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California Institute of Technology, BS with honors, Computer Science
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Huang MX, Diwakar M, Harrington DL, Maruta J, Ghajar J, El-Gabalawy F, Muzzatti L, Corbetta M, Lee RR. Filling in the Gaps: Anticipatory Control of Eye Movements in Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. NeuroImage: Clinical. 2015; 8:210-13.
Huang MX, Huang CW, Robb A, Angeles A, Nichols SL, Baker DG, Song T, Harrington DL, Theilmann RJ, Srinivasan R, Heister D, Diwakar M, Canive JM, Edgar JC, Chen YH, Ji Z, Shen M, El-Gabalawy F, Levy M, McLay R, Webb-Murphy J, Liu TT, Drake A, Lee RR. MEG source imaging method using fast L1 minimum-norm and its applications to signals with brain noise and human resting-state source amplitude images. NeuroImage. 2014; 84:585-604.
Korostenskaja M, Kamada K, Guger C, Salinas C.M, Westerveld M, Castillo EM, Salillas E, Chen PC, Harris E, Seddon, I, Elsayed M, Seo JH, Baumgartner J, Lee KH. "Electrocorticography-Based Real-Time Functional Mapping for Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery." Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, 4(04), pp.184-206. Dec 2015.
Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Clincea R, Talley J, Ignacio M, Goldberg K, Thompson JC. "The Curse of Nine-Banded Armadillo: Case Report and Review." Military Medicine. 180(7), pp.e861-e866. July 2015.
Sherman EM, Elsayed G, Esquiaqui J, Elsayed M, Brinda M, Ye JD. "DNA-Rescuable Allosteric Inhibition of Aptamer II Ligand Affinity by Aptamer I Element in the Shortened Vibrio Cholerae Glycine Riboswitch." Journal of Biochemistry. P.mvu048. August 2014.
Rae G, Husain M, Mark J, Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Kostrubala A, Swartz W. J. "Does the Embalming Process Induce Pseudo-Aortic Dissection?" FASEB Journal. Vol 27. April 2013.
Ye JD, Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Brinda B, Zhang W, Stoner B. "Functional and Structural Characterization of the Glycine Riboswitch" FASEB Journal. Vol 24. April 2010.
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Gold Humanism Honor Society, USF Morsani College of Medicine (2015)
Outstanding Contributions to Student Life Award, USF Morsani College of Medicine (2015)
Scholarship for Leadership in Medical School, Florida American Legion (2013)
Navy Commendation Medal, US Navy (2009)
Navy Achievement Medal, US Navy (2007)
Flag Letter of Commendation, US Navy (2005)
Proceedings of Meetings:
Davis, C, Declue C, Lewis T, et al. Sonothrombolysis of submassive and massive pulmonary embolus with the EkoSonic Endovascular System and tissue plasminogen activator. Presented at ISET 2014, Miami, Florida; January, 2014.
Lewis T , Kim J, Yue B, et al. Predictors of Symptomatic Radiation Pneumonitis (SRP) in lung cancer patients treated with Hypofractionated Radiotherapy (H-RT). Presented at ASTRO 2013, Atlanta, Georgia; September, 2013.
University of Chicago- College of Biological Sciences- General Academic Honors, June 2010
Odyssey Scholarship for Academic Excellence Recipient, June 2008
Stewart G, Mercer RW. Harvest of Iliac Crest Autograft Not Associated with Localized Pain. The Spine Journal. Abstract, September 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 9, Supplement, Page S118
Proceedings of Meetings:
Mercer RW , Martin-Carreras T, McKenna NP, Bancroft LW, Messina SA. Intracranial Lesions in Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: A Review of Imaging Findings ; Abstract, 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 30-December 5, 2014.
Martin-Carreras T, Mercer RW, McKenna NP, Bancroft LW, Messina SA. Pediatric Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: A Review of Clinical and Radiological features, Treatment Modalities, and Outcomes ; Abstract, 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 30-December 5, 2014.
Kane E, Arnold M, Avery K, Emrani H, Mercer RW, Simms-Cendan J. Starting a Student-Run Free Clinic Medical Home Model: Collaboration for Patient Care ; Podium Presentation at Society for Student-Run Free Clinic’s 2014 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, February 1-2, 2014.
Soni S, Mercer RW, Pattani K. Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Positive Mucocutaneous Ulcer: A Rare Lesion Presenting as a Large Lower Lip Mass ; Poster, Triological Society 2014 Combined Sections Meeting, Miami, FL, January 10-12, 2014.
Mercer RW , Stewart G. To Graft or Note to Graft: Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest Does Not Increase Posteroperative Pain in Posterior-lateral Lumbar Fusion . Abstract, North American Spine Society (NASS), New Orleans, LA, October 9-12, 2013
Mercer RW , Stewart G. To Graft or Note to Graft: Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest Does Not Increase Posteroperative Pain in Posterior-lateral Lumbar Fusion . Poster, Florida Medical Association 2013 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2013;
Mercer RW , Stewart G. To Graft or Note to Graft: Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest Does Not Increase Posteroperative Pain in Posterior-lateral Lumbar Fusion . American Medical Student Assoication’s 2013 Annual Conference, Washington D.C., March 14-17, 2013. Project proposal presented and finished projected defended at the 3rd and 4th Annual UCF COM I-Module FIRE Mini-conferences, Orlando, FL, Merch 19,2012 and March 19th, 2013, respectively
Reviews, Chapters, and Editorials:
Ahmed AU, Ulasov IV, Mercer RW, Lesniak MS. Maintaining and loading neural stem cells for delivery of oncolytic adenovirus to brain tumors. Book chapter, Methods Mol Biol. 2012;797:97-109.
Ferguson SD, Ahmed AU, Thaci B, Mercer RW, Lesniak MS. Crossing the boundaries: stem cells and gene therapy. Review, Discov Med. 2010 Mar;9(46):192-6
Mercer RW , Tyler MA, Ulasov IV, Lesniak MS. Targeted therapies for malignant glioma: progress and potential. Review, BioDrugs. 2009;23(1):25-35.
Gerald D Dodd, Jr Award for Outstanding Research by Medical Student/Resident at the Society of Breast Imaging Conference, April 2016 for Screening Breast Cancer Detection Rates Before and After Complete Conversion to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
First Place for Research Grand Rounds at Newton-Wellesley Hospital June 2016 for Screening Breast Cancer Detection Rates Before and After Complete Conversion to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis