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  • Asthma
  • Lung Function
  • Early Life Environment

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Basic and Preclinical Science

Research Interests

Microbiome, Host-Microbial Interactions, Infectious Diseases, Molecular Pathogenesis

Recent Publication

Nasal Dysbiosis in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Is Characterized by Shifts in Relative Abundances of Non-Staphylococcus Bacteria.

Basic and Preclinical Science

Divakar S. Mithal, MD, PhD

Mithal (Divakar) Laboratory

Research Interests

Neuroscience, Mitochondrial Disease, Metabolism, Genetic, Neurocritical Care

Recent Publication

DEPDC5-dependent mTORC1 signaling mechanisms are critical for the anti-seizure effects of acute fasting.

Basic and Preclinical Science

Amy L. Walz, MD

Walz Laboratory

Research Interests

Clinical Trial Development for Pediatric Oncology Patients, Exosomes, Liquid Biopsy, Renal Tumor Biology

Recent Publication

Tumor biology, biomarkers, and liquid biopsy in pediatric renal tumors.

Clinical and Community Trials

Research Interests

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma/Diffuse Midline Glioma, High Grade Glioma, Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapies, Health Disparities

Recent Publication

Recurrent pediatric infratentorial ependymomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis on outcomes and molecular classification.

Basic and Preclinical Science

Kyle L. MacQuarrie, MD, PhD

MacQuarrie Laboratory

Research Interests

Pediatric Solid Tumors, Pediatric Sarcomas, Developmental Biology, Nuclear Organization

Recent Publication

Nucleoli and the nucleoli-centromere association are dynamic during normal development and in cancer.

Community, Population Health, and Outcomes

Research Interests

Developmental Origins of Childhood Metabolic Disease, Thyroid Cancer in Children and Adolescents, Epigenetics, Maternal/Fetal Nutrition and Metabolism

Recent Publication

Short-Term Complications After Total Thyroidectomy in Children.