2021 Poster Presentation

Thank you to everyone who submitted a poster for the 2021 Virtual Pediatrics Science Day! If you would like to send a comment to the author, please click on their name above the poster to send them an email.


Poster 1

Altered cellular localization and expression, together with unconventional protein trafficking, of prion protein PrPC in type 1 diabetes’
Presented by Helmut Hiller

Altered cellular localization and expression, together with unconventional protein trafficking, of prion protein PrPC in type 1 diabetes’

Poster 2

Impact of Low-Dose CT Protocol Establishment on Referral Patterns to a Craniofacial Specialist for Evaluation of Abnormal Head Shape
Presented by Alyssa Nielsen

Impact of Low-Dose CT Protocol Establishment on Referral Patterns to a Craniofacial Specialist for Evaluation of Abnormal Head Shape

Poster 3

Healthy Kids Medical-Legal Partnership: Using Lawyers to Improve Patient Care and Addressing Racial Disparities
Presented by Wafaa Ateyah

Healthy Kids Medical-Legal Partnership: Using Lawyers to Improve Patient Care and Addressing Racial Disparities

Poster 4

Improving Failure to Thrive in Infants with Cleft Lip and/or Palate through Early Intervention
Presented by Jessica Ching

Improving Failure to Thrive in Infants with Cleft Lip and/or Palate through Early Intervention

Poster 5

Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Promotes the Homeostatic Proliferation of Regulatory T Cells
Presented by Melanie Shapiro

Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Promotes the Homeostatic Proliferation of Regulatory T Cells

Poster 6

Gastric Electrical Stimulation for Gastroparesis Associated with Dysautonomia and/or Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in Children
Presented by Madison Wnuk

Gastric Electrical Stimulation for Gastroparesis Associated with Dysautonomia and/or Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in Children

Poster 7

Safe Transitions for Tracheostomies (SAFE-T^2)
Presented by Melanie Amador

Safe Transitions for Tracheostomies

Poster 8

Pancreatic Inflammation Implicates Increased Cellular Plasticity in the Pancreatic Ducts in Type 1 Diabetes
Presented by Shweta Kulkarni

Pancreatic Inflammation Implicates Increased Cellular Plasticity in the Pancreatic Ducts in Type 1 Diabetes

Poster 9

Untreated Chronic Diabetes Insipidus and Rapidly Progressive Puberty in a 10-year-old
Presented by Pranshu Bhardwaj

Untreated Chronic Diabetes Insipidus and Rapidly Progressive Puberty in a 10-year-old

Poster 10

Development and evaluation of MotoMeds: A pediatric telemedicine and medication delivery service in Haiti
Presented by Molly Klarman

Development and evaluation of MotoMeds: A pediatric telemedicine and medication delivery service in Haiti

Poster 11

Neonatal Listeria monocytogenes Meningitis
Presented by Giulia Lima

Neonatal Listeria monocytogenes Meningitis

Poster 12

An evaluation of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and care
Presented by Emily Pregmon

An evaluation of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and care

Poster 13

Hemolysis Among Pediatric Patients in Heart Failure Supported by a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
Presented by Emma Powers

Hemolysis Among Pediatric Patients in Heart Failure Supported by a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

Poster 14

Biology of the dopamine transporter on human macrophages
Presented by Phillip Mackie

Biology of the dopamine transporter on human macrophages

Poster 15

Combined Hybrid Procedure and VAD insertion in 9 High-Risk Neonates and Infants with HLHS
Presented by Alexander Mostovych

Combined Hybrid Procedure and VAD insertion in 9 High-Risk Neonates and Infants with HLHS

Poster 16

Adipose Stem Cell Secretome Protective Effect on Rodent Heart and Human iPSC-derived Cardiomyocyte Functional Recovery from Cardioplegic Transport Solution Exposure
Presented by Yuriy Stukov

Adipose Stem Cell Secretome Protective Effect on Rodent Heart and Human iPSC-derived Cardiomyocyte Functional Recovery from Cardioplegic Transport Solution Exposure

Poster 17

A Technique to Control and Stabilize Preservation of the Donor Heart during Transportation: Initial Experience with 24 Consecutive Patients and Strategies for Improvement in the Future
Presented by Yuriy Stukov

