Inside Internal Medicine - Volume 5
Tuqa Alkhateeb, PharmD, MS receiving the 2020 Star Research Achievement Award at the 49th Critical Care Congress in Orlando Florida, February 2020.
The Critical Care Congress presents a Star Research Award to recognize excellence in original investigative critical care research. The 2020 recipient was Tuqa Alkhateeb, PharmD, MS, a third year PhD student in Biomedical Sciences who is currently conducting her research in Dr. Mohamed Elgazzar's lab.
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is the largest non-profit medical organization
dedicated to promoting excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care.
With members in more than 100 countries, SCCM is the only organization that represents
all professional components of the critical care team. The Society offers a variety
of activities that ensure excellence in patient care, education, research and advocacy.
Ms. Alkhateeb was asked to give an oral presentation of her research dealing with sepsis titled: S100A9-Induced Reprogramming of Myeloid Cells During Sepsis . Her abstract was one of the top scoring from over 1700 submitted abstracts. The following link will give details about her research: https://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Citation/2020/01001/23__S100A9_INDUCED_REPROGRAMMING_OF_MYELOID_CELLS.26.aspx
The Department of Internal Medicine would like to congratulate Ms. Alkhateeb on this achievement