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The NICU Grad Podcast covers the bread and butter of neonatology for NICU providers at all levels. Episodes include interviews with neonatology experts, case-based discussions and pearls about NICU care. Subscribe today and become a NICU Grad! Hosted by Neonatologist, Clinician-Educator and NICU Grad Neena Jube-Desai MD, MBA
 
Transformational Pediatrics is a free podcast series for health care professionals featuring the specialists from Children’s Mercy covering topics in that are changing pediatric medicine. In each 10-minute podcast we cover important and timely topics in pediatrics including heart care and cardiology, critical care, oncology, neurology, neonatology, infectious disease, gastroenterology and nephrology among a host of others. We will discuss research, ethics, new solutions to health care our pr ...
 
Lectures and discussions to help meet the continuing education needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in neonatal, cardiology, pediatric, obstetric and maternal-fetal medicine. These podcasts are presented through Pediatrix University by the The Center for Research, Education and Quality.The Grand Rounds forum provides topics in neonatal-perinatal medicine. Educational activities offer a combined slide and audio presentation, as well as mp3, mp4, and a non-audio opti ...
 
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Children's Mercy Kansas City has been at the forefront of implementing genomic sequencing in clinical pediatrics and neonatology. In this podcast, John Lantos, MD, Director of Pediatric Bioethics at Children's Mercy Kansas City, discusses the promise of genomic medicine and three suppressing lessons we have learned about the role of genomic medicin…
 
The Children’s Mercy Research Institute® is undertaking a research initiative to build a first-of-its-kind pediatric data repository to facilitate the search for answers and novel treatments for pediatric genetic conditions. Our goal is to collect genomic data and health information for 30,000 children and their families over the next seven years, …
 
How do we create a healthier future for children? The Children's Mercy Research Institute with a core focus on genomics, personalized therapeutics, population health, health care innovation and bioethics is positioned to fundamentally transform pediatric research and create a world of well-being for all children. Listen as Thomas Curran, PhD, FRS, …
 
To reduce the risk of complications related to hemodialysis, the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Division of Nephrology has implemented several strategies. Listen as Dr. Bradley Warady shares how the institution of standardized infection prevention practices has resulted in more than 1,200 consecutive days without an outpatient central line-associated…
 
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is recognized as one of the top 10 nephrology programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and the kidney transplant program has incorporated a number of innovative practices into their management plan that are designed to enhance patient outcomes. Join us as Dr. Bradley Warady discusses how the program’s persona…
 
Devika Maulik MD shares her translational research as it relates to folic acid and different responses to dosing among women of various races and ethnicities. She is using the information gathered to create recommended guidelines for folic acid dosing. She discusses current literature on this topic, as well as her studies in this area.…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented work environment for pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. How we practice medicine has been dramatically changed. When discussing physical precautions such as PPE and social distancing, provider mental well-being also should be a part of the conversation. In this podcast, Jennifer Bickel, MD…
 
Childhood Obesity continues to be on the rise and causes serious health consequences. In this podcast, Dr. Jason Fraser discusses the Bariatric Surgery program at Children's Mercy. We learn who is a candidate for bariatric surgery, the requirements for surgery, why Children's Mercy decided to offer bariatric surgery, the type of bariatric surgery o…
 
CHAMP (Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program) is a multi-disciplinary based team that has been designed to meet the needs of the most complex cardiac population with single ventricle heart disease. The program closely monitors patients with single ventricle heart disease between the critical first and second stages (before stage II Glenn surgery).…
 
The CKiD study was recently approved for an additional five years and $4.7 million of funding, making 20 consecutive years of funding. Historically, when participants developed end-stage disease, they left the study. The next phase of study will focus on the entire spectrum of the disease, starting with early CKiD in infants and following those who…
 
Patients that have residual leukemia stem cells after chemotherapy and other treatments have substantially higher risk for relapse. Survival rates for relapsed leukemia are very poor. Even when patients survive long-term, the very toxic anti-cancer treatments are escalated in treating relapsed leukemia. This particularly risks long-term health and …
 
Osteosarcoma is highly metastatic and drug-resistant cancer. The survival rate for metastatic osteosarcoma remains less than 20 percent for the last 40 years. Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, PhD, is leading research focused on the elucidation of mechanisms underlying osteosarcoma progression and the discovery of novel drugs against this osteosarcoma. His labora…
 
Peutz-jeghers syndrome (PJS) is an inherited syndrome, characterized by the development of gastrointestinal polyps and characteristic mucocutaneous freckling. Individuals that present with PJS tend to have polyps often in their small intestine as well as their stomach and large intestine. Recently the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology…
 
Type 2 diabetes was commonly associated with the adult population. This diagnosis was even referenced as adult-onset diabetes but in recent years type 2 diabetes in children is on the rise. Although researchers aren’t clear as to why some children develop type 2 diabetes there are some causes that can increase the risk. When children present with t…
 
Can an effective treatment for medically refractive Crohn’s disease be found in the gastrointestinal tract itself? Dr. Alka Goyal with Children’s Mercy Kansas City is exploring the role of fecal transplant as a rescue therapy for patients whose inflammatory bowel disease has not responded to traditional treatment. Early research showed that a singl…
 
As an expert in the treatment of Tourette Syndrome (TS), recently, Dr. Coffman was asked to author an article on the pharmacological treatment of Tourette Syndrome. In collaboration with Dr. Quezada, the paper was published in CNS Drugs Journal, focusing on current approaches and new developments regarding treatment of Tourette Syndrome. The team d…
 
Neonatal pharmacotherapy is a field ripe with opportunity. Efficacy and toxicity is unpredictable and varies greatly for many drug classes commonly used. Weight-based dosing continues to be the standard of care as individualized drug markers are lacking. To better understand variability in drug response, the focus must shift from drug dosing to dru…
 
Approximately 10 to 15 percent of childhood cancer cases are due to a genetic predisposition. Children’s Mercy Kansas City is searching within the genetic code to not only identify genes that may lead to cancer, but to find answers in how to better treat or cure pediatric cancer. Erin Guest, MD, Director of Cancer Genomics at Children’s Mercy, disc…
 
Thanks to the research being done in CKid, we know that children diagnosed with chronic kidney disease progress over time to dialysis and transplantation. That makes it very important to address therapies which can mitigate the progression of chronic kidney disease. Joining the show today is Tarak Srivastava, MD, he has been awarded R01 funding fro…
 
In pediatrics care most often supports life-sustaining treatment to promote the best interests of the child. But in some circumstances (after weighing the balance of benefits and burdens of a range of treatment choices) continuing life-sustaining treatment is decided to no longer be in the child’s best interests. Collaboration and clear communicati…
 
It’s well-accepted that there are a variety of complex pathways that contribute to abdominal pain in children; but what are these pathways, and how can they be measured? By combining the data from mobile body sensors and self-reporting from participants, researchers at Children’s Mercy Kansas City were able apply “big data” to identify pain trigger…
 
Did you know over 17,000 children are treated for lawnmower injuries each year in the US, resulting in 4,000 trips to the ER. About 75 children die annually from these injuries. Our Guest Dale Jarka, MD is leading a first of its kind research study at Children’s Mercy to better define the causes, patterns and effects of Lawn Mower injuries, identif…
 
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