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Eleanor McCabe

Eleanor McCabe

Fifth Year PhD Candidate, 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:

Student Silver for the 24th Award Surgical Sciences Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Day (Student Basic Research) (Nov 2016). 

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

Team leader for “AuTACA”  - Team was a winner of the Innovation Excellence Award for NIH/CAI sponsored Nano Startup in Cancer Challenge (July 2016)

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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