Eleanor McCabe

Eleanor McCabe

Fifth Year Student, 2016-2017

Year Matriculated: 2012

Email address:emccabe@wakehealth.edu

Education: Appalachian State University; Chemistry BS

Research Mentor:  Nicole Levi-Polyachenko, Ph.D. and co-advisor William Wagner, Ph.D.- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Research Interests: Photothermal therapy, nanoparticles, metastatic colorectal cancer.

Awards:

Graduate School Research Day 2016 - 3MT Winner – 1st Place 

Travel Award to attend the 12th International Congress of Hyperthermic Oncology, The Society for Thermal Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 11-15, 2016.  

Won the Gold award for Student Basic Research poster presentation at the twenty-third annual Division of Surgical Sciences Resident’s and Fellow’s Research Day held on November 19, 2015

Publications:

Wailes, E. M., MacNeill, C. M., McCabe, E. and Levi-Polyachenko, N. H. (2016), Shaping PEDOT nanoparticles for use in 3D tissue phantoms. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 133, 43378, doi: 10.1002/app.43378

McGee MP, Morykwas M, McCabe E, Kearns M, Argenta L. Water potential of cell microenvironments modulates their proliferation [abstract]. Biophys J. 2014;106(2 Suppl 1):174A.

Presentations:

McCabe, E., Levi-Polyachenko, N. “Conjugated Nanoparticles for Detection and Photothermal Therapy in Breast Cancer,” Society for Thermal Medicine Annual Conference, April 2015, Buena Vista Resort in Orlando, FL (oral).

McCabe, E., Levi-Polyachenko, N. “Conjugated Nanoparticles for Detection and Photothermal Therapy in Colorectal Cancer,” Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences Seminar Series, February 6th, 2015, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (oral).

McCabe, E., Graham, E., Ibelli, T., Morykwas, M., Argenta, L. Levi-Polyachenko, N, “Applications for Wound Healing Using Polymer Nanoparticles.” Wake Forest University Surgical Sciences Research Day November 2014, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC (poster).

McGee, M P., Morykwas, M., McCabe, E., Kearns, M., Argenta, L. “Water Potential of Cell Microenvironments Modulates their Proliferation,” Biophysical Journal, February 2014. Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (poster/abstract)

McCabe, E ., McGee, M P., Morykwas, M., Argenta, L. “Myocardial Fibroblast Reversible Responses to Hydration: Implications for Remodeling After Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury” Wake Forest University Surgical Sciences Research Day November 2013, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC (poster).

McCabe, E ., McGee, M P., Morykwas, M., Argenta, L. “Identifying Responses to Hydration Potential in Myocardial Fibroblasts” Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences Seminar Series, March 28th, 2014, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (oral).




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