Vascular Web Logo

SVS  SVS Foundation

 Resident Research Prize Winners


Jeffrey S. Carson, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
Presentation Title: Antibodies Against Malondialdehyde-Acetaldehyde Adducts Can Identify Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Nathan Airhart, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Presentation title:  Smooth Muscle Cells from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms are Unique and Can Independently and Synergistically Degrade Insoluble Elastin

Robert A. Brenes, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Presentation title:  A Novel Mouse Model of Hind Limb Ischemia to Test Therapeutic Angiogenesis​

Clay Quint, MD, PhD 
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Presentation title: Decellularized Human Tissue Engineered Vessel as an Arterial Conduit  

Lucas P. Neff, MD
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC 
Presentation Title: Vascular Smooth Muscle Enhances Functionality of Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels in Vivo 

Michael A. Rosenbaum, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Presentation Title: Antioxidant Therapy Reverses Impaired Graft Healing in Hypercholesterolemic Rabbits 

Tormod S. Westvik, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
Woodbridge, Connecticut
Presentation Title: Limb Ischemia After Iliac Ligation in Aged Mice Stimulates Angiogenesis Without Arteriogenesis 

Muneera R. Kapadia, MD 
General Surgery Resident
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Presentation Title: Nanotechnology and Nitric Oxide: A Novel Approach to Inhibit Neointimal Hyperplasia 

Michel P. Bergoeing, MD
Vascular Surgery Resident
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Presentation Title: Smoking Increases Aortic Dilation and Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Expression in a Modified Mouse Model of Aneurysm Foundation 

Luke P. Brewster, MD
General Surgery Resident
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
Presentation Title: Construction And Characterization of a FGF-1 Mutant-Collagen Binding Domain Chimera That Binds Collagen and Stimulates Endothelial Cell Proliferation And Chemotaxis


Updated June 2013

Contact Us

Society for Vascular Surgery
633 North Saint Clair Street, 22nd Floor | Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-334-2300 | 800-258-7188
Fax: 312-334-2320

Follow Us


VascularWeb® is the prime source for all vascular health and disease information, and is presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery®. Its members are vascular surgeons, specialists, and vascular health professionals who are specialty-trained in all treatments for vascular disease including medical management, non-invasive procedures, and surgery.