Two awards funded:

  • The Importance of Gut Flora Diversity in Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection via Fecal Microbial Transplant (May 2015)-$5,000
    • Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc Assistant Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    • John Haydek, Medical Student
  • Decreasing Computed Tomography Scan Use for Children with Appendicitis Through lmproved Ultrasound Reporting (April 2015)-$5,000
    • Mehul Raval, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Surgery
    • Kristin Partain, Medical Student
  • Characterization of PD-1 and MHC1 Expression Using Immunohistochemistry and an Automated Image Analysis Technique in Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma (May 2015)-$5,000
    • Viraj Master, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Urology
    • Rishi Sekar, Medical Student

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World-renowned Primatologist Lays Groundwork for Remedying Conflict & Medical Error in the Operating Room with CTSA Pilot Grant

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