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24th Annual Surgical Resident and Fellow Research Presentation Day Program

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Basic Science

First Place:

Heparin Impairs Compensatory Lung Growth by Sequestering VEGF into Extracellular Matrix and Reducing Mitogenic Signaling of the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2
Duy T. Dao1, Lorenzo Anez-Bustillos1, Jared Ourieff1, Amy Pan1, Hiroko Kishikawa1, Paul D. Mitchell2, Gillian L. Fell1, Meredith A. Baker1, Hong Chen1, Michael S. Rogers1, Randolph Watnick1, Diane R. Bielenberg1, Mark Puder1
1Vascular Biology Program and Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Clinical Research Center, Biostatistics Core, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Second Place:

Detection of Tumor-Specific Mutations in Plasma DNA: A Potential Biomarker for Monitoring Cancer Treatment Response and Recurrence
Jennifer Jackson, PhD1, Emiko Yamada, BS1, Anders Stahlberg, PhD2, Stefan Filges, PhD2, Paul Krzyzanowski, PhD3, Virginia Litle, MD1, Lincoln Stein, PhD4, Tony Godfrey, PhD1
1Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, 3Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, ON, 4Ontario Institute of Cancer Research, Toronto, ON

Clinical

First Place:

Surgical Management of Gallbladder Cancer: Simple Versus Extended Cholecystectomy and the Role of Adjuvant Therapy
Gyulnara G. Kasumova, MD, Omidreza Tabatabaie, MD, MPH, Mark P. Callery, MD, Andrea Bullock, MD, Ayotunde B. Fadayomi, MBBS, MPH, Sing Chau Ng, MS, Robert Fisher, MD, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Second Place:

Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) Underestimates Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Ascites
Matthew Fleming, MD1, Fangfang Liu, MD2, Yawei Zhang, MD, PhD3, Kevin Y. Pei, MD1
1Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Section of Surgical Outcomes and Epidemiology, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine & Beijing 302 Hospital, Beijing, China, New Haven, CT, 3Section of Surgical Outcomes and Epidemiology, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

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