Department of Pediatrics Annual Reports

Pedi Press: A Quarterly Publication of the Department of Pediatrics

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Pediatric News Releases

First-in-human clinical trial aims to treat neuroblastomaJun 15, 2018
In a promising development, researchers announced a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a new form of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma using genetically engineered natural killer T cells (NKTs).
Children should stay socially active during summer vacationJun 13, 2018
Dr. Jin Han discusses why it is important for children to remain socially active during summer.
Mosquito saliva alone triggers unexpected immune responseMay 17, 2018
Researchers have taken a closer look at the effect of mosquito saliva alone and found that it can trigger an unexpected variety of immune responses in an animal model of the human immune system. 
Baylor, BillionToOne collaborate for non-invasive prenatal testMay 16, 2018
In an effort to provide safe testing to expecting mothers, Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with BillionToOne in a joint clinical study of a novel, non-invasive blood test that detects sickle cell disease during pregnancy.
Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 18, 2018
Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.
Tips for students on how to avoid burnoutApr 5, 2018
Between school, homework and extracurricular activities, it can be hard for students to balance all of their responsibilities, which can lead to a feeling of being burned out. Dr. Karen Lawson gives her tips on how students can avoid feeling this way.
Talking to your teen about her growing bodyMar 22, 2018
Girls Elevated will aim to give parents and young girls tips on how to effectively talk about bodies changing to help make growing up a little easier.
Study: reactions vary in children with milk, egg allergyMar 22, 2018
A new study shows that for the population of children that cannot tolerate milk or egg in baked form, they may experience significantly different allergic reaction profiles after consuming baked milk or egg.
Spring Evenings with Genetics begins with autism spectrumMar 13, 2018
On Tuesday, March 20, Evenings with Genetics will highlight Phelan-McDermid Syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards grant to pediatric instructorMar 8, 2018
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, has announced its 2018 Fellow Grants, including Dr. Samara Potter.