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Research

Pediatrics

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
  • Capillary leak syndrome
  • Whole Exome Sequencing

Clinical Research

  • Factors associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation
  • Tight glucose control in critically ill children
  • Angiopoietin levels in children with sepsis
  • Prevention of deep venous thrombosis in critically ill children
  • Coagulation in critically ill children
  • Optimal sedation methods for mechanically ventilated children
  • Organ dysfunction in critically ill children
  • Quality assurance collaborative to improve safety and quality care for critically ill children

Educational Research

  • Improving advanced airway placement in children
  • Optimal education interventions utilizing high fidelity simulation
  • Methods to improve physician-patient communication

Faculty Research