"A Technique to Control and Stabilize Preservation of the Donor Heart during Transportation: Initial Experience with 24 Consecutive Patients and Strategies for Improvement in the Future"

Poster 18

Serological Markers of Type 1 Diabetes Progression
Presented by MacKenzie Williams

Serological Markers of Type 1 Diabetes Progression

Poster 19

A selective inhibitor of c-Fos/activator protein-1 inhibits the lytic cycle of Epstein-Barr virus
Presented by Ibukun A Akinyemi

A selective inhibitor of c-Fos/activator protein-1 inhibits the lytic cycle of Epstein-Barr virus

Poster 20

An ancestral retroviral element, Syncytin-1, facilitates the Epstein-Barr virus lytic cascade via PI3K/Akt activation
Presented by Tiffany Frey

An ancestral retroviral element, Syncytin-1, facilitates the Epstein-Barr virus lytic cascade via PI3K/Akt activation

Poster 21

County-Level Analysis of Health Indicators within the UF Health Perinatal Catchment Area
Presented by Claire Layton

County-Level Analysis of Health Indicators within the UF Health Perinatal Catchment Area

Poster 22

Alopecia Areata & Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Case Report
Presented by Alyssa Sanchez Saxton

Alopecia Areata & Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Case Report

Poster 23

Reliability of spot check transcutaneous hemoglobin measurements in the pediatric outpatient setting
Presented by Shae Margulies

Reliability of spot check transcutaneous hemoglobin measurements in the pediatric outpatient setting

Poster 24

Urinary Extracellular vesicles (uEV’s) in Childhood Primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
Presented by Naile Tufan Pekkucuksen

Urinary Extracellular vesicles (uEV’s) in Childhood Primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)

Poster 25

Diversity Training for Pediatric Residents
Presented by Meggan Deveaux

Diversity Training for Pediatric Residents

Poster 26

Indocyanine Green (ICG) assessment of ureteral perfusion during pediatric robotic surgery
Presented by Katelyn Carty

Indocyanine Green (ICG) assessment of ureteral perfusion during pediatric robotic surgery

Poster 27

Secondary pseudo hypoaldosteronism in a 4-month-old boy following UPJ pyeloplasty
Presented by Katelyn Carty

Secondary pseudo hypoaldosteronism in a 4-month-old boy following UPJ pyeloplasty

Poster 28

Congenital Arhinia with SMCHD1 Variant
Presented by Arianne Maya

Congenital Arhinia with SMCHD1 Variant

Poster 29

Psychosocial health of K-12 students engaged in emergency remote education and in-person schooling: A cross-sectional study.
Presented by Daniel Acosta

Psychosocial health of K-12 students engaged in emergency remote education and in-person schooling: A cross-sectional study.

Poster 30

LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE-RESPONSIVE, BEIGE-LIKE ANCHOR PROTEIN (LRBA) deficiency secondary to gene transLOCATION
Presented by Luciana Paim-Marques

LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE-RESPONSIVE, BEIGE-LIKE ANCHOR PROTEIN (LRBA) deficiency secondary to gene transLOCATION

Poster 31

Lipidomic Profiles of Synovial Fluids From Patients with Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Naïve to Treatment.
Presented by Luciana Paim-Marques

Lipidomic Profiles of Synovial Fluids From Patients with Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Naïve to Treatment.

Poster 32

Provision of No-Cost Continuous Glucose Monitors in Pediatric Diabetes Clinic
Presented by Erin Bruney

Provision of No-Cost Continuous Glucose Monitors in Pediatric Diabetes Clinic

Poster 33

A Case of Congenital Rib Fusion with associated Clavicular Pseudarthrosis in a 2-year-old boy
Presented by Michael Bacchus

A Case of Congenital Rib Fusion with associated Clavicular Pseudarthrosis in a 2-year-old boy

Poster 34

Investigating type 1 diabetes pathogenesis with the live pancreas tissue slice platform
Presented by Mollie Huber

Investigating type 1 diabetes pathogenesis with the live pancreas tissue slice platform

