Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center (JMMTC) Research Grants

The JMMTC of West Virginia University Hospitals offers an annual research grant available to residents from any department involved in or conducting a trauma-related research project.

Three awards are given; $1000 for first place and $500 each for second and third place. The monies can be used for travel, supplies, additional research help, etc. The winners are encouraged to extend their studies and present and publish the papers.

The deadline for submissions is September 15.

2013 Winners of the JMMTC Research Grants

Each year the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center encourages research through its Resident Research Grant Program. Submissions can be from any department as long as the research project is trauma-related. The grant money can be used for further development of the project to purchase equipment, for manpower support, or for travel expenses for research presentations.

Andrew Hanselman, MD, Resident in the Department of Orthopaedics, was awarded First Place and $1,000 for his research project "Post-Traumatic Immunosuppression in Open Fractures and Supplementation with IL-12 Will Limit Immunosuppression".

James Bardes, MD, Resident in the Department of Surgery, took second place and $600 for his project "High Flow Nasal Cannula Versus NIPPV".

Allison Bardes, MD, Resident in Ophthalmology, won third place and $550 for "Eye and Adnexal Injuries Resulting From Falls in the Elderly Population".