Akhil Maheshwari discusses serious illnesses in newborn and premature babies, the care and treatment of these complex conditions, and how Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is uniquely equipped to care for these patients and their families.
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.
Shenandoah Robinson, a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center neurosurgeon, discusses the opportunities for selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) in cerebral palsy patients.
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.
Using a 3D model, Jordan Steinberg, a pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, discusses the etiology of a giant cell granuloma and how he and his colleagues diagnosed and successfully treated their 3-year-old patient.
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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