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Frawley Fellowship Recipients, Brody Award Winners Named

Published July 30, 2012

Frawley Fellows, Honorable Mention Recipients

The Frawley fellows, as well as the honorable mention recipients, train in the Division of Internal Medicine.

They are:

Ravi Chhatrala, MBBS
Clinical fellow

Research topic: “Evaluation of cotinine levels in prospectively banked specimens of pancreatic cancer patients receiving erltonib.”

Jennifer Lang, MD
Basic science fellow

Research topic: “Defining novel pathways regulating nascent human endothelium.”

Rabi Yacoub, MD
Clinical honorable mention

Research topic: “Metformin Use in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Retrospective Analysis of Lactic acidosis Prevalence and Survival.”

Emily Battaglia, MD
Basic science honorable mention

Research topic: Myocardial Regeneration.”

The Thomas F. Frawley, MD, Residency Research Fellowships support medical/surgical residents for whom medical research represents a primary personal interest and passion.

Frawley, a 1944 graduate of the medical school, was a nationally recognized endocrinology researcher, President of the American College of Physicians and chair of medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Brody Award Recipient

Brian Gerard, a master’s degree candidate, received the Brody Award for his study, titled “Silencing of Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) in the Hippocampus Alleviates Chronic Pain.”

The Brody Award recognizes a junior research scientist who has conducted what faculty judges consider the best basic science research directed toward solving a specific clinical problem.

Distinguished Teaching Professor Harold Brody, MD ’61, PhD, was a longtime chair of anatomical sciences.

The Office of Graduate Medical Education announced the winners of the Brody Award and the Frawley Fellowships at Spring Clinical Day.