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Undergraduates Win Poster Awards at 36th Annual Frank Lowe Research Day.
Brooke Freeberg and Danielle Germundson won Best Student Poster awards at the Frank Lowe Research Day held at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences on April 7, 2016. Both students are funded by ND INBRE.
Brooke Freeberg (1st place), working with Dr. Cristina Oancea (Population Health), examined the role of faith or spirituality on the association between cancer pain and depression among adult cancer survivors. Findings emphasized the importance of faith/spirituality in helping mitigate the association between cancer pain and depression. Brooke is a senior Biology major who will begin graduate school this fall to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical and Translational Sciences with an Emphasis in Disease Pathology.
Germundsonís (2nd place) research with Dr. Kumi Combs (Pathology), utilized a milk allergy mouse model to investigate the function of mast calls as mediators of immune-nervous system connection. Germundson is a sophomore Medical Laboratory Science major at UND and plans to pursue a Masterís degree in the field.