Student Research

Student Research

Class of 2015 Research

Highlighted below are publications, case studies and oral presentations done by some of MCOM's Class of 2015 medical students.


  • Mancera N, Douma LG, James S, et al. Detection of Helicosporidium spp. in metagenomic DNA. J Invertebr Pathol. Sep 15;111(1):13-19.
  • Massis K, Carson WG, 3rd, Rozas A, Patel V, Zwiebel B. Treatment of type II endoleaks with ethylene-vinyl-alcohol copolymer (Onyx). Vasc Endovascular Surg. Apr; 46(3):251-257.
  • Carranza MA, Snyder MR, Elble RJ, et al. “Methodological issues in clinical drug development for essential tremor”. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov 2012;2:
  • Regner SR, Lagedrost SJ, Plappert T, Paulsen EK, Friedman LS, Snyder MR, Perlman SL, Mathews KD, Wilmot GR, Schadt KA, Sutton MS, Lynch DR. “Analysis of Echocardiograms in a Large Heterogeneous Cohort of Patients with Friedreich Ataxia”. American Journal of Cardiology 2011;3:401-405.
  • Glushakova LG, Judge S, Cruz A, Pourang D, Mathews CE, Stacpoole PW. “Increased Superoxide Accumulation in Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex Deficient Fibroblasts”. 2011. – Mol Genet Metab
  • Casanas BC, Kass J, Pathak A, et al. Nongastrointestinal Aeromonas hydrophila Infections in Patients With Cancer. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice.20(4):268-271 210.1097/IPC.1090b1013e318245d318237a.
  • Casanas, Beata C.; Kass, Jonathan; Pathak, Amit; Tucci, Veronica T.; Payor, Austin; Vincent, Albert L.; Greene, John N.; Sandin, Ramon L. Nongastrointestinal Aeromonas hydrophila Infections in Patients With Cancer. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 20(4):268-271, July 2012.
  • Snyder MR, Seyer L, Lynch DR, Resnick A, Zesiewicz TA. Cardiac Dysfunction Exacerbated by Endocrinopathies in Friedreich’s Ataxia: A Case Series. Journal of Child Neurology 2012. doi: 10.1177/0883073811435242

Case Studies

  • Russell C, Buethe DD, Dickinson S, Sexton WJ. PEComa of the Urinary Bladder Associated With an Xp11 Translocation: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Oral Presentations

  • Patel J, Zadikany R, Marshall WG Jr.; Teaching Medical Students Healthcare Entrepreneurship: The Business of Medicine Bootcamp – BRIDGE Clinic Collaboration at the USF College of Medicine, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), New Orleans, LA, January 2012
  • Buethe D, Russell C, Yue B, Lin H, Pow-Sang J. “Long-Term Outcomes of Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer; 10 Years Later”. 77th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA