The UNC OB-GYN Division of Gynecologic Oncology once again had an impressive presence at the Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Meeting (MAGOS) in October 2019, with 14 presentations and three awards: Best Fellow Oral Presentation, Best Overall Poster, Best Medical Student Oral Presentation.

Gabrielle M Hawkins, MD, won the Best Oral Presentation by a Gynecologic Oncology Fellow with her presentation, “Impact of obesity on the uterine and gut microbiome in postmenopausal mice with and without endometrial cancer” as well as Best Overall Poster Presentation with “ONC201 has anti-tumorigenic activity in obesity-driven epithelial ovarian cancer.”

Yingao Zhang, MS, won Best Oral Presentation by a Medical Student with “Survival impact of neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy cycles stratified by interval debulking surgical approach in advanced epithelial ovarian cancer.”

The full list of abstracts is below:

Contemporary Incidence of Medical Inoperability in Clinical Stage I Endometrial Cancer

Ertel M, Staley SA, Johnson A, Nguyen T, Hopkins A, Desravines, N, Recknagel J, Clark LH

The Cdk1 inhibitor RO3306 has anti-tumorigenic effects in high grade serous ovarian cancer

Sarah Paraghamian, Yu Huang, Gabrielle Hawkins, Yali Fan, Yajie Yin, Xin Zhang, Hongyan Suo, Chunxiao Zhou and Victoria Bae-Jump

Impact of obesity on the uterine and gut microbiome in postmenopausal mice with and without endometrial cancer

Gabrielle Hawkins MD, Nikki McCoy BS, Wenchuan Sun MD, Temitope Keku PhD, Chunxiao Zhou, MD, PhD, Wendy R. Brewster MD PhD, Victoria L. Bae-Jump MD PhD

ONC201 has anti-tumorigenic activity in obesity-driven epithelial ovarian cancer

Gabrielle M Hawkins, MD, MS, Yali Fan, MD, Ziwei Fang, MD, Yu Huang, MD, Wenchuan Sun MD, Sarah Paraghamian, MD, Yajie Yin, MD, Varun Prabhu, PhD, Joshua E Allen, PhD, Chunxiao Zhou, MD, PhD, Victoria L Bae-Jump, MD, PhD

Retrospective analysis of prognostic factors impacting survival in patients with brain metastases of gynecologic origin

Megan S. Grant MS, Yingao Zhang MS, Wesley Stepp MD/PhD, Katherine Tucker MD, Allison Staley MD/MPH, Leslie Clark MD

ONC206 exhibits anti-proliferative and anti-metastatic effects via activation of the integrated stress response in serous endometrial cancer in vitro

Yingao Zhang MS, Yu Huang MD, Yajie Yin MD, Xiaoling Zhao MD, Yali Fan MD, Katherine Tucker MD, Allison Staley MD/MPH, Varun Prabhu PhD, Joshua Allen PhD, Chunxiao Zhou MD/PhD, Victoria Bae-Jump MD/PhD

Survival impact of neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy cycles stratified by interval debulking surgical approach in advanced epithelial ovarian cancer

Yingao Zhang MS, Megan Grant MS, Sarah Paraghamian MD, Leslie Clark MD

Highly potent dopamine receptor D2 antagonist ONC206 demonstrates antitumorigenic effect in endometrial cancer

Allison Staley, MD, MPH, Katherine Tucker, MD, Ziwei Fang MD, Yali Fan, MD, Wenchuan Sun MD, Yajie Yin MD, Yingao Zhang, MS, Varun Vijay Prabhu, PhD, Joshua Allen, PhD, Martin Stogniew, PhD, Chunxiao Zhou, MD, PhD, Victoria L Bae-Jump, MD, PhD

The impact of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathway on the development of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Gynecologic Oncology Patients

Johnathon Recknagel, MD, Katherine Tucker, MD, Daniel Duncan, MSN, Brandon Gerringer, MS, Linda Van Le, MD

ONC206 has anti-tumorigenic effects in high grade serous ovarian cancer

Katherine Tucker, MD, Allison Staley, MD, Yiajie Yin, MD, Yali Fan, MD, Wenchuan Sun, MD,  Yingao Zhang, Varun Prabhu, PhD, Chunxiao Zhou, MD, PhD, Victoria L Bae-Jump, MD, PhD

A Strategy for Outpatient Implementation of Focused Advance Care Planning with Advance Directives: A Quality Improvement Initiative

Meredith Newton, MD, Allison Staley, MD, MPH, Yingao Zhang, Victoria Bae-Jump, MD, PhD

A Prognostic Scoring System for Determining the Benefit of Chemotherapy and Chemoradiation in Stage I-IV Uterine Papillary Serous Cancer

David Mysona, Jin-Xiong She, Lynn Tran, Paul Tran, Sharad Ghamande, Bunja Rungruang, Bruno dos Santos, John Chan, Linda Van Le, and Paola Gehrig

No Residual Disease At the Time of Interval Debulking Surgery – It is All or Nothing

David Mysona, Sharad Ghamande, Jin-Xiong She, Lynn Tran, Paul Tran, Bunja Rungruang, John Chan, Victoria Bae Jump, Paola Gehrig

Brain metastases in gynecologic cancer: a case control study

Lindsey Buckingham MD, Yingao Zhang, MS, Megan S Grant MS, Leslie H. Clark MD