The Hawaii Chapter Resident Research Competition

The 2007 Resident Research Competition Results

The 2007 Resident Research competition took place at the Hawaii Chapter Summer meeting on August 4, 2007 at the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa. Three papers were presented and are listed in order of placement. Papers were ranked by FACS present at the meeting:

First Place $500 Cash Prize
RNA Interference knockdown of TGF-B2 in human fibroblasts
Jon Robitschek, CPT, MC, Tripler Army Medical Center

Second Place $300 Cash Prize
Vasopressin increases cortisol levels independent of ACTH or catecholamine stimulation in a porcine model of septic shock
Chen-Li Sung, CPT, MC, Tripler Army Medical Center Surgical Residency Program

Third Place, $200 Cash Prize
Thoracoscopic decortication for pediatric parapneumonic effusions: a safe and effective first line therapy
Timothy Plackett, CPT, MC, Tripler Army Medical Center Surgical Residency Program
[abstract not available]

Please explore the many Resident Research pages available on this website. Abstracts for the past 5 years of competition are available.

Previous Resident Research Competitions
Use the hyperlinks below for a summary of previous Resident Research Competitions, including abstracts.