pediatric surgery Archives
Factor CITED in pediatric liver cancer
Feb. 20, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers report that they have found a factor involved in the persistence of embryonic cells implicated in childhood liver cancer.
Gates Foundation grant aids pediatric nutrition research
Jan. 24, 2013—Using a SmartPhone platform and a $100,000 grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Vanderbilt Pediatric Surgeon John Pietsch, M.D., and fourth-year medical student Katherine Allen may revolutionize the way infants and children all over the world are assessed and treated for proper nutrition.
Wilms’ tumors differ in developing nations
Apr. 13, 2012—In addition to limited health care resources, biological factors may play a role in the poor survival of children with a common kidney cancer in developing nations.