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Pediatric News Releases

PPM1D gene gives a winning boost to stem cellsNov 1, 2018
In a recent study, researchers combined clinical and laboratory studies to show the PPM1D gene can confer blood cells exposed to the chemotherapy agent cisplatin a survival advantage that might favor the development of leukemia years later.
Fathers needed for online survey Oct 29, 2018
Researchers are looking for fathers of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years to complete an online survey.
Distinct stages in infant microbiome development identifiedOct 24, 2018
In the largest clinical microbiome study in infants reported to date, a team found distinct stages of development in the microbiome that were associated with early life exposures. 
How divorced parents can keep Halloween sweet for kidsOct 17, 2018
Trick-or-treating, dressing up in costume and having fun are all most children want to do on Halloween, but for some divorced families it can be a challenge to figure out how to make the night a treat and not a fright. 
New high-dose radiation therapy available for pediatric liver cancer patientsOct 4, 2018
A team of physician-scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are now using a new treatment option for pediatric patients with liver tumors, called Transarterial Radioembolization (TARE).
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao awarded NIH Director's High-Risk, High-Reward grantOct 2, 2018
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, instructor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been awarded the NIH's High-Risk, High-Reward grant, which recognizes highly innovative research to address major challenges in biomedical research.
Grant supports identifying leukemia, Down syndrome linkSep 18, 2018
To better understand a predisposition for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with Down syndrome, a team of researchers will sequence the genomes of more than 2,000 individuals with Down syndrome.
Breakthrough reveals mutation driving acute myeloid leukemiaSep 10, 2018
Researchers have discovered that the growth of leukemic cells depends on mutant NPM1 gene and its abnormal transport out of the nucleus into the cytoplasm of the cell.
$2 million grant to fund Pregnancy Resuscitation ProgramSep 6, 2018
Dr. Peter Nielsen received a five-year, $2 million grant to develop a program to train specialists and emergency responders who treat women who experience cardiac arrest during pregnancy.
New histiocytotic disorder insights may improve therapiesAug 30, 2018
In a review published in New England Journal of Medicine, physician-scientists review the history of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (LCH) and the recent developments that will help propel the treatment for patients into the realm of personalized medicine.