Research Now :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

IN THIS ISSUE ::

Sandra Kim, MD, Selected as Faculty Inductee for Gold Humanism Honor Society and AOA Honor Medical Society

Clinical Research Services Open House on March 6, 2015 from 2-4PM in New Location

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications (Late January-Early March 2015 Publications from PubMed)

Reminder: Upcoming Navision Changes in March and April

Lab Safety Reviews: Research Safety Findings from 2014

Research Purchasing Updates and Vendor Show on March 11 from 9:30AM-1PM

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Trainee Research Awards: Letters of Intent Due March 15; Proposal Applications Due April 1

Save the Date: Spring 2015 Research Town Hall on Tuesday, April 21 from 2-3PM

Applications for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Cardiovascular Research Due March 31, 2015

Studies of Streptococcus pneumoniae Reveal New Therapeutics Targets for Many Diseases
A research team, led by Samantha King, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, has discovered that inhibiting a novel mechanism of bacterial adherence to host cells may prevent colonization of pathogens, which is a critical step in infectious disease development.

Novel Software, Churchill, Allows for Full Analysis of 1,000 Genomes in One Week Using Cloud Resources
Peter White, PhD, director of the Biomedical Genomics Core and principal investigator in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, is the lead author of a study that describes how this ultra-fast software, developed by his team at Nationwide Children’s, is empowering population-scale genomic analysis.

Non-Cardiac Surgeries for Children with Congenital Heart Disease Vary Substantially by Institution
A recent study co-authored by Katherine J. Deans, MD, and Peter C. Minneci, MD, principal investigators in the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice and pediatric surgeons at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, demonstrates significant variability in non-cardiac surgical procedures for children with CHD.

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