2021 Resident Research

Masihullah (Masih) Barat

Highly Sensitive Sex-Specific Troponin Cutpoint: Its Effect on Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Mitch Biermann

Repurposing HDAC and mTOR Inhibitors for Pancreatic Cancer

Sharon Choi

Spectrum of COVID-19 in Individuals with HIV-Associated Cancers

Alexandra Cours

Hyperkyphosis and Mortality Risk in Older Men: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study

Elizabeth Epstein

Genetic Testing in Patients with High Lipoprotein(a): Experience from the UCSD Lipoprotein(a) Specialty Clinic

Ana Lucia Fuentes

Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Formation (NETosis) Increases with Severity of Disease in COVID-19 Patients

Elizabeth Hastie

Hepatitis B Virus Screening and Vaccination in Patients with HIV: A Survey of Clinicians’ Current Clinical Practices

Medical One-Pagers: An Exploration of the Many Applications of This Medical Education Tool

Nicole Herrick

Laparoscopic Surgery Requiring Abdominal Insufflation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

Neena Iyer

Esophageal Inlet Patch: A Clinically Significant Entity in Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Rejection

Sonya John

Machine Learning for Prognostication in Patients Undergoing LVAD Implantation

Mark Kowalczyk

Risk Factors for Development of Pancreatic Cancer among Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis: A Case-Control Study

Aaron Lee

Prognostic Significance of Homologous Recombination Repair (HRR) Pathway Alterations in Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mHSPC)

Jerry Lipinski

Outcomes of Mobilization of Patients on Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (VA-ECMO), a Retrospective Single Center Study

Armando Martinez

Impact of Left Atrial Volume Index on Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Nagambika (Ambika) Munaganuru

Association Between Change in MRI-PDFF and Histologic Response in Patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: A Meta-Analysis

Praneet Mylavarapu

Using Machine Learning to Identify Patients Likely to Require Repeat Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from the UC San Diego AF Ablation Registry

Dominic Picetti

Machine Learning-Based Prediction Models for Diagnosis and Prognosis in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Systematic Review

Diane Rodden

Optimizing Appropriate Testing and Treatment for Helicobacter pylori: A Quality Improvement Initiative

Mark Rolfsen

Temporal Increase in Plasma Neuron Specific Enolase in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Kidney Injury

Revathy Sampath-Kumar

Inferior Vena Cava Diameter Independently Predicts Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Rehospitalizations

Priya Sharma

Role of Esophageal Physiologic Testing in Bariatric Surgery Evaluation

Anna Silverman

Looking Beyond Chronic Acid Suppression: Association of Additional Medical Comorbidities and Social Determinants of Health with COVID-19 Infection

Christine Sonners

Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Exercise Performance in a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Anna Ter-Zakarian

Risk of Hypertension in Hemophilia Patients with a History of Inhibitors

Alexander Tong

Versican Immune Profiling in Multiple Myeloma

Lester Tsai

Pyloric Distensibility on FLIP Testing Predicts Clinical Response to Botulinum Toxin Injection Among Patients with Idiopathic Gastroparesis

Katarina Vasiljevic

Characterizing Myositis in Patients Receiving Immune-Checkpoint Inhibitors while on Statin Therapy