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Quarterly Newsletter | Issue 3 | Fall 2023



Below are the titles of recent publications and conference presentations from our faculty members, along with links to the articles, abstracts or posters. If you have a recent publication or presentation you would like to share in our future quarterly issues, please send that information to Sami McCabe via our Google form.


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Deborah Barany, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience & Regenerative

Medicine

PUBLICATION: Stroke lesion volume and injury to motor cortex output determines extent of contralesional motor cortex reorganization.

Buetefisch, C. M., Haut, M. W., Revill, K. P., Shaeffer, S., Edwards, L., Barany, D. A., ... & Easley, K. (2023).Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 37(2-3), 119-130.

doi:10.1177/15459683231152816

PUBLICATION:Object motion influences feedforward motor responses during mechanical stopping of virtual projectiles: A preliminary study

Gómez-Granados, A., Kurtzer, I., Gordon, S., Barany, D. A., & Singh, T. (2023). Experimental Brain Research, 241(4), 1077-1087. *joint senior authorship

doi:10.1007/s00221-023-06576-y

PRESENTATION: Bidirectional effects of eye movements on manual interception and motion perception

McCurdy, J.R., & Barany, D.A. (April 2023).  Poster presented at the Neural Control of Movement Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

PRESENTATION: Effects of contralesional motor cortex LF-rTMS on learning a skilled hand task in the subacute phase post stroke

Buetefisch, C.M., Revill, K.P., Barany, D.A., Shaeffer, S., Nahab, F., & Belagaje, S.R. (March 2023). Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation, Charleston, SC.


Amy Baldwin, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

PRESENTATION: Solutions and Challenges to Creating and Strengthening Health Equity Curricula

Cunningham H, Alves-Bradford JM, Baldwin A, Mullins D, Pai S, and Williams AL. AAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Annual Conference in Burlington, VT, April 2023

PRESENTATION: Georgia Cancer Control Consortium’s HPV Free Workgroup: Coming together through state-wide efforts for HPV elimination

Boyce B, Mastrogiovanni J, Borghi S, Baldwin A. 35th International Papillomavirus Conference, Washington DC. April 2023

PRESENTATION: Let’s Eliminate Cancer Caused by HPV in GA!

Baldwin, A. University of Georgia Archway Partnership Professionals Unit Meeting, virtual conference, June 29, 2023

PRESENTATION: Prevention of Cervical Cancer and Associated HPV Disease

Baldwin A. Conference at the Hospital Oncológico / Ateneo Médico. Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 26, 2023

PRESENTATION: Conversation with teachers of the Faculty of Health: Prevalence of Dengue

Baldwin A. Universidad Evangelical Boliviana, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 25, 2023 

PRESENTATION: The Importance of Social Determinants of Health

Baldwin, A. Conference for Faculty and Students. Universidad Evangelical Boliviana, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 25, 2023 

PRESENTATION: Cervical Cancer

Baldwin, A. Conference for students of the Faculty of Health. Universidad Evangelical Boliviana, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 24, 2023 

WORKSHOP: Workshop with teachers and researchers of the Faculty of Health, Topic: Research

Baldwin, A. Universidad Evangelical Boliviana, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, April 24, 2023


Lia Bruner, MD

Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine

PUBLICATION: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Bruner LP, White AW, Proksell S.  In Perumareddi P, et al. eds. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice (Gastroenterology issue). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Inc.; corrected proof published online 5/10/23, print edition in press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pop.2023.03.009

WORKSHOP: Know Your Worth (and Grow It!): Tips for Advancing in Academics Workshop

Mount H, Perumareddi P, Young J, Bruner LP, Bliss J, Hart K. 2023 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; May, 2023; Tampa, FL. (submission author and workshop facilitator)


Leslie Petch Lee, PhD

Associate Dean for Campus Integration & Academic Enhancement

PUBLICATION: Residency Program Directors' Views on Research Conducted During Medical School: A National Survey

Wolfson RK, Fairchild PC, Bahner I, Baxa DM, Birnbaum DR, Chaudhry SI, Chretien KC, DeFranco DB, Deptola AZ, LaConte LEW, Lin JJ, Petch Lee L, Powers MA, Ropson IJ, Sankaran SM, Sawarynski KE, Sozio SM. Academic Medicine. 2023 Apr 21. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005256. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37099328


