PAPS Prize

The PAPS prize is given annually to trainees under 36 years of age in clinical research and in basic science research. The oral presentations and the manuscripts are evaluated at the annual meeting to determine the prize recipients.

2011

Rui Zhao
The outcome of conservative treatment for anastomotic leakage following surgical repair of esophageal atresia

Rebecca Stark
Restoration of mechanically lengthened jejunum into intestinal continuity in rats

2012

Alessandra Gasior
National trends in approach and outcomes with appendicitis in children

Rui Liang
The biphasic expression pattern Hh signaling during intestinal injury/repair suggests a potential therapeutic role for Hh

2013

Taro Goda
The most reliable early predictors of outcome in patients with biliary atresia after Kasai FS operation

George Harisis
Hoxa-11 maintains cell proliferation in the mouse gubernaculum to facilitate testicular descent

2014

Layla Shbat
Benefits of an abridged antibiotic protocol for treatment of gangrenous appendicitis

Justin Wagner
Skin-derived precursors generate enteric-type neurons in aganglionic jejunum

2015

Sho Kurihara
Circulating free DNA as non-invasive diagnostic biomarker for childhood solid tumors

Sarah Yue
Gene expression during gonocyte transformation into spermatogonial stem cells is androgen independent

2016

Nhan Huynh
Spring mediated distraction enterogenesis in-continuity

Tinsley Anderson
Don't forget the dose: improving computed tomography dosing for pediatric appendicitis

2017

Jamie Harris
Manipulation of variables in controlled release vincristine treatment in neuroblastoma: a predictive model of survival

Erin Ward
Prophylactic Ladd procedure is associated with increased risk of subsequent volvulus in patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and abdominal wall defects