Student Research announces Sarah Morrison Award winner

Chanakyaram Reddy, MS 5, received the Sarah Morrison Student Research Award for March. He is pictured with his faculty mentor, Simon Kaja, Ph.D., research assistant professor of ophthalmology, (middle) and Agostino Molteni, M.D., Ph.D., director of student research.

The School of Medicine Student Research Office has announced the March 2012 recipient of the Sarah Morrison Student Research Awards.

Chanakyaram Reddy, MS 5, received this quarter’s award for his abstract, “Calcium Dysfunction in the Preclinical Model for Migraine.” Simon Kaja, Ph.D., research assistant professor of ophthalmology, will serve as Reddy’s faculty mentor for the project.

The application deadline for the next round of Sarah Morrison Student Research Awards is June 1, 2012. For application information, students should contact Agostino Molteni, M.D., Ph.D., director of student research at 235-5604 or moltenia@umkc.edu, or the Office of Research Administration at 235-6687 or somresearch@umkc.edu

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