The Career Opportunities in Physiology Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the Excellence in Professional Student (MD or DO) Research Travel Awards for the Experimental Biology meeting:

The American Physiological Society
2017 Excellence in Professional Student Research Travel Awardees



Abstract Title

Scott Blaszak

Medical College of Wisconsin

Coronary Artery Disease Associated Correlation with Decreased Electron Transport Chain Complex Activity

Spencer Cushen

University of North Texas Health Science Center

L¬≠sulforaphane  Decreased  Contractile  Response  in  Mesenteric  Arteries  in  A  Rat  Model  of Gestational Hypertension

Edward Dent

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Endothelin receptor type B (ETB)-deficient pregnant rats have exaggerated placental ischemia-induced hypertension

Xavier Glover

Medical College Of Wisconsin

Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid Analog Attenuates Cisplatin Nephrotoxicity

Cameron Kortes

Central Michigan University

The effects of five clinically relevant narcotic drugs on the generation of spontaneous augmented (sigh) breaths

Renjith Maracheril

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

Acute Triiodothyronine (T3) Administration Improves Vascular Function in Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats

Carlee Oakley

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

The Uremic Metabolite, Trimethylamine-N-Oxide (TMAO), Directly Alters Cardiac Contractile Function

Lindsey Rinker

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Is Heart Failure a Coronary Microvascular Disease?

Anjali Saripalli

University of Michigan

Active shortening protects against stretch-induced force deficits in
human skeletal muscle

Benjamin Stivers

Indiana University School of Medicine

Diabetes Exacerbates Coronary Atherosclerosis in Ossabaw Miniature Swine with Metabolic Syndrome


For a list of all past awardees, see the Excel spreadsheet below.


Past Awardees (XLS)

APS Excellence in Professional Student Research Travel Awardees