2021 Abstract Competition 

Congratulations to our 2021 Abstract Winners!

Case Reports 
3rd Place: 
Matthew Uy, DO
“Primary Mediastinal Pleomorphic Liposarcoma: An Uncommon Tumor in an Uncommon Location.”
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

2nd Place: 
Hua Wang, MD, PhD
“A death caused by left ventricular assist device thrombosis in a COVID-19 patient”
UT Health Science Center at Houston

1st Place:  
Anindita Ghosh, MD, PhD
“The involvement of bilateral parotid lymphoepithelial cysts as the initial
presentation of T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia with t(X;14)(q28;q1”
UT Health Science Center at Houston

Investigative Posters
3rd Place: 
Dong Chen, MD, PHD
“Emergence of CD19(-) B-lymphoblastic leukemia in CD19-targeting immunotherapy and LILRB1 as a novel diagnostic B-cell marker”
UT Southwestern Medical Center

2nd Place: 
Brenda Mai, MD
“Disarranged Coagulation and Hemostasis with COVID-19 Infection: One Single Community Hospital Experience of 62 Patients”
UT Health Science Center at Houston

1st Place: 
Jim Wei-Chun Hsu, MD, PhD
“Mutational characteristics of KRAS-mutated lung adenocarcinoma: a multi-institutional study of 276 cases”
Houston Methodist

Platform Presentations 
3rd Place:
Heather Jones, MD
"Advancing the Understanding of Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis with 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing"
UT Southwestern Medical Center

2nd Place: 
Michelle Lin, MD
"False-Negative Pap Tests in Women with Biopsy-Proven Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis with Assessment of Inter-Observer Agreement"
Houston Methodist

1st Place: 
Ruby Chang, MD
"Predicting Risks of Tumor Recurrence and Nodal Metastasis for HPV Associated Endocervical Adenocarcinoma from Cervical Biopsies"
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Institution Award
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Virtual Posters

Virtual posters can be viewed HERE.