Attendees showcase research at Bilingual Research Conference

Over 100 attendees from across North America gathered at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine at McGovern Medical School to advance studies in bilingualism among children as part of the second Bilingual Research Conference in May, hosted by the Children’s Learning Institute.

John P. McGovern Award – Duraisamy Balaguru, M.D.

Dr. Duraisamy Balaguru, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the winner of the 2018 John P. McGovern Award as the exceptional clinical teacher.

Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium set for May 5

Registration is still open for the upcoming Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium, which will focus on updating pediatricians on the care of children with neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

Gene editing could be key to solving congenital anomalies of kidneys

With the help of gene editing and the African clawed frog, researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Rachel K. Miller in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School have found a cost-effective model for studying the genetics of developmental kidney diseases.

Northrup presents Pruzansky Lecture at March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference

Dr. Hope Northrup, professor and director of the division of medical genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School, said presenting the Samuel Pruzansky Memorial Lecture at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference was something she “couldn’t have imagined in her wildest dreams.”