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The CDT uses studies of childhood diseases and development to identify mechanisms and principles that can be translated into children’s health improvements.
The Neonatal Respiratory Support Technologies team has developed Seattle Positive Airway Pressure (Seattle-PAP), an invention that promises to improve the odds for premature infants no matter where they are born.
Dr. Michael Portman is unraveling how the heart responds to injury, and identifying supplements that prevent damage and accelerate recovery.
Reproducibility: In praise of open research measures. Nature. 2013 Jun 13;498(7453):170. doi: 10.1038/498170b. Kolker E.
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Kawasaki disease and soy: potential role for isoflavone interaction with Fcγ receptors. Pediatr Res. 2013 Feb;73(2):130-4. doi: 10.1038/pr.2012.168. Epub 2012 Nov 20. Portman MA.
C-Myc induced compensated cardiac hypertrophy increases free fatty acid utilization for the citric acid cycle. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2013 Feb;55:156-64. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2012.07.005. Olson AK, Ledee D, Iwamoto K, Kajimoto M, O'Kelly Priddy C, Isern N, Portman MA.
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