Category: Research

Crossing New Horizons in Immune Research

Posted on Aug 22, 2022 in Research

Dr. Trapecar and his colleagues in The Laboratory of Human Biomimetics at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital received a competitive “Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award” (MIRA) to help facilitate their research. The five-year, $2 million federal grant came from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), which offers grants to promising early-stage investigators (ESI) conducting research on basic biological processes.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Center for Pediatric Data Science and Analytics Methodology Presents Results of 3 Important Health Care Studies at International Conference

Posted on Aug 11, 2022 in Research

Members of the Center for Pediatric Data Science and Analytics Methodology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Clinical & Translational Research presented three research projects at the the 44th Annual International Conference of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. These studies focused on patient social needs, predicting seven-day hospital readmissions, and pediatric patient heart transplantation survival.

Yale Professor Takes Sabbatical at Johns Hopkins All Children’s

Posted on Jul 21, 2022 in Research

Professor Yang has been at Yale for nearly 14 years. The university encourages faculty to take periodic sabbaticals to recharge and learn from other programs. Yang reached out to Dr. Nagy about spending four months working with his lab and was thrilled with the efficiency of approving his sabbatical.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Study Finds Commonly Prescribed Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis for Children with Critical Asthma May be “Unwarranted”

Posted on Jul 15, 2022 in Research

Childhood asthma is an increasingly common respiratory condition involving chronic inflammation in the lungs. To get answers, Dr. Roberts and her fellow researchers queried the Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS) registry to identify national trends in SUP prophylaxis prescribing over most of a decade, and to determine the rates of major GI bleeding and clinically symptomatic gastritis among children hospitalized for CA.

Donors Pave the Way for Securing National Institutes of Health Pediatric Cancer Research Grant

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in Research

Recently, Ranjan J. Perera, Ph.D., was awarded a five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for slightly over $2 million. It is the first Research Project grant — known as an R01 — Johns Hopkins All Children's has received to study pediatric cancer research. R01 NIH grants are highly sought after. Only 10% of R01 grant applications are funded. It takes a great deal of advance work to receive one.

Research Team Determines Co-Prevalence of Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT) and Gastric Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants

Posted on Jun 17, 2022 in Research

CMT is a leading cause of referral to Johns Hopkins All Children’s physical therapy. Physical therapists can use this knowledge to educate and inform physicians and parents on the need to address positioning options for infants with GERD.

Milestone in the Mile-High City

Posted on Jun 02, 2022 in Research

A record number of Johns Hopkins All Children’s faculty and trainees presented at the 2022 National Pediatric Academic Societies this spring. The prestigious annual conference brings together pediatric health care organizations that are leaders in advancing pediatric research and child advocacy.

Preventing Life-Threatening Blood Clots in Children with Serious Cases of COVID-19

Posted on Jun 01, 2022 in Research

Since the multicenter study’s publication, clinicians are already putting its findings to work with potentially life-saving results.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Researchers Identify Important “Molecular Signature” for Predicting Breast Cancer Survival

Posted on Mar 28, 2022 in Research

The finding eventually will apply to treatments for pediatric cancers.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Researchers Make Progress Toward Better Understanding of Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on Mar 09, 2022 in Research

Interventions to prevent autoimmune reactions causing Type 1 Diabetes may be closer with the better knowledge of an “adhesion molecule” called CADM1.

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