2015 Pathology and Laboratory Research Day Winners


The Chair's Award for Best Clinical Science Presentation by a Resident

2015 Awardee: Dr. Matthew Cecchini

Presentation: Loss of the Retinoblastoma Tumor Suppressor Leads to Improved Outcome in Patients with Lung Adenocarcinoma

The Best Clinical Science Poster Presentation by a Resident

2015 Awardee: Dr. Matthew Kubica

Presentation: Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma Mimicking an Upper Gastrointestinal Polyp

The M. Daria Haust Award Best Basic Science Presentation by a Graduate Student

This award is given in recognition of Dr. M. Daria Haust’s many achievements in the Department of Pathology at Western and LHSC

2015 Awardee: Milica Krstic

Presentation: The role of transcriptional regulator TBX3 in early breast cancer progression

Best Basic Science Poster Presentation by a Graduate Student

2015 Awardee: Meghan Piccinin

Presentation: Diabetic Marrow Adipogenesis Alters Composition of Stem Cell Niche and Impairs CD133-positive Stem Cell Survival

Best Basic/Clinical Science Collaborative Poster Presentation

2015 Awardee: Yadira Tejeda Saldana

Presentation: Variable Region Sequencing of a Monoclonal Antibody Against Escherichia coli O157.

Master of Clinical Science-Pathologists' Assistant Graduate Research Award

2015 Awardee: Lei Gong

Presentation: Intra-departmental quality assurance program for pathologists’ assistants in surgical pathology

2015 Awardee:
Andrew Zhang

Presentation: Is Perineural Invasion in Prostatic Core Biopsies Prognostically Significant?

Best Undergraduate Basic Science Poster

2015 Awardee: Edmund Yim

Presentation: Effects of the Western diet and IUGR on Glucose Homeostasis

The Cameron Wallace Graduate Student Award in Pathology

This award recognizes a graduate student's achievement in both Pathology Research and course work. This award is given in recognition of Dr. Cameron Wallace who was the head of the Department of Pathology from 1965 - 1974.

2015 Awardee: Jina Kum