MCW team wins Broyles-Maloney Award for best original thesis
April 17, 2013 College News - Nikki Johnston, PhD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Tina Samuels, Research Associate II in Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, and Clive Wells, Program Manager II in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, received the Broyles-Maloney Award for best original thesis at the annual meeting of the American Bronchoesophagological Association.
Their manuscript, entitled, Curcumin and anthocyanin inhibit pepsin-mediated cell damage and carcinogenic changes in airway epithelial cells, will be published later this year in the Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology. Co-authors include Gary Stoner (Department of Medicine) and Amy Pearson (MCW alum). Dr. Johnston and Samuels have received the Broyles-Maloney three times; more than any other applicants in the award’s 25 year history.