Research Outcomes: Pediatric Swallowing Disorders — Maureen Lefton-Greif, Ph.D., M.A.
Maureen Lefton-Greif, a Johns Hopkins speech-language pathologist, discusses her latest research on dysphagia and the video fluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS).
An Unexpected Cause of Hypoglycemia in a Patient with Type I Diabetes — Joseph Heinemann, M.D.
Johns Hopkins pediatric endocrinology fellow Joseph Heinemann discusses a case of an unexpected cause of hypoglycemia in a patient with type 1 diabetes.
Contribution of Other Indoor Exposures in Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention Trial (MAAIT)
Pediatric pulmonologist Christy Sadreameli discusses her secondary analysis of the Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention Trial (MAAIT).
Neonatal Research Overview - W. Christopher Golden, M.D.
Christopher Golden, medical director of the newborn nursery, discusses his collaborative research with other specialties at Johns Hopkins.
Perinatal Brain Research Outcomes - Lauren Jantzie, Ph.D.
Lauren Jantzie, neuroscientist and associate professor of neurosurgery/neurology, discusses her team’s collaborative research with the neonatal division.
Cuff Size Matters for Blood Pressure Monitoring and Device Accuracy
Tammy Brady, M.D., Ph.D., medical director of the pediatric hypertension program at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, discusses her research on the importance of the size of blood pressure cuffs for accurate readings.
Pelvic Osteotomy in Classic Bladder Exstrophy and Cloacal Exstrophy
Pediatric fellow Chad Crigger details what we have learned from looking back on pelvic osteotomy in classic bladder exstrophy and cloacal exstrophy as well as the impact for care.
Outcomes in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Pediatric pulmonologist Brianna Aoyama discusses her latest research in bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). The lungs of premature infants with this diagnosis improve with growth and age
A Brief Overview of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
David Hackam, Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon-in-chief, discusses necrotizing enterocolitis and research taking place at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Strategies to Improve Communication About Neurocognitive Impacts in Pediatric Oncology
Kathy Ruble, Johns Hopkins nurse practitioner and leukemia survivorship program director, discusses neurocognitive impacts for pediatric patients with cancer.
Healthcare Transition in Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease: Focus on the Individual and Family Support Systems
Johns Hopkins pediatric nephrologist Cozumel Pruette discusses her research concerning transition from pediatric to adult health care for patients with chronic kidney disease.
Osteotomy in the Newborn Patient with Classic Bladder Exstrophy (CBE): A Comparative Study
Pediatric urology researchers at Johns Hopkins are studying the outcomes of osteotomy procedures in younger patients.
Urothelial Differences in the Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex: Potential Implications for Management
Heather Di Carlo, director of pediatric urology research, discusses a new study on the urothelial differences between patients with bladder exstrophy and patients without this condition.
Bladder Capacity and Growth in Classic Bladder Exstrophy: A Novel Predictive Tool
Heather Di Carlo, director of pediatric urology research, discusses how bladder capacity is being used as a metric for patients with classic bladder exstrophy.
Risks Versus Benefits of Social Media Use in Critical Care — Physician Perspective
Experts from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center participated in various sessions and presentations during the 2022 Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Annual International Meeting.
When Is It Safe to Re-introduce Feeds?
In this video, Dennis Delany highlights key points from his nutrition session presentation on re-introducing feeds for newborns and infants with bloody stools, which is a comorbidity of congenital heart disease.
25-Hydroxyvitamin D Deficiency and Risk of Dyslipidemia in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease
Zachary Newton, M.D., a fellow in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will discuss his team’s findings indicating that insufficient levels of vitamin D are associated with dyslipidemia in children with CKD.
TV Time, Especially During Meals, Is Associated with Poor Dietary Practices Among Toddlers
Melissa Lutz, M.D., and Eliana Perrin, M.D., M.P.H., will share insight into their team’s study that looked at the association between TV screen time, including during meals, and dietary practices among 2-year-old children.
Association of Perinatal HIV Infection with Blood Pressure and Hypertension Among Youth
In the Hypertension session, Tammy Brady, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair for clinical research in the Department of Pediatrics at the school of medicine and medical director of the pediatric hypertension program at the Children’s Center, will ...
Preexisting Chronic Illness As a Risk Factor for Pediatric COVID-19 Disease Severity
Olga Charnaya, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, and Ryan Handoko, M.D., a resident in the Department of Pediatrics, are among the school of medicine researchers who investigated whether underlying chronic illness, along with age ...
