Alberta Orthopaedic Resident 2009 Research Day Awards

Congratulations to all our residents who presented at the Alberta Orthopaedic Research Day on April 24, 2009 in Calgary, Alberta.

Dr. Julian Sernik was awarded 1st prize in the Basic Science category for his paper titled "The Effect of Hypoxia on Chondrocyte Phenotype in Scaffold Repair of Articular Cartilage Defects".

Dr. Andrei Manolescu was awarded 2nd prize in the Basic Science category for his paper titled "Identification of a New Generation of Physiological Markers for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation into Chondrocytes - Acilitative Glucose Transporters".

Dr. Roxanne Chow was awarded the Junior Resident award for her paper titled "Proximal Humeral Fracture Fixation Using Intramedullary Fibular Allograft Augmentation of a Locking Plate Construct".