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GSD Select is a collection of original research papers published by graduate students with their MGH mentor. Each month, these papers submitted to the GSD, and selected as "paper of the month" will be highlighted here and will be entered into the “paper of the year” contest.


The 2017 Call for Applications is now closed.
See below for a list of previous recipients.

2017 Selections

December 2017

Engblom C, Pfirschke C, Zilionis R, Da Silva Martins J, Bos SA, Courties G, Rickelt S, Severe N, Baryawno N, Faget J, Savova V, Zemmour D, Kline J, Siwicki M, Garris C, Pucci F, Liao HW, Lin YJ, Newton A, Yaghi OK, Iwamoto Y, Tricot B, Wojtkiewicz GR, Nahrendorf M, Cortez-Retamozo V, Meylan E, Hynes RO, Demay M, Klein A, Bredella MA, Scadden DT, Weissleder R, Pittet MJ. Osteoblasts remotely supply lung tumors with cancer-promoting SiglecFhigh neutrophils. Science 2017 Dec 1;358(6367).

October 2017

Kong X, Deng H, Gong S, Alston T, Kong Y, Wang J. Lack of associations of the opioid receptor mu 1 (OPRM1) A118G polymorphism (rs1799971) with alcohol dependence: review and meta-analysis of retrospective controlled studies. BMC 2017 Oct 26;18(1):120.

O'Neal JB, Freiberg AA, Yelle MD, Jiang Y, Zhang C, Gu Y, Kong X, Jian W, O'Neal WT, Wang J. Intravenous vs Oral Acetaminophen as an Adjunct to Multimodal Analgesia After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trial. J Arthroplasty 2017 Oct;32(10):3029-3033.

September 2017

Kong X, Deng H, Alston T, Kong Y, Wang J. Association of opioid receptor mu 1 (OPRM1) A118G polymorphism (rs1799971) with nicotine dependence. Oncotarget 2017 Sep 15;8(48):84329-84337.

June 2017

Bandini JI, Courtwright A, Zollfrank AA, Robinson EM, Cadge W. The role of religious beliefs in ethics committee consultations for conflict over life-sustaining treatment. J Med Ethics 2017;43(6):353-358.

Mujahid N, Liang Y, Murakami R, Choi HG, Dobry AS, Wang J, Suita Y, Weng QY, Allouche J, Kemeny LV, Hermann AL, Roider EM, Gray NS, Fisher DE. A UV-Independent Topical Small-Molecule Approach for Melanin Production in Human Skin. Cell Reports 2017 Jun 13;19(11):2177-2184.

April 2017

Winter SF, Loebel F, Dietrich J. Role of ketogenic metabolic therapy in malignant glioma: Asystematic review. Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology 2017 Apr;112:41-58.

March 2017

Riklin E, Talaei-Kheoi M, Merker VL, Sheridan MR, Jordan JT, Plotkin SR, Vranceanu AM. First report of factors associated with satisfaction in patients with neurofibromatosis.. Am J Med Genet Part A 2017 Mar;173(3):671–677.

January 2017

Kalinich M, Bhan I, Kwan TT, Miyamoto DT, Javaid S, LiCausi JA, Milner JD, Hong X, Goyal L, Sil S, Choz M, Ho U, Kapur R, Muzikansky A, Zhang H, Weitz DA, Sequist LV, Ryan DP, Chung RT, Zhu AX, Isselbacher KJ, Ting DT, Toner M, Maheswaran S, Haber DA. An RNA-based signature enables high specificity detection of circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma. PNAS 2017 Jan;114(5):1123-1128.

Kong X, Alston TA, Wang, J. Horner Syndrome After Lumbar Epidural Analgesia in a Patient with Ehlers-danlos Syndrome. The Open Anesthesiology Journal 2017;11:12-16.

September 2016

Iyer JS, Batts SA, Chu KK, Sahin MI, Leung HM, Tearney GJ, Stankovic KM. Micro-optical coherence tomography of the mammalian cochlea.. Scientific Reports 2016;6:33288.

2016 Selections

December 2016

Kwok SJJ, Kuznetsov IA, Kim M, Choi M, Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Selective two-photon collagen crosslinking in situ measured by Brillouin microscopy. Optica 2016;3(5):469-472.

November 2016

Cho S, Humar M, Martino N, Yun SH. Laser Particle Stimulated Emission Microscopy. Physical Review Letters 2016 Nov 4;117(19):193902.

October 2016

Kernkamp WA, Van de Velde SK, Hosseini A, Tsai TY, Li JS, van Arkel ER, Li G. In Vivo Anterolateral Ligament Length Change in the Healthy Knee During Functional Activities-A Combined Magnetic Resonance and Dual Fluoroscopic Imaging Analysis. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 2017;33(1):133-139.

Vaios EJ, Nahed BV, Muzikansky A, Fathi AT, Dietrich J. Bone marrow response as a potential biomarker of outcomes in glioblastoma patients. Journal of Neurosurgery 2016 Oct 14;1-7.[Epub ahead of print]

September 2016

Kwok SJJ, Choi M, Bhayana B, Zhang X, Ran C, Yun SH. Two-photon excited photoconversion of cyanine-based dyes. Scientific Reports 2016 Mar 31;6:23866.

Kwok SJJ, Kuznetsov IA, Kim M, Choi M, Scarcelli G, Yun SH. Selective two-photon collagen crosslinking in situ measured by Brillouin microscopy. Optica 2016 May;3(5):469-472.

July 2016

Datta M, Via LE, Chen W, Baish JW, Xu L, Barry 3rd CE, Jain RK. Mathematical Model of Oxygen Transport in Tuberculosis Granulomas. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 2016;44(4);863-872.

Oflazoglu K, Mellema JJ, Menendez ME, Mudgal CS, Ring D, Chen NC. Prevalence of and Factors Associated With Major Depression in Patients With Upper Extremity Conditions. Journal of Hand Surgery Am 2016 Feb;41(2):263-269.

June 2016

Hu C, Sepulcre J, Johnson KA, Fakhri GE, Lu YM, Li Q. Matched signal detection on graphs: Theory and application to brain imaging data classification. NeuroImage 2016 Jan 15;125;587-600.

Merker VL, Bergner AL, Vranceanu AM, Muzikansky A, Slattery III W, Plotkin SR. Health-related Quality of Life of Individuals With Neurofibromatosis Type 2: Results From the NF2 Natural History Study. Otology & Neurotology 2016 June;37(5):574-579.

Please note that these are direct links to the journals. In some cases, you may be able to access the full article through eTreadwell, the Virtual Library for the MGH.


List of Award Recipients

2016 Winner
Sheldon Kwok, MD/PhD Candidate, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Program, MGH Department of Dermatology, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Dr. Seok-Hyun(Andy)Yun's team.

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