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E.g., 2020-08-03

Fouda receives R21 grant

May 15, 2020
Congratulations to Genevieve Fouda, MD, PhD , associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases, for receiving an R21 grant entitled, Molecular signatures of broad neutralization in HIV infected children. The burden of HIV among adolescents and young adults remains high with...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Sujay Kansagra, MD

May 15, 2020
Sujay Kansagra, MD, decided to focus on neurology and pediatric sleep as a medical student, both because of the room the field offered for research and education. Now at Duke, he’s helping to treat children with troubled sleeping and overseeing the training of the next generation of child neurology...Read more

2020 Colin's Kids Foundation awards

May 15, 2020
Two members of the Department of Pediatrics and one member of the Department of Medicine have received Colin's Kids Foundation awards. The mission of Colin’s Kids Foundation is to provide funding to advance medical research related to congenital heart defects (CHDs) and to provide financial...Read more

Normalizing life at home with children during COVID-19

May 8, 2020
Family life, regardless of where you started, looks a lot different for almost everyone now than it did at the beginning of March, when the coronavirus threat was still something to be watched from afar. With school shut-downs, activities and social outlets closed, work schedules changed,...Read more

Staff Spotlight: Lisa Rasbach, PhD, CPNP

May 8, 2020
This week’s Staff Spotlight shines on Lisa Rasbach, PhD, CPNP, a nurse practitioner in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. Lisa talks about how the division has worked hard since COVID-19 to ramp up their telehealth approach. Additionally, she has worked with her team to assist families in...Read more

PTN assists in learning more about potential COVID-19 treatment drugs

May 1, 2020
Members of the Pediatric Trials Network (PTN) have worked to collaboratively to establish an extended component of the Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Safety Profile of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children per Standard of Care (POP02) to focus on six drugs that have the potential to...Read more

Resources for Your Well-Being

April 29, 2020
In the Department of Pediatrics, we know that our most valuable asset is our workforce. Over the past year we have increased our focus on workforce well-being, and that’s even more important during the time of COVID-19. We have created this web page that lists opportunities, valuable tools and...Read more

Aleem receives SPR Fellows’ Clinical Research Award

April 28, 2020
Congratulations to Samia Aleem, MD , who recently received a 2020 Fellows’ Clinical Research Award from the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) for her abstract, entitled Assessing 3 Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Definitions: Associations between Room Air Challenge Results and Respiratory Outcomes ...Read more

CHDI "Great Minds Think for Kids" Seminar Series

April 28, 2020
The goal of the Children’s Health & Discovery initiative (CHDI) is to foster multidisciplinary and innovative research that will positively impact childhood and lifelong health. Efforts in four key research focus areas (genes and biology, physical environment, social and economic factors, and...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for March 2020

April 24, 2020
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of March 2020. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Pinar Gumus Balikcioglu, MD, MHS (Endocrinology) received an award from Diabetes Research Connection...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Gabriela Maradiaga Panayotti, MD

April 23, 2020
She and her family contracted COVID-19 simultaneously. After their full recoveries, Dr. Gabriela Maradiaga Panayotti, an assistant professor in pediatrics in the Division of Primary Care and the Duke Healthy Lifestyles Program, is finding room for hope in this season and the beauty of Durham's...Read more

Pediatrics selects eight investigators for CMNH and Derfner awards

April 19, 2020
Each year the Department of Pediatrics distributes support for clinical, basic, or applied research projects proposed by investigators within the Duke Children’s community which is made possible by funds raised through Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) programs and corporate partnerships...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Richard J. Chung, MD

April 18, 2020
Adolescent Medicine Specialist Richard J. Chung, MD is one of the healthcare providers committed to caring for our community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what he still finds beautiful despite the challenge. In this challenging time for our community, where have you seen beauty? Working...Read more