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The Division of Newborn Medicine maintains several active research programs, from National Institutes of Health-funded basic research to collaborative, multi-center clinical trials. Current areas of investigation include respiratory muscle function and fatigue, brain blood flow and its relation to brain injury in premature infants, chronic lung disease, and gastro-esophageal reflux disease.
Using a genome-based approach, the lab has pioneered studies of a family of proteins called serpins, which protect cells from injury. An investigation is underway to examine how serpins work in normal development as well as the role they play in certain cancers and infections.
Other areas of interest include:
Neurodevelopmental Outcome at Age 7 After Selective Head Cooling with Mild Systemic Hypothermia After Neonatal Encephalopathy
Whole Genome Sequencing in the Intensive Care Unit Population
Evaluation of the Single Dose Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Ceftobiprole in Neonate and Infant Subjects Aged up to 3 Months Undergoing Treatment With Systemic Antibiotics
Feeding During Ibuprofen or Indomethacin Treatment of Preterm Infants for a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
Trial to Evaluate Pagibaximab in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates for the Prevention of Staphylococcal Sepsis
Study of Pediatric Subjects Requiring Anticoagulation for the Treatment of a Venous Thromboembolic Event
Thomas Hooven, MD
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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