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Immune Function Predicts Infection Risk Among Child Trauma Patients
Researchers studying critically ill children with traumatic injuries have identified an immune marker that predicts which patients are likely to develop a hospital-acquired infection. The study, led my Mark Hall, MD, principal investigator in the Center for Clinical and Translational Research and division chief of Critical Care Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was published in June in the journal Shock.

Young Scientist Education Seminar Series on Thursdays from 4-5PM in July

Save the Date: Research Institute Summer Town Hall Meeting on July 30

NIH Requires Researchers to Acknowledge CTSA Grant Support in Publications for Use of CCTS Services and Resources

Register for the 2014 Research Retreat on September 17

New Study Will Compare Accountable Care Organization Performance, Build Quality Benchmarks

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications from NCH Faculty (June/July Publications from PubMed)

Regulating the Fate of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Attractive Candidates for Repairing and Engineering Blood Vessels to Treat Ischemic Diseases
Brenda Lilly, PhD, a principal investigator in the Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, led a study on how mesenchymal stem cells can become smooth muscle cells, which can be used to repair or create new blood vessels for patients who have had a stroke or heart attack. This study was published online in Stem Cells and Development in June.

Jonathan Finlay, MB, ChB, FRCP, Appointed Director of Neuro-Oncology

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