Congratulations to the Department of Pediatrics recipients of the 2013-14 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship. These student researchers were awarded $3,000 and faculty mentors received $500 to sponsor the students’ independent research. Each student will present their research findings in April 2014 at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. The students, their mentors and projects are:
- Natalie Dosch – “Iron: A Possible Link between Obese Pregnancies and Asthma Predisposition at Birth.” Mentors are Drs. Pamela Kling & Theresa Guilbert.
- Emily Gasteyer – “The Role of Lymphoid Tyrosine Phosphatase in Neutrophil Signaling and Chemotaxis.” Mentor is Dr. Anna Huttenlocher.
- Clara Ye – “Finding the Answers for an Effective Online Peer Support Intervention – From the Perspective of Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.” Mentor is Dr. Elizabeth Cox.