November

DNA Variations Influencing Two Genes are Associated with Prolonged Walking in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Genome-wide association study identifies two variants that may yield therapies Researchers at Nationwide Children’s have found that two DNA variants that play a role in gene regulation are associated with prolonged ability to walk in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Geneticist’s Newest Book: a Guide to Those Writing About Science

Dan Koboldt aims to help scif-fi, fantasy and other writers to make it real in print and on screens Dan Koboldt, MS, a principal investigator in the Institute for Genomic Medicine, is also a nighttime writer, who just had his fourth book published: Putting the Science in Science Fiction.

Non-invasive images suggest cerebral malaria may have different phenotypes

If confirmed in new study, transcranial Doppler ultrasound could help guide treatment of deadly disease In a hospital in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nicole O’Brien, MD, a Critical Care physician from Nationwide Children’s, would look at a row of 20 children with cerebral

Proteins Triggering Imbalance of Mucous and Ciliated Cells in Chronic Lung Diseases Identified

Finding yields possible targets for cell replacement therapies and other treatments to restore airways Many chronic lung diseases in children and adults have one thing in common: the airway lining that normally traps and sweeps out bacteria, viruses and diesel particulates stops functioning

Recent Publications

Wani TM, Hakim M, Ramesh A, Rehman S, Majid Y, Miller R, Tumin D, Tobias JD. Risk factors for post-induction hypotension in children presenting for surgery. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.1007/s00383-018-4359-5.