Clinical And Translational Research In Emergency And Critical Care

Faculty member: Charles B. Cairns, MD

Project Description: Acute phenotyping of patients in the emergency ( EMS , ED) and critical care (ICU) settings. Dr. Cairns serves as the Associate Director of the NIH US Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group. Current UNC activities include use of genomic, proteomic and metabolomic profiles to identify patients at risk for complications with suspected sepsis, pneumonia, trauma and burns.