Poster 35

Human CD226- T Regulatory Cells Exhibit High Purity and Linage Stability Following Ex Vivo Expansion for Adoptive Cell Therapy
Presented by Matthew Brown

Human CD226- T Regulatory Cells Exhibit High Purity and Linage Stability Following Ex Vivo Expansion for Adoptive Cell Therapy

Poster 36

SARS-CoV-2 viroporin triggers the NLRP3 inflammatory pathway
Presented by huanzhou Xu

SARS-CoV-2 viroporin triggers the NLRP3 inflammatory pathway

Poster 37

Pilot Evaluation of Modes of non-ICU Death in a Pediatric Residency Program and Involvement of Palliative Care
Presented by Zach Barbara

Pilot Evaluation of Modes of non-ICU Death in a Pediatric Residency Program and Involvement of Palliative Care

Poster 38

Disruption of the Signal Regulatory Protein Gamma (SIRPγ) and CD47 Signaling Pathway in CD8+ T cells Results in an Augmented Effector Phenotype
Presented by Robert C. Sharp

Disruption of the Signal Regulatory Protein Gamma (SIRPγ) and CD47 Signaling Pathway in CD8+ T cells Results in an Augmented Effector Phenotype

Poster 39

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 specific IgA in the human milk of COVID-19 vaccinated, lactating healthcare workers
Presented by Vivian Valcarce

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 specific IgA in the human milk of COVID-19 vaccinated, lactating healthcare workers

Poster 40

Persistent atraumatic knee pain in a teenage female with bony protuberance secondary to hook-shaped osteochrondroma
Presented by Adityanarayan Rao

Persistent atraumatic knee pain in a teenage female with bony protuberance secondary to hook-shaped osteochrondroma

Poster 41

Understanding the risk of comorbidities in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome
Presented by Samantha Korn

Understanding the risk of comorbidities in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome

Poster 42

Speaking Up about Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: a Comparison of VPI Surgical Techniques on Speech Outcomes
Presented by Coulter Small

Speaking Up about Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: a Comparison of VPI Surgical Techniques on Speech Outcomes

Poster 43

Can Biomarkers play a role in therapeutic intervention in Mild Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy?
Presented by Pratima Gaulee

Can Biomarkers play a role in therapeutic intervention in Mild Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy?

Poster 44

Synthetic AAV vectors for the potential gene therapy of hemophilia in children
Presented by Jakob Shoti

Synthetic AAV vectors for the potential gene therapy of hemophilia in children

Poster 45

Development of genome-modified generation X single-stranded AAVrh74 vectors with improved transgene expression in primary human skeletal muscle cells
Presented by Jakob Shoti

Development of genome-modified generation X single-stranded AAVrh74 vectors with improved transgene expression in primary human skeletal muscle cells

Poster 46

Development of capsid-modified next generation AAVrh74 vectors with increased transduction efficiency in primary human skeletal muscle cells: Implications in gene therapy of muscular dystrophies
Presented by Keyun Qing

Development of capsid-modified next generation AAVrh74 vectors with increased transducation efficiency in primary human skeletal muscle cells: Implications in gene therapy of muscular dystrophies

Poster 47

Platelet Microparticles as a potential cause of cerebral infarcts in a pediatric patient with ITP
Presented by Elizabeth Di Valerio

Platelet Microparticles as a potential cause of cerebral infarcts in a pediatric patient with ITP   

Poster 48

Effects of Pharmacological Treatment on Psychosocial Outcomes for Adolescents with Obesity
Presented by Faith Anne Newsome

Effects of Pharmacological Treatment on Psychosocial Outcomes for Adolescents with Obesity

Poster 49

Hyperpigmented Macular Lesions: Axenfeld Nerve Loops
Presented by Malcolm Kates

Hyperpigmented Macular Lesions: Axenfeld Nerve Loops

Poster 50

Blurry Vision and Headache in an Adolescent Female
Presented by Malcolm Kates

Blurry Vision and Headache in an Adolescent Female

Poster 51

11-year-old with a Pale Congenital Skin Patch
Presented by Elyse Chaviano

11-year-old with a Pale Congenital Skin Patch