2018 Alumni

2018

Trainee Research Mentor(s) Abstract Title

 

Thea Benally
Diné
(University of New Mexico)

Katsu Funai, Ph.D.
Patrick Farrara (Co-Mentor)

The Effects of Exercise Training on Skeletal Muscle Energy Efficiency

 

Tristin Bullshoe
Blackfeet
(Univ. of Montana – Western)

Kalani Raphael, MD, MS Effect of Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) on Kidney Injury Markers in Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD)

 

Kimberly Chapman-Natewa
Zuni Pueblo
(University of New Mexico)

Owen Chan, Ph.D.
Eliane de Santana (Co-Mentor)

Effects of Astrocytic Glutamate Oxidation on Glycogenolytic Activity in Response to Hypoglycemia

 

Morgan Farley
Diné
(Univ. of Arizona)

Angela Fagerlin, Ph.D.

Predictors of Participants Who Bring a Care Partner to a Diabetes Education Program

 

River Gunville
Cheyenne River Sioux
(Creighton University)

Marcus Pezzolesi, Ph.D.
Hunter Wright (Co-Mentor)

Using Next Generation Sequencing to Understand the Genetic Basis of Chronic Kidney Disease

 

Aspen Johnson
White Mountain Apache
(University of New Mexico)

Anandh Velayutham, Ph.D.

Dietary strawberry ameliorates vascular inflammation in diabetic db/db mice possibly through a nuclear factor-κB mediated mechanism

 

Matthew Lassey
Mescalero Apache & Pima
(University of New Mexico)

Anne Blaschke, MD, PhD, FAAP, FPIDS, FIDSA
Hillary Crandall (Co-Mentor)

Allelic Variation in fibronectin binding protein B (fnbB) of Staphylococcus aureus Causing Osteomyelitis

 

Licia Lopez
Tunica-Biloxi
(Univ. of Kentucky)

Isaac Hall, MD, MS

Right-Sided Kidney Transplants Are Associated With Early Graft Failure in the Setting of Delayed Graft Function

 

Oriana Lopez
Tohono O’odham
(Univ. of Arizona)

Marin McMahon, Ph.D.
Kali Dale (Co-Mentor)

The Role of Integrin β3 In The Progression of Metastatic Cancer

 

Tyrell Natewa
Zuni Pueblo
(University of New Mexico)

William Holland, Ph.D.
Bhagirath Chaurasia (Co-Mentor)

Regulation of FGF13 by ceramides and its role in development of obesity

 

Graciela Olivas
Diné
(Univ. of Arizona)

Mary Beth Scholand, MD
Silvia E. Smith (Co-Mentor)

A Study of Depression in a University of Utah Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Cohort

 

Brent Riley
Pueblo of Laguna
(University of New Mexico)

Simon Fisher, MD, Ph.D.
Adriana Vieira de Abreu (Co-Mentor)

Treatment of Hypoglycemia Unawareness in Type 1 Diabetes with Tricyclic Antidepressants

 

Benjamin Ringham
Ho-Chunk
(Univ. of Wisconsin – LaCrosse)

Lisa Joss-Moore, Ph.D.
W. Haimei (Co-Mentor)

Postnatal Growth Restrction Causes Sex-Dependent Changes iun Elastic Fiber Density in the Rat Lung

 

Taylor Russell
Diné
(University of Utah)

Nicole Mihalopoulos, MD, MPH

Gender Perceptions of Patients In An Adolescent Medicine Clinic

 

Carmelita Shouldis
Sicangu Lakota of Rosebud(Univ. of South Dakota)

Bryan Gibson, DPT, Ph.D.

Effects of Virtual Reality on Motivation for Health Behaviors among Individuals at Risk for Prediabetes

 

Daryan Singer
Diné
(Univ. of Arizona)

Michael Deans, Ph.D.

Auditory Hair Cell Orientation and Planar Cell Polarity

 

Mica Sloan
Diné
(University of Utah)

Danny Chou, Ph.D.
Jason Nogueira (Co-Mentor)

Treating Type I Diabetes Through Novel Monomeric, Hepatocyte Targeting, Insulin Analog

 

Elisha Sneddy
Diné
(University of New Mexico)

Deanna Kepka, Ph.D., MPH
Djin L. Tay (Co-Mentor)

Accessing HPV vaccination knowledge among native American communities

 

Tarlynn Tone-Pah-Hote
Kiowa
(Univ. of Minnesota – Morris)

Joe Yost, Ph.D.
Maria de los Angie Serrano (Co-Mentor)

Roles of kmt2d in Zebrafish Heart Development

 

Tahno Warren
Diné
(San Juan College)

Scott Summers, Ph.D.
Trevor Tippetts (Co-Mentor)

A Role for Ceramides in Vascular Function

 

Lisa Wilson
Diné
(University of Utah)

Lisa Giles, MD

Examining Parent and Child Measures in the context of a Multi-Disciplinary Headache Clinic Visit

 

Samira Rosenthal
White Earth Ojibwe
(Univ. of Minnesota – Morris)

Josh Bonkowsky, MD, Ph.D
Briana C. Fresher (Co-Mentor)

Drug Screening for Potential Treatments Using a Zebrafish Disease Model

 

Leonard Almero
Potawatomi
(Univ. of California – San Diego)

Dipayan Chaudhuri, MD, Ph.D.
Salah Sommakia (Co-Mentor)

Does inhibiting the assembly of one mitochondrial electron transport chain complex affect the activity of the other three?