• Research

    The Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery continuously explores medical horizons through faculty involvement in  clinical and basic laboratory research. 

    Clinical research includes:

    • Richard Falcone, MD’s work in trauma epidemiology, education and prevention through funding from the state of Ohio, Cincinnati Children’s and Kohl’s
    • Thomas Inge, MD’s leadership of national efforts to prospectively gather and publish evidence-based recommendations for use  in weight loss surgery in adolescents
    • Roshni Dasgupta, MD’s study of outcomes based on race and obesity in pediatric oncology patients 

    Basic science research in the Division includes:  

    • Sundeep Keswani, MD’s focus on the molecular mechanisms underlying the fetal regenerative wound healing prototype
    • Michael Helmrath, MD’s research on the mechanisms of intestinal stem cell expansion following resection
    • Jason Frischer, MD’s work to investigate how inhibiting blood vessel development can help treat pediatric solid organ cancers and inflammatory bowel disease
    • Gregory Tiao, MD’s research on virus-induced intracellular signaling pathways and biliary atresia.
  • Basic Science Research

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