The 17th Annual Safar Symposium took place on April 22nd and 23rd this year, and was an outstanding success, and one the most well attended in the event’s history.
Safar Center Faculty members, Ruchira Jha MD, and Shaun Carlson, PhD, have been awarded grants by the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research.
Safar Center Associate Director Sherry Chou, PhD, just received a notice of award for her new R21 grant, titled “MicroRNA Endotypes of Systemic Inflammation in Sub-Arachnoid hemorrhaGE (MESSAGE).”
Ihuoma Njoku was recently awarded the Bert and Sally O’Malley Award for outstanding medical students at the 2019 Pitt Medical School Scholars Day.
Onome Oghifobibi, MD, a second-year fellow received the Diversity in the Research Workforce Travel Award from the Society for Pediatric Research.
We are pleased to announce that in June, Michael Wolf, MD, and Alicia Alcamo, MD, graduated from the Safar Center’s Pediatric Neurointensive Care and Resuscitation Research FellowshipT32 program.
Safar Center Scientist, Cameron Dezfulian, MD, in collaboration with William Clark, PhD, awarded $50,000 for pediatric development of their innovative new intravenous catheter called the ThreadRite IV.
Safar Center Associate Director Corina Bondi, PhD, was recently elected as a Fellow of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society.
Safar Center Associate Director, Rachel Berger, MD, was recently elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).
Former Safar Center T32 Fellow Jessica Wallisch, MD, was recently featured as the Early Career Investigator for the month of March in the journal Pediatric Research.
Dr. Patrick Kochanek was honored to be one of the distinguished speakers, amongst several prestigious lecturers commemorating the 125th year of institution.
On December 12th, visiting professor Dr. Sapna Kudchadkar presented Grand Rounds to the Department of Critical Care. Her lecture was titled “Illness Doesn’t Mean Stillness: Creating a Culture of Mobility for Critically Ill Children.”