M. Judah Folkman Memorial Award Recipients

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2017

Best Podium Presentation - Basic Science
Patrick McGovern, MD
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
"Neuroprotection and Development in Extremely Premature Lambs Supported on the Extracorporeal Environment for Neonatal Development (Extend) Device"

Best Podium Presentation - Clinical Science
Brenna Sullivan Fullerton, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
"Severe Neurodevelopmental Disability and Healthcare Needs Among Survivors of Medical and Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis - a Prospective Cohort Study"

2016

Best Podium Presentation – Basic Science
Megan Berger, MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
"Outcomes Of Total Pancreatectomy And Islet Autotransplantation In Young Children"

Best Podium Presentation – Clinical Science
Simone Langness, MD
UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
"Low D-Dimer Predicts The Absence Of Intracranial Hemorrhage In Pediatric Blunt Head Trauma"


2015

Best Podium Presentation – Basic Science
Baddr A. Shakhsheer, MD
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Chicago, IL
"Host and Bacterial Factors Cooperatively Disrupt Healing of Intestinal Anastomoses"

Best Podium Presentation – Clinical Science
Barrett P. Cromeens, DO, PhD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
"Implementation of a Pediatric Surgical Quality Improvement (QI)-Directed M&M Conference"

2014

Best Podium Presentation – Basic Science
Connie H. Keung, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
"Propranolol as a Novel Therapy for Lymphatic Malformations"

Best Podium Presentation – Clinical Science
Blair A. Wormer, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
"Home Intravenous Versus Oral Antibiotics Following Appendectomy for Perforated Appendicitis, a Randomized Controlled Trial"

2013

Best Podium Presentation – Basic Science
Eric Girard, MD
Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT
"Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells in a Bioengineered Scaffold: a New Frontier In Patient Specific Therapy for Premature Lung Disease"

Best Podium Presentation - Clinical Science
Ryan P. Cauley, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
"Higher Costs Charges and Resource Utilization do not Affect Survival in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia"

2012

Best Podium Presentation
Amar Nijagal, MD
"Fetal Intervention Triggers the Activation of Paternal Antigen-Specific Maternal T Cells"

Best Poster Presentation
Eric J. Stanelle, MD
"Pediatric Synovial Sarcoma: Prognostic Factors, Management of Pulmonary Metastasis, and Survival Outcomes"

2011

Best Podium Presentation
Amar Nijagal, MD
"The Maternal Adaptive Immune Response Against Paternal Antigens Incites Fetal Demise After Fetal Intervention"

Best Poster Presentation
Barrie Rich, MD
"Predictors of Survival in Childhood and Adolescent Cutaneous Melanoma"

2010

Best Podium Presentation
Mehul V. Raval, MD
"Pediatric ACS NSQIP: Feasibility of a Novel Prospective Assessment of Surgical Outcomes - a Phase I Report"

Best Poster Presentation
Allison L. Speer, MD
"Tissue-Engineered Esophagus is a Versatile In Vivo Mouse Model with Intact Architecture"

2009

Best Podium Presentation
Eric Jelin, MD
"Effects of Notch4 On Lung Vascular Remodeling"

Best Poster Presentation
Laura A. Boomer, MD
"Cholangiocyte Apoptosis During Lamprey Metamorphosis"

2008

Best Podium Presentation
Emily T. Durkin, MD
"The Ontongeny of Human Fetal NK Cell Allorecognition: A Potential Barrier to In Utero Transplantation"

Best Poster Presentation
Henry L. Chang, MD
"In Vivo Metastatic/Invasion Assay to Identify Cancer Stem Cells and their Markers"