WMS Research Award Winners


2018 (second cycle)

Hultgren
"Unpicking the Stimuli for High Altitude Sympathetic Activation: A Crossover Trial"
Jonathan P Moore

Houston
"Comparison of Radiographic, Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Detection of Retained Stingray Foreign Body: An In Nitro Study"
Taylor A Docter

Research-in-Training
"Cardiopulmonary and Cerebrovascular Acclimatization to High Altitude in Children: An Experimental Study"
Matt Rieger

2018

Hultgren
“Sickness Evaluation at Altitude With Acetazolamide at Relative Dosages (SEAWARD): A Randomized Controlled Trial”
Grant  Lipman

Hackett-Auerbach
“Acetazolamide for the Prevention of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema Following Rapid Active Ascent to 4559m”
Larissa Schäfer

Research-in-Training
“Effect of Hypobaric Hypoxia on the Control of Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity During Dynamic Exercise in Humans (Basic Science)”
Gilberto Moralez     

Research-in-Training
“Cross-Sectional Assessment of Shear Stress Pattern and Flow-Mediated Dilation Stimulated by Transient and Sustained Increases in Shear Stress in Andeans With and Without Chronic Mountain Sickness”
Joshua Tremblay

2017

Hultgren
“Performance of Oxygen and Volatile Anaesthesia Delivery Systems Under Hypobaric Conditions Simulating High Altitudes”
Ross Hofmeyr

Hackett-Auerbach
“Prevalence of Fecal Pathogens Among Humans, Livestock, and Wildlife in Rural Uganda”
Jeff Walden

Houston
“The Impact of Hypobaric Hypoxia on Platelet Purinergic Signaling”
Gordon Paterson

Houston
“Antimicrobial Activity of H. perforatum and M. chamomilla Against Skin bacteria in Austere Environment”
Aldon Whitehead

Research-in-Training
“Altitude Sickness Prevention with Ibuprofen Relative to Acetazolamide Trial for Efficacy (ASPIRATE)”
Carrie Jurkiewicz

Research-in-Training
“Investigation into the Relationship Between Neurovascular Coupling Responses and Cognitive Function in High Altitude”
Jeremy Walsh

2016

Hultgren
“Altitude Sickness Prevention and Efficacy of Comparative Treatments (ASPECT)”
Grant Lipman

Hackett-Auerbach
“L-Tyrosine Supplementation During Cold Exposure in Older Adults”
James Lang

Houston
“Evaluating the Connection Between Sleep and PTSD Among Combat Veterans Engaged Wilderness Therapy”
Zachary Clayborne Dietrich

Research in Training
“Trailside Screening of Cognitive Deficits in Acute Altitude Illness”
Hillary Irons

2015

Hultgren
“Monitoring Metal Contamination in a Pharmaceutically Valuable Species and its use as a Bioindicator for Human Recreational Environments”
Nicholas Santangelo

Hackett-Auerbach
“Promoting Resilience Among Veterans Using Wilderness Therapy”
Shauna Joye

Houston
“Acute Mountain Sickness Treatment: A Double-blind Comparison of Metaclopromide vs. Ibuprofen”
Salaman Bhai

Research-in-Training
“Survey of Illnesses and Injuries in Offshore Great Lake Sailboat Racing”
Thomas Kopp

2014

Hultgren
“Hypertension in Himalayan Trekkers”
Linda Keyes

Hackett-Auerbach
“The effect of Riociguat on Gas Exchange, Exercise Performance, and Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure During Acute Altitude Exposure”
Jon Andrews

Houston
“Studying the Use of Helmet Cameras in Mountain Bikes and their Influence on Behavior”
Lauren Cantwell

Research-in-Training
“Apex 4 Trial”
Martin Macinnis

2013

Hultgren:
“Hypoxia Induced Intracranial Pressure Alterations”
Justin Lawley

Research-in-Training:
“SLEEP-AID”
Nicholas Kanaan

2012

Hultgren: 
“Acetazolamide for the Prevention of High Altitude Illness: A Comparison of Dosing”
Scott McIntosh

Houston:
“Genetic Influences Underlying Skeletal Adaptation to Altitude”
Kevin Michael Train

Research in Training:  
“Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Associated With Alpine Ski and Snowboard Falls: Epidemiology, Helmet Use, and Outcomes, 2003-2009”
Janessa M. Graves

2011

Hultgren
“Longterm Follow-up of Community-Based Treatment for Pediatric Moderate Acute Malnutrition in Rural Malawi”
Yeu-Shin Cindy Chang

Houston
“Effect of Sildenafil on Exercise Capacity in Older Adults at Moderate Altitude”
George W. Rodway

Research-in-Training
“Effect of Cold Air Breathing and Isometric Exercise on Left Ventricular Function” Matthew D. Muller

2010

Hultgren
“Developing An Animal Model for High-Altitude Cerebral Edema for in vivo Testing of Cerebral O Activity”
Matthew Sanborn

Houston
“Functional and Structural Analysis of Ophthalmological Changes Caused by High Altitude in Relation to Acute Mountain Sickness”
Gabriel Willman

Research-in-Training
“Ability of Ivermectin to Kill Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor andersoni Ticks in Humans”
John Sheele

2009

Houston
“Distal extremity hemorrhage control in above-joint and below-joint tourniquet application.”
Michal J. Sobieszczyk

Research-in-Training
“Crotalus horridus horridus Venom Induced Thrombocytopenia: Characterization of Venom after Binding of Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab Antivenom”
Nathan Charlton

2008

Hultgren
“Arterial Oxygen Saturation as a Predictor of Next-Day Acute Mountain Sickness
or Summit Success”
Dale R. Wagner

Houston
“Analysis of Water for Cyanobacteria and Other Microorganisms Along the Central John Muir Trail”
Carling Ursem

Research-in-Training
“Tadalafil in the Treatment of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema”
Jenny Hargrove