Past Research Workshop Travel Award Winners

Amanda Tran, MD, Medical Student, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States. Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, United States.
Abstract Title: Prevalence and characteristics of disaccharidase deficiencies among pediatric patients

Zijian Li, MD, Medical Student, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
Abstract Title: THE SUPPLYMENT OF Ω3 POLYUNSATURATEDFATTY ACIDS ATTENUATES OBESITY-INDUCED INFLAMMATION AND ALTERS GUT MICROBIOTA IN HIGH FAT DIET-FED MICE

Adam Kuchnia, MS, RD, Graduate Research Assistant, Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Abstract Title: Phase Angle and Impedance Ratio: Bioimpedance Spectroscopy-Generated Reference Cut-points from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV and V.

Michael Paris, Master of Science Student Kinesiology,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
Abstract Title: VALIDation of bedside Ultrasound of Muscle layer thickness of the quadriceps in the critically ill patient (VALIDUM study): preliminary results. 

Yada Treesukosol, MS, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Short-term Calorically-dense Diet Exposure Alters Chorda Tympani and Plasma Insulin, but Not Unconditioned Lick Responses to Sucrose

Brenten Popiel, BS, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL
Abstract Title:
Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection Rates in Advanced Oncology Patients on Home Parenteral Nutrition: Impact of a Standardized Catheter Care Protocol
Abstract Title: Outcomes of Systematic Nutritional Assessment and Medical Nutrition Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer

Martine Sealy BSc., Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, Netherlands
Abstract Title:
Cross-cultural Adaptation of the Dutch Version of the Scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment 

Katie Redman, B.S., James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, FL
Abstract Title:
Identifying Predictors for Enteral Nutrition in Patients Undergoing Chemoradiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer