Location: Penn State Children's Hospital
Babies exposed to opioids while their mothers were pregnant with them may need special care even before they start to experience withdrawal symptoms, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
The Pediatric Complex Care Team at Penn State Children’s Hospital takes on the complicated cases that other doctors shy away from – children who have severely compromised organ systems, are technologically dependent on breathing or feeding tubes, see multiple specialists and require a high degree of coordinated care.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards Dovat $5,000 to mentor young investigator in pediatric cancer research
The St. Baldrick's Foundation will give researcher Dr. Sinisa Dovat $5,000 to mentor a young investigator in pediatric cancer research this summer. The foundation’s Summer Fellow grant provides funding for a medical school or college student to work in a pediatric oncology research lab for one summer.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, sidelines high school athletes every year. Kids who play sports aren’t more susceptible to the disease. Instead, adolescent competitors are at a greater risk for one of the illness’s serious complications — splenic rupture.