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Three Duke Researchers Present Recent Findings

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Congratulations to three Duke Surgery researchers chosen to present abstracts at recent and upcoming events. All the researchers work on a team directed by Dawn Bowles, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences.

Michael J. Watson, Duke Heart Repository Manager, presented his abstract titled “Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Is Heterologously Expressed in Human Heart,” at this year’s Experimental Biology, an annual meeting of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, in April.

Thoracic surgery resident Muath Bishawi, MD, MPH, will have a poster presentation of his abstract titled, “Wide Spread Adenoviral Vector Delivery to a Cardiac Allograft Utilizing an Ex Vivo Perfusion Storage Strategy,” at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy’s 21st Annual Meeting in Chicago, May 16–19.

Zachary Brown, Surgical Sciences Research Technician, will present his abstract titled, “The ‘mouse PAD’: A Device to Enhance Rodent Tissue Biobanking,” in the Innovative Technologies session at this year’s International Society for Biological & Environmental Repositories Annual Meeting & Exhibits, scheduled for May 20–24, in Dallas.