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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 surgeon Erica Hodgman discusses the diagnosis and treatment of breast masses in adolescents.
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.
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 ...
Pediatric neurologist Tom Crawford discusses how gene transfer therapy is being used to treat rare neurologic diseases in children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shenandoah Robinson, a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center neurosurgeon, discusses the opportunities for selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) in cerebral palsy patients.
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.
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.
Dr. Stephanie Terezakis and her research team are looking for ways to deliver radiation more precisely to tumors and minimize radiation to healthy tissues.
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.
Pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson discusses the case of a teenage girl whose seizures caused by epilepsy were eradicated after laser ablation surgery.
Tina Cheng, M.D., and her team are working on ways to develop and test programs to interrupt the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage.
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.
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: 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 ...
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.
Dr. Elias Zambidis cares for children suffering from leukemia and other blood disorders.
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.
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.
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