Research in this section includes laboratory, clinical and educational projects.

Laboratory Research

  • Pattern formation in the vertebrate embryo
  • Xenopus tropicalis genetics
  • Mechanisms of liver and cardiovascular development
  • Hepatic stem cell differentiation
  • Liver regeneration

Clinical Research

  • Tight glucose control in critically ill children
  • Angiopoietin levels in children with sepsis
  • Prevention of deep venous thrombosis in critically ill children
  • New modalities for sedation monitoring in children
  • Optimal sedation methods for mechanically ventilated children
  • Prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia in children

Educational Research

  • Optimal education interventions utilizing high fidelity simulation
  • Methods to improve physician-patient communication

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