One Size Does Not Fit All: Impact of Using a Regular Cuff for All Blood Pressure Measurements
Using the wrong-size blood pressure cuff can cause incorrect blood pressure measurements, according to new research by Tammy Brady, M.D. presented at a recent American Heart Conference.
Pediatric Vestibular Disorders
Pediatric otolaryngologist Carolyn Jenks discusses Johns Hopkins’ multidisciplinary approach to treating dizziness and balance disorders in pediatric patients.
Diagnosing and Treating Breast Masses in Adolescents
Pediatric surgeon Erica Hodgman discusses the diagnosis and treatment of breast masses in adolescents.
Necrotizing Enterocolitis | David Hackam, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins Children's Center Surgeon-in-Chief David Hackam discusses his latest research paper, Toll-like Receptor 4 Mediated Enteric Glia Loss is Critical for the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Case Presentation: Ganglioglioma Brain Tumor
Alan Cohen, director of Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgery, shares the case of a 12-year-old boy who had a generalized seizure that led him to the emergency room. An MRI showed a tumor in the left parietal lobe of the brain.
Case Presentation: Pediatric Intracranial Epidural Hematoma
Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death in children in the U.S. Watch as the director of pediatric neurosurgery, Alan Cohen, describes the case of a 15-month-old child who was rushed to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center after ...
Case Presentation: Spinal Epidermoid Tumor
A 6-year-old girl was unable to walk due to pain in her back. After she was taken to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, imaging showed a large mass filling the spinal canal and pushing out the spinal roots at L4–L5.
Q&A About the Use of Gene Transfer Therapy for the Treatment of Rare Pediatric Neurologic Disorders
Pediatric neurologist Tom Crawford discusses how gene transfer therapy is being used to treat rare neurologic diseases in children.
Surgical Reconstruction for Pediatric Cranial Anomalies | FAQ
Hear from Richard Redett and Eric Jackson, pediatric surgeons at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, as they discuss the causes and surgical treatment options for cranial anomalies in children.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
R. Jay Lee, M.D., discusses anterior cruciate ligament injuries (ACL) and explains how the injuries occur, the signs and symptoms, how they are treated and how to prevent an ACL injury.
Case Presentation: Resection of Intradural, Intramedullary Capillary Hemangioma Dermal Sinus Tract
Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Mari Groves discusses a case of a young girl who presented with an intradural, intramedullary extension of a capillary hemangioma and progressive neurological decline.
Pediatric Knee Injuries Case Presentation with Dr. Jay Lee
R. Jay Lee, M.D., pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, gives a case presentation of a 10-year-old patient with torn ACL for pediatric providers and reviews the diagnosis and treatment.
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Neonatology Research: Innovation and Collaboration
Frances Northington, co-director of the neurosciences intensive care nursery, and neonatologist Raul Chavez Valdez discuss the impact of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center neonatology research.
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Sheela Magge provides an overview of the division, the care of diabetes patients and their families, research innovations and why she is honored to care for patients at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Case Presentation for Pediatric Providers
Amit Jain, M.D., gives a case presentation of a 13-year-old patient with idiopathic scoliosis for pediatric primary care providers, and reviews the diagnosis and treatment.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Case Presentation for Orthopaedic Providers
Amit Jain, M.D., gives a case presentation for pediatric orthopaedic providers of a 13 year old patient with idiopathic scoliosis and reviews the diagnosis and treatment.
Risa Wolf, a pediatric endocrinologist and diabetes expert, discusses the increased incidence of obesity, prediabetes and diabetes in children and how it affects communities locally and globally.
Innovations in Pediatric Headache Treatments
Christopher Oakley, director of the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Headache Center, discusses the challenges of diagnosing pediatric headache, and talks about lifestyle changes and medications to help ease the pain
420g to Thriving: A Preemie Case Study
Akhil Maheshwari, director of the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, presents a complicated case study of a fragile preterm newborn whose care required a multidisciplinary team.
Eric Jelin, director of the fetal program at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, explains gastroschisis, its possible causes and the procedure to repair it surgically after a baby is born.
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy Procedure – Cerebral Palsy
Shenandoah Robinson, a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center neurosurgeon, discusses the opportunities for selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) in cerebral palsy patients.
Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infants
Susan Aucott, medical director of the Johns Hopkins neonatal intensive care unit, discusses patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and how it affects preterm babies.
Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center pediatric endocrinologist Scott Blackman discusses cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, the connection between the two conditions and how cystic fibrosis research can help us better understand type 2 diabetes.
Douglas Mogul, medical director of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Liver Center, discusses pediatric liver transplant options, the benefits of live liver donations and expected outcomes
Improving Communication in the NICU
Renee Boss, a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center pediatric neonatologist and neonatal palliative care expert, discusses Johns Hopkins research showing the importance of communication between parents, families and caregivers and neonatal clinicians ...
Pediatric Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation Q&A
Kenneth Cooke, director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Program, shares innovative treatments of half-matched related donor transplants at Johns Hopkins and discusses how half-match is influencing patient care.
CAR-T cell therapy can be a last hope for some pediatric patients and their families.
Crohn's Disease in a Pediatric Patient
Maria Oliva-Hemker, director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, and Alex Garcia, surgical director of the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program at the center, ...
Standardized Feeding Reduces Cholestasis in Surgical Neonates
Darla Shores, medical director of the Hopkins Resource for Intestinal Vitality and Enhancement (THRIVE) at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, discusses how standardized feeding reduces cholestasis in surgical neonates.
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus During Childhood
Sheela Magge, director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, talks about type 2 diabetes mellitus during childhood.
Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) | FAQ
Dr. Heather Di Carlo, Director of Pediatric Urology Research, answers frequently asked questions about vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) including symptoms, treatment options and recovery.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Improving Radiation Treatments for Children
Dr. Stephanie Terezakis and her research team are looking for ways to deliver radiation more precisely to tumors and minimize radiation to healthy tissues.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Infants
Dr. David Hackam and his team look for new ways to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis, the leading cause of death from gastrointestinal disease in premature infants.
Successful Surgical Treatment for Pediatric Epilepsy
Pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson discusses the case of a teenage girl whose seizures caused by epilepsy were eradicated after laser ablation surgery.
A Morgagni Hernia with an Absent Ductus Venosus
An Unusual Case Causing Unusual Consequences - Presented by Eric Jelin, MD
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Children Living in Poverty – Tina Cheng, M.D.
Tina Cheng, M.D., and her team are working on ways to develop and test programs to interrupt the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Treating Progeria in Children – Susan Michaelis, Ph.D.
Susan Michaelis, Ph.D., and her team study a rare premature aging disease called progeria, which provides a unique window into the normal aging process.
Q&A on Pediatric Cerebral Palsy
Dr. Ranjit Varghese, assistant professor in pediatric orthopaedics, explains the types of cerebral palsy conditions that can be treated by an orthopedic surgeon and the benefits of sending a patient to Johns Hopkins.
Case Presentation: Complex Craniovertebral Junction Stabilization and Reconstruction
Neurosurgeon, Nicholas Theodore discusses the case of a 9-year-old girl with a severely unstable craniovertebral junction secondary to pseudoarthrosis and broken hardware with brainstem compression.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Toward a Treatment for Barth Syndrome | Dr. Hilary Vernon
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, producing the energy we need to live. So it’s no surprise that problems with mitochondria have severe effects on the body. One of these is Barth Syndrome, a failure of ...
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Intellectual Disability Treatments | Dr. Hans Bjornsson
Dr. Hans Bjornsson studies proteins bound to our DNA to find causes and potential treatments for a disease called Kabuki syndrome. His work may lead to one of the first treatments for an inborn intellectual disability.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Using Stem Cells to Treat Blood Disorders | Dr. Elias Zambidis
Dr. Elias Zambidis cares for children suffering from leukemia and other blood disorders.
Latest Options for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors
Pediatric neurosurgeon Alan Cohen, M.D., chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, discusses the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric brain tumors, including minimally invasive surgery and genetic profiling.
Kids Cancers and Mutations | Podcast
Elizabeth Tracey and William Nelson M.D., director of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, discuss the findings from a study recently reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that examined the role germ line mutations play in childhood cancers.
Elizabeth Tracey and Johns Hopkins associate professor of pediatrics and international health, Sanjay Jain M.D., discuss whether or not young children with TB put everyone at risk.
Elizabeth Tracey and Redonda Miller M.D., an internal medicine expert at Johns Hopkins, discuss the findings from a New England Journal of Medicine study that say feeding peanuts at an early age may be the best way to avoid allergies.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Q&A
Dr. Jena Miller provides answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH).
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