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Research Week 2006
Baystate's Seventh Annual Research Week

Research Week has been succeeded by Academic Week.

Keynote Speaker

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Michelle Khoo, MD

Dr. Michelle Khoo is an assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She also serves as chair for the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Committee and the Acute Coronary Syndrome Committee for the VA Medical Center in Nashville.


Dr. Khoo's work focuses on understanding the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying heart failure and sudden death. On May 18, 2006 Dr. Khoo was awarded the Outstanding Publication Award for Young Electrophysiologists (Experimental Research) by the Heart Rhythym Society for her article Calmodulin Kinase II Activity is Required for Normal Atrioventricular Nodal Conduction.

2006 Research Projects

Download pdf of the complete Research Week 2006 booklet (1762KB)

Award Winners

Scientific Significance in Research

Adverse Outcomes of Geriatric Abdominal Surgical Patients at High Risk for Delirium: Opportunities for Improvement in Care

  • Sabha Ganai, MD

Innovation in Research

Evaluation of the Relationship Between pAkt and Beta-Catenin in Infiltrating Breast Carcinoma

  • Reva Ricketts, DO; Ravi Gupta, MD; Sandra Camelo-Piraqua, MD; Darias Arabadjief, MD; Melissa Arabadjief, MD