The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation logo for print

6359 Tribute Lane
Dora, AL 35062


Phone: 205-648-8429
Cell: 205-566-6090

Contact Us
Join Now
shadow

Nathan Solomon & Irene Oransky-Solomon Medical Student Research Awards

Two awards ($1,000 and $750) are offered to recognize and encourage excellence in investigation by medical students during research training.

Eligibility: Medical Students or Combined MD/PhD Students who are in research training or were in research training as of June 2022 are eligible. The applicant must be the first author of the abstract submitted in competition for the awards and plan to present the paper during the scientific sessions of the Southern Regional Meetings. Please note that it is not necessary for the senior author to be a member of SSCI. Applicants for this award are encouraged to apply for the SAFMR/SSCI Student Award as well.

For consideration of this award, the abstract has to suggest:

  1. investigator-initiated
  2. hypothesis-driven basic, clinical or behavioral research
  3. conducted in a mode of discovery
  4. whose study design, findings and conclusions satisfied the proposed hypothesis
  5. findings have or will have the potential to advance the practice of medicine.

2022 Nathan Solomon & Irene Oransky-Solomon Medical Student Awards


Daniel Irelan, University of South Alabama College of Medicine

First Place
Daniel Irelan, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
"Pan- Or Subtype-Selective Phosphodiesterase-4 Inactivation Reduces Obesity And Improves Glucose Handling In Mice"

Kei Takigawa, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Second Place
Kei Takigawa, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
"Histopathological Analysis Of Interstitial Cells Of Cajal And Neuromuscular Bundles In Pyloric Smooth Muscle In Patients With Refractory Gastroparesis Versus Control"


Past Nathan Solomon & Irene Oransky-Solomon Medical Student Research Award Recipients

2021

  • First Place - Jacob Pruett, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibition Attenuates the Intrarenal Renin-Angiotensin System in a Rat Model of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Second Place - Herman Odens, Jr., The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
    The Suppression of Collagen Induced Arthritis Using Collagen with Post-Translational Modifications

2020

  • First Place - Increased Viral Markers Correlate with Decreased Insulin Secretion
    C Max, GB Nelson, N Lenchik, T Rodriguez-Calvo, P Apaloaza, D Balcacean and I Gerling, Memphis, TN; Munchen, Germany. University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Second Place - Mechanisms of Immune Evasion in Chemotherapy Induced Senescent Breast Cancer Cells.
    A Shahbandi and JG Jackson, New Orleans, LA. Tulane University School of Medicine

2019

  • First Place - Examining The Effect of a Cyclic Peptide Cxcr4 Antagonist, Ly2510924, in an Orthotopic Xenograft Mice Model on Colorectal Cancer Tumor Growth and Metastasis
    R Ahmad, D Levine, L Hellmers, G Maresh, R Moret, X Zhang, L Li and D Margolin, Brisbane, Australia; New Orleans, LA. University of Queensland School of Medicine
  • Second Place - Metformin Increases Survival in T2dm Patients with Pancreatic Cancer and Lymphoma
    A Vacheron, A Wynn, J Zuber and S Solomon, Memphis, TN. University of Tennessee Health Science Center VA Medical Center Memphis

Related Information

ruler

The SSCI Thanks Its Sponsors

  • Elsevier sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
  •