The 23rd Annual John A. Mannick Research Awards were presented on October 4, 2017. These awards were created in honor of John A. Mannick, MD, former BWH Surgeon-in-Chief and leader in the field of vascular surgery research. The awards recognize surgery residents and research fellows for their work in basic science, clinical or outcomes research.
This year’s honorees and their abstracts include:
- Marko Boskovski, MD, MHS, MPH, PGY-4 General Surgery Resident: “De novo Genetic Variants and Post-Operative Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease”
- David Harris, MD, PGY-3 General Surgery Resident and Research Fellow: “Sleeve gastrectomy restores mucosal immunity and improves metabolic phenotype in a weight-independent manner”
- T. Konrad Rajab, MD, BChir, PGY-6 Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery: “Intralipid Improves Oxygenation after Rat Orthotopic Lung Transplantation”
- Kaspar Trocha, MD, T32 Research Fellow in Vascular Surgery: “Pre-Operative Short-term Protein/Methionine Restriction Attenuates the Surgical Response to Injury via Hydrogen Sulfide Up-Regulation”