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MS in Clinical Investigation MS in Clinical Investigation Research Projects

MS in Clinical Investigation Research Projects

Completion of a research project is the culmination of your participation in the MS in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) degree program. Research projects demonstrate our candidates’ unique contributions to their particular areas of research.

The following research project titles from current MSCI candidates may help you think creatively about possible research topics and identify possible mentors. You can also browse our archive of past MSCI research projects (a Kerberos ID and password are required to login and view).

2017 Research Projects

“The Comparative Efficacy of an Over-the-Counter Light Therapy Mask and Over-the-Counter Topical Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% and Adapalene 0.1% for Mild-to-Moderate Acne: A Randomized Trial”
MSCI candidate: Sarah Azarchi
Research mentor: Arielle R. Nagler, MD

MSCI candidate: Jolaade Bademosi
Research mentor: Azizi A. Seixas, PhD

“Effect of Fostering on Neonate Development”
MSCI candidate: Antonia Francis
Research mentor: Maria Dominguez-Bello

“Minimally Invasive versus Traditional Open Spine Surgery”
MSCI candidate: David Ge
Research mentor: Aaron J. Buckland, MD

“Multisectoral Collaborative Initiatives for Primary Care Provision in New York City’s Low-Income and Immigrant Communities”
MSCI candidate: Radhika Gore
Research mentor: Mark D. Schwartz

“Identifying the Clinical Utility of Combined Total Body Photography/Sequential Digital Dermoscopy Imaging for Surveillance of Malignant Melanoma”
MSCI candidate: Elizabeth Greenwald
Research mentor: Jennifer A. Stein, MD, PhD

“Particulate Matter–Induced Lung Injury”
MSCI candidate: Syed Haider
Research mentor: Anna Nolan, MD

“Molecular Profiling of Cortical Dysplasias”
MSCI candidate: Eveline Teresa Hidalgo, MD
Research mentor: Daniel Friedman, MD

“Markers of Response to Anti–PD-L1 Immunotherapy in Metastatic Urothelial Cell Cancer”
MSCI candidate: Miles Hsu
Research mentor: Arjun V. Balar, MD

“The Role of Piezo1 Mechanoreceptors in the Neoplastic Proliferation of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma”
MSCI candidate: Jacqueline Kim

MSCI candidate: Aushim Kokroo
Research mentor: Hiroshi Ishikawa

“Bone Regeneration in Calvarial Defects”
MSCI candidate: Samantha Maliha
Research mentor: Roberto L. Flores, MD

“Biomarkers in Crohn’s-Associated Spondyloarthritis”
MSCI candidate: Fardina Malik, MD
Research mentor: Jose U. Scher, MD

MSCI candidate: Nikita Nagpal, MD
Research mentor: Arthur H. Fierman , MD

“Attitudes and Perceptions of Family-Planning Discussions between Rheumatologists and Reproductive-Age Women with Lupus at Three Tertiary Care Centers”
MSCI candidate: Julie Nusbaum
Research mentor: Tanya M. Spruill, PhD

“Projects Related to Biomarker Discovery, Precision Medicine, and/or Rare Tumor Research”
MSCI candidate: Jay Patibandla

“The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Children’s Psychological Reasoning Abilities”
MSCI candidate: Erin Roby
Research mentor: Alan L. Mendelsohn

“Predictors and Outcomes of Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery”
MSCI candidate: Nathaniel R. Smilowitz, MD
Research mentor: Jeffrey S. Berger, MD

“Seeing the Unseen: Development of the First Longitudinal Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging Database in Glaucoma”
MSCI candidate: Jenna Tauber
Research mentor: Chaim Gadi Wollstein, MD

“Effect of Long-Term Doxycycline on Skin and Gut Microflora in Acne Patients”
MSCI candidate: Jason Wang
Research mentor: Seth J. Orlow, MD, PhD