The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR)'s Western Regional Meeting was held in Carmel, CA on January 29-Februrary 1,
2003. Seven UCSD SOM students were invited to give an oral presentation of their research at the conference: Victoria Nguyen, Ramin
Shadman, David Tieu, Vid Upasani, Jimmy Wang, Matt Wilder, and Karen Yeter. David Tieu was a Mead Johnson Travel Award Winner. Abstracts
are published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine (Feb 2003, vol 51, suppl).