WSU M.D./Ph.D. student Adam Deardorff won the Best Student Presentation Award at the International Motoneuron Meeting held last month in Sydney, Australia. See the conference program (PDF) to read the abstract of his oral presentation (p. 11). His research advisor is Robert Fyffe, Ph.D.
The conference is held every two years and covers a range of basic and human studies of motor control and function in health and disease. It is attended by leading scientists and clinicians from research centers in North America, Europe, and Australasia.
In addition to his M.D./Ph.D. studies, Deardorff is a leader in the Research Learning Community at WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine.