Dr. Stricker is a clinical outcomes researcher who leads the Pedi-INQUIRE perioperative research team at CHOP. He is a Leonard Davis Institute Senior Fellow, he founded the multicenter Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group, and leads the international Pediatric Perioperative Outcomes Group.
Dr. Cristancho is a child neurologist specializing in Fetal and Neonatal Neurology. Her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms that regulate the extent of disabilities some kids have after prenatal and neonatal brain injury. Her goal is to help develop novel therapeutic interventions.
Dr. Tan studies transcriptional regulation during normal development and disease. This involves the interplay of multiple transcription and epigenetic factors in a 3D chromosomal environment. Using experimental genomics and computational modeling, Dr. Tan investigates transcriptional regulatory networks underlying embryonic hematopoiesis, T cell differentiation, and pediatric leukemia.
This week's news roundup features an outstanding science award, Highly Cited Researchers, and STAT Wunderkinds, along with new research about cancer risk with birth defects, epilepsy, and acute myeloid leukemia.