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.


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


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


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


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


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


Nhan Huynh
Spring mediated distraction enterogenesis in-continuity

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


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


Boaz Jurkowicz
Trans-serosal migration of enteric neural stem cells: developing an avian colon model

Kathryn Tinsley Anderson
Too much of a bad thing: discharge opioid prescriptions in Pediatric appendectomy patients


Jordan Taylor
Replicating and Identifying Large Cell Neuroblastoma Using High-Dose Intra-Tumoral Chemotherapy and Automated Digital Analysis
James Prieto
Premenarchal Patients Present Differently: a Twist on the Typical Patient Presenting with Ovarian Torsion