|UNMC anatomy professor Gordon Todd, Ph.D., talking with incoming High School Alliance student Christina Rivera from Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln High School about the anatomy course.|
The UNMC Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology had a huge presence at the recent American Physiological Society's (APS) 125th Anniversary Meeting in San Diego. Department students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty made 26 presentations, including five oral presentations and 21-poster presentations. The following individuals were recognized for their outstanding work:
- Chairman Irving H. Zucker, Ph.D., gave the Carl Ludwig Distinguished Lecture of the APS Neural Control & Autonomic Regulation Section. The recipient is chosen by the section as a representative of the best within the discipline.
- Grad student Erin Rosenbaugh received the Graduate Student Award from the Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation Section of the APS.
- Professor Harold Schultz, Ph.D., was elected chairman of the Neural Control and Autonomic Regulation (NCAR) Section of the APS for a three-year term.
- The Nebraska Physiological Society Chapter received a $2,000 grant from the APS for a high school student outreach program.
- Professor Pamela Carmines, Ph.D., was elected to the APS 13-member governing body.
- Graduate research assistant Debra Irsik received the Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Awards and the APS/NIDDK Minority Travel Fellowship.
- Graduate research assistant Ryan Cornelius was a finalist for the APS Renal Award of Excellence.