Medical Student Wins Research Award
Published June 2003
Jason H. Bell, PhD, second year medical student at the
UC College of Medicine, recently traveled to Galveston, TX for the 44th
Annual National Student Research Forum sponsored by the American
Medical Association Educational Foundation at the University of Texas
Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Bell was sent to represent the College
of Medicine for the research awards he won at the Medical Student
Summer Research Program in 2002.
Dr. Bell submitted his research, titled "Calpain
Inhibition Reduces Ischemia-Reperfusion Induced Pulmonary Hypertension
and Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction by Decreasing Endothelin-1 in
Neonates," along with 94 other manuscripts and was chosen as one of six
finalists to present at the meeting in Galveston. Dr. Bell was
presented with the Surgery Award for his research.