Andrew Sobering, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

PRESENTATION: Biallelic inactivating variants in DMAP1 underlie a syndromic neurodevelopmental disorder

 Li D, Wang Q, Applegate C, Alkuraya FS, Bhoj EJ, Couque N, Giesbertz NAA, Hakonarson H, Hamosh A, Hjortshøj TD, Mori M, Platzer K, Redler S, Sulaiman RA, Tirrito C, Verloes A, Sobering AK, Song Y. European Society of Human Genetics, June 10, 2023

Collaborative Presentations

The Bare Bones of Gross Anatomy Laboratory Examinations: Analyses of Reliability and Item Difficulty on Individual and Team Assessments


VanLeuven A, Szymik B, Wenzel Hesse D

International Association of Medical School Educators (IAMSE), 27th Annual International Meeting, June 13, 2023

Staged-reveal cases help medical students learn histology and appreciate microscopic image relevance


Gaddy T, Baldwin, A, Szymik, B

Annual Conference of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, June 11, 2023

Co-creating a culture of well-being with medical learners


Hickox T, Metcalf D, McCarty A, Snapp C, Bassett C, Baldwin A, Hill JR

Poster presentation. 2023 AAMC Regional Medical Campus Conference, Savannah, GA, June 5-7, 2023


Metcalf D, Hickox T, McCarty A, Snapp C, Bassett C, Baldwin A, Hill JR

Poster presentation. Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Cancun, Mexico. June 2023

Coming together for HPV elimination: expanding capacity of extension agents to reduce Georgia’s cancer burden


Berg A, Escoffery C, Petagna C, Johnson B, Hailu E, Hsu E, Bankey A, Baldwin A

35th International Papillomavirus Conference, Washington DC. April 2023

Improving Medical Student Comfort in the Delivery of Genetic Diagnoses


Arrizurieta GM, Cordero JP, Roth EA, Vissicchio, JR, Weiler T, Sobering AK

The Association of Human and Medical Genetics, May 2, 2023

Gauging Medical Student Comfort in the Delivery of Difficult News in the Context of Genetics


Roth EA, Vissicchio, JR,Arrizurieta GM, Cordero JP, Weiler T, Sobering AK

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. March 15, 2023

A Homozygous Novel Pathogenic Variant in SYNJ1 and its Clinical Presentation


Taylor CL, Maj M, Landau K, Li D, Bhoj EJ, Toriello HV, Nelson B, Gluschitz S, Walker RH, Sobering AK

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. March 15, 2023

Presentation of an individual who had developmental and epileptic encephalopathy caused by a novel homozygous SYNJ1 variant


Taylor CL, Maj M, Landau K, Li D, Bhoj EJ, Toriello HV, Nelson B, Gluschitz S, Walker RH, Sobering AK

The 2023 American Medical Women’s Association, LEADS 108, Philadelphia, PA. March 23, 2023

Presentation of an individual with a de novo variant in KAT6B causing SBBYSS


Daniels K, Nelson B, Li D, Bhoj EJ, and Sobering AK

The 2023 American Medical Women’s Association, LEADS 108, Philadelphia, PA. March 23, 2023

Expanding the Phenotypic Description and Allelic Heterogeneity of the KAT6B-Related Disorder


Daniels K, Board SG, Brown C, Qu’d D, Nelson B, Li D, Bhoj EJ, Simpson BN, Sobering AK

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. March 15, 2023

A de novo variant in RFX7 causing developmental delay and intellectual disability


Sisroe T, Santos AD, LI D, Bhoj EJ, Nelson B, and Sobering AK

The 2023 American Medical Women’s Association, LEADS 108, Philadelphia, PA. March 23, 2023

A Truncating Variant in RFX7 Causing Developmental Delay and Intellectual Disability


Santos AD, Sisroe T, LI D, Bhoj EJ, Nelson B, and Sobering AK

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. March 15, 2023

A 7.4 Mb Duplication of 6p22.1-22.3 in a Cognitively Normal Adult with a History of Multiple Congenital Anomalies


Sobering AK, Keesee V, Amellal Y, Elsea SH, Li D, Bhoj EJ

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. March 15, 2023

WORKSHOP: Improvisation for Communication Skills


Sperr E, Baldwin A

PCOM Georgia Physician Assistant Club, Suwanee, GA. February 13, 2023

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