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Thursday, March 5 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Ted-like Talk │ East Ballroom

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During this session, presenter will have 10 minutes to discuss their research in a TED-like Talk format onstage. The session will conclude with 15 minutes of Q&A moderated by Dr. Tatiana Perrino, Associate Dean of the Graduate School.

Presenters
avatar for Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson

Ted-like Talk, Bringing Microbes into the Light: Dosage Measurement of Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy (RB-PDAT) for Treatment of Corneal Infections
Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy (RB-PDAT) can effectively treat corneal infection. RB-PDAT works by activating the photosensitizer Rose Bengal (RB) with green light to produce antimicrobial singlet oxygen (1O2). The purpose of this project was to create a proof-of-principle... Read More →
avatar for Olivia Altamirano

Olivia Altamirano

Ted-like Talk, Risk and Resiliency Factors Related to Dementia Caregiver Mental Health
Prevalence rates for dementia are expected to rise exponentially as the elderly population rises. Therefore, a corresponding increase in the number of family members who will become dementia caregivers. Research suggests that caregivers of people with dementia experience high rates... Read More →
avatar for Maya Elias

Maya Elias

Ted-like Talk, Higher Ratios of Daytime-to-Nighttime Activity are Associated with Cognitive Function among Older Adult ICU Survivors
Critically ill older adults are profoundly inactive while in ICU; therefore, activity promotion after ICU discharge is crucial for recovery. Up to 90% of older ICU survivors are discharged with at least one “geriatric syndrome” (e.g., delirium, cognitive impairment). Poor executive... Read More →


Thursday March 5, 2020 5:00pm - 5:50pm EST
East Ballroom