CRI Open House and Evening Seminar: “What is the Organ of Origin of Pediatric Sarcomatosis: Focus on a Rare Form of Pediatric Sarcomatosis”

October 1, 2019

Please join the Children’s Research Institute for an evening seminar in our new home! Refreshments will be served. “What is the Organ of Origin of Pediatric Sarcomatosis: Focus on a Rare Form of Pediatric Sarcomatosis” Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD Dr. Hayes-Jordan is a surgeon and researcher who focuses on the study of rare sarcomas, including Desmoplastic … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Rapid Precision Medicine for Infants in ICUs”

September 10, 2019

“Rapid Precision Medicine for Infants in ICUs” Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc Dr. Kingsmore leads a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, physicians and researchers who are pioneering the use of rapid Whole Genome Sequencing to enable precise diagnoses for critically-ill newborns. Among his achievements, Dr. Kingsmore holds the Guinness World Record for achieving the fastest molecular diagnosis … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series

June 11, 2019

“Acute Leukemia Genomics Across the Translational Spectrum” Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH Dr. Alexander is a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, with interests in leukemia, lymphoma, genomics and developmental therapeutics. His areas of research focus include genomic discovery in hematologic malignancies, early phase clinical trials in acute leukemia, as well as program and capacity development in resource limited settings. Read … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series

May 14, 2019

“Epigenetics, Neurodevelopment and Health of Children Born Extremely Preterm” Michael O’Shea, MD, MPH, and Rebecca Fry, PhD Dr. O’Shea is the C. Richard Morris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Fry is the Carol Remner Angle Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair for Strategic Initiatives in the Department of Environmental Sciences and … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series

April 4, 2019

“Building a Learning Health Care Culture: Lessons from Pediatric Oncology” Steven Joffe, MD, MPH Pediatric oncology is often held up as the model for learning healthcare systems to emulate. There is much truth–but also a few cautionary notes–in this view. This presentation will describe how pediatric oncology has created a learning healthcare culture, one on … Continued