The Massapequa Patch highlights NYCOM, faculty and students as part of National Osteopathic Medicine Week.
Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, vice president for health sciences and medical affairs at NYIT’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was highlighted in the article “Old Westbury doctor blazing a policy trail” in Newsday on April 2.
Molly Kelly (OMS-II) and Diana Teplitsky (OMS-II), in a collaboration with their mentor Dr. Eduard I. Dedkov (Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences), presented the research posters entitled “The neuropeptide Y (NPY)-Y receptor and vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP)-VPAC receptor signaling systems are present within the developing coronary vasculature of the avian embryonic heart” and “Neuropeptide Y receptor Y2 is involved in morphogenic modulation of VEGF-induced coronary vessel formation”, respectively, at the Experimental Biology 2011 meeting in Washington, DC (April 9th – April 13th). The meeting abstracts have been published in the FASEB Journal 2010; v. 25: 684.4 and 684.3.
Eduard I. Dedkov, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, served as the Organizer and Chair of American Association of Anatomist Symposium entitled “Sex & Gender-Based Differences in the Cardiovascular System” that took place on April 10 during Experimental Biology 2011 meeting in Washington, DC (April 9 – April 13).
Diana Teplitsky (OMS-II) is the Winner of American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Graduate Student Poster Presentation Award 2011 for her research poster entitled “Neuropeptide Y receptor Y2 is involved in morphogenic modulation of VEGF-induced coronary vessel formation”.
A publication written by members of the NYCOM Neuroscience and Histology department was accepted into the journal of Neuroscience. Silent information regulator 1 mediates hippocampal SIRT1 mediates hippocampal plasticity through presenilin 1. Neuroscience. 179:32-40. Torres G., Dileo J.N., Hallas B.H., Horowitz J.M., Leheste J.R. (2011). Also, Dr. Joerg Leheste participated as a judge in the LI Science Fair. Joerg Leheste, Ph.D. from the Department of Neuroscience and Histology, participated as judge in The Charles Duggan Long Island Science & Engineering Fair held at the Crest Hollow Country Club Woodbury, NY on March 22, 2011. The Long Island Science & Engineering Fair is an extremely successful event that attracts the participation of sixty-three public schools and six private schools involving 500 high school students competing for scholarships, tuition grants, internships and scientific field trip.
College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor Reem Abu-Sbaih, D.O., Professor and Chair of Clinical Sciences Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., Assistant Professor Patricia Kooyman, D.O., and Assistant Professor Michael Terzella, D.O., served on the international judging panel for the Louisa Burns Osteopathic Poster Competition at the American Academy of Osteopathy's annual convocation in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 16-20. Assistant Professor Michael Terzella, D.O. was appointed sub-committee chair for recruitment for the American Academy of Osteopathy’s (AAO) membership committee during the AAO annual convocation in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 16-20. Assistant Professor Sheldon Yao, D.O., was appointed chairman of the American Academy of Osteopathy’s (AAO) membership committee during the AAO annual convocation in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 16-20.
Graduate Student Poster Presentation Award Finalist
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