|Overheard at MUSC
The Department of Medicine held its 5th Annual Research Day Dec. 9 at
the Harper Student Center Gymnasium. A total of 83 students, clinicians
and researchers participated in one of six categories—graduate student,
medical student, postdoctoral basic science, clinical fellow, clinical
junior faculty and basic junior faculty.
The participants represented a 33 percent increase in participation
from last year. The divisions of infectious diseases and rheumatology
were recognized with the department award for achieving the highest
percentage of overall division participation. Each participant received
funds to support the professional development of junior researchers.
Winners received a $1,000 travel award for professional development.
Thanks goes to the judges and to the S.C. Clinical and Translational
Research Institute’s Success Center for making the event a success.
“Department of Medicine Research Day is now an annual tradition for
displaying, highlighting, sharing, and celebrating the research
activities in the Department. Research Day 2010 was a success,” said
Gary Gilkeson, M.D., vice chairman for research, professor, Division of
“We look forward with great anticipation to Research Day in December
Haycraft and Patrick Nasarre
Basic Junior Faculty: Courtney Haycraft, Ph.D., Nephrology, and Patrick
Nasarre, Ph.D., Hematology/Oncology
Graduate Student: Denise Kimbrough, Cardiology
Clinical Fellow: Takamitsu Saigusa, M.D., Nephrology Medical Student:
Krupa Desai, College of Medicine, third-year
Dr. Benjamin Neely
Postdoctoral Basic Science: Benjamin Neely, Ph.D., Nephrology
Clinical Junior Faculty: Ashley Miller, R.N., Hematology/ Oncology
Friday, Dec. 24, 2010