is Associated with Higher Morbidity in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC) Patients
Glenn Hall, M.D1, Afrin Nuzhad1, Guilherme Rabinowits M.D.1,2, Vihas Patel, M.D1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; 2Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
3:10 PM 23. Surgical Intervention for Fecal Soiling and Constipation in Children
Lori DeFreest, MD, PhD, Janeen Rissacher, PA, Christine Whyte, MD
Albany Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Albany, NY
3:25 PM Awards

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