The 2021 Research Day Poster Awards from 23rd Annual ACCM Research Day have been announced. This event has been lauded for the tremendous breadth and depth of research that it represents. We were very pleased with the participation in this year’s virtual Research Day and hope to maintain high levels of enthusiasm next year.

23rd Annual ACCM Research Day

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

2021 Research Day Poster Awards

Prizes were awarded for best Research Day presentation in each category.

Category Presenter Poster Title
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary-1 Huilei “Ivy” Wang The effect of factor Xa processing of lysyl oxidase like 2 on substrate specificity and activity
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary-2



Netanya Schlamowitz Human resistin regulates vascular cell stemness in pulmonary hypertension
Bulouere Wodu Sex differences in vascular stiffening with age
Critical Care Alexander S. Kim Association of perioperative concentrations of neurofilament light and delirium before and after cardiac surgery
Neuroscience-1 Jieru Wan Functional and molecular MRI assessment of neuroprotection with the soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor TPPU after traumatic brain injury
Neuroscience-2 Swati Agarwal Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the effects of neonatal isoflurane anesthesia or disruption of synaptic PDZ domain-mediated protein interactions in mice
Pediatrics John Kim Dendrimer-N-acetyl cysteine prevents neurobehavioral defects in a pediatric rabbit model of tuberculous meningitis
Quality and Safety Janet Adegboye Prolonged blood storage and risk of post-transfusion acute kidney injury
Education and Health Disparities Jessica LaRosa Evaluation of a simulation curriculum to improve frequency and safety of nursing-led early physical rehabilitation of critically ill children
Immunology and Inflammation



Qing Lin Resistin drives lung inflammation in COVID-19
Mara A. Serbanescu

Exploring the effects of isoflurane + oxygen versus oxygen alone on the gut microbiome: Maybe don’t blame anesthesia

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, December 8
3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Poster session via Zoom

Thursday, December 9
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Grand Rounds

Translating Knowledge to Action in Pediatric TBI: The PEGASUS Program
Monica S. Vavilala, MD
Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Please contact Claire Levine at [email protected], Dr. Kate Rosenblatt at [email protected], or Dr. Caitlin O’Brien at [email protected] for questions.