News: College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jan 26 2011

AAA TRAVEL AWARD RECIPIENTS

Diana Teplitsky, OMS-II, and Molly Kelly, OMS-II, each are the recipient of a $250 American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Travel Award for assistance in presenting their research posters entitled “Neuropeptide Y receptor Y2 is involved in morphogenic modulation of VEGF-induced coronary vessel formation” and “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”, respectively, at the AAA annual conference to be held April 9th to April 13th in Washington, DC during the Experimental Biology 2011 meeting.

Diana Teplitsky will also compete as a finalist for the AAA Graduate Student Poster Presentation Award. Representing NYCOM, Diana finds herself in the company of other top students from medical schools such as Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University of Virginia,  University of Saskatchewan to site  a few.

Diana and Molly conducted their research under the supervision of Eduard I. Dedkov, M.D., Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences.

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