Past Symposia

Here you can find information about past symposia. In addition to a complete list of all previous speakers, the section contains information about the topic, speakers, program agenda and more.

3rd Research Symposium

3rd Annual
Research Symposium

Tuesday May 17, 2011
Dorrance Hamilton Building
Thomas Jefferson University

Conference Publications

For your convenience, we have made the 2011 DHSA Research Conference publications and presentations available for download. A contact list can be obtained by emailing

Poster Session Awards

More than 35 research projects were on display in the lobby during the lunchtime poster session. Based on votes cast by those in attendance, the following were selected for awards:

First Place

"Expression of Hox genes in normal and malignant colonic tissues implicates Hox A4 and D10 in the stem cell origin of colon cancer” G. Gonye, and B. Boman, Seema Bhatlekar-UD

Tie for Second Place

Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland”, S. Bhatt, C. Farach-Carson and X. Jia
Soft Conducting Polymeric Gel Coatings on Acellular Peripheral Nerve Scaffolds”,
B. Shim, Z. Baghmanli, M. Urbanchek, P. Cederna, and D. Martin