Dr. Mayer's research interests center on chronic respiratory failure, the pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular disease, and assessing and managing patients with complex chest wall and spine disease.
Dr. Anari has research interests in pediatric chest wall and spinal deformities. His current research projects include understanding how children respond overall to chest wall surgery in thoracic insufficiency. He's working to identify which patients with early-onset scoliosis are at risk for unplanned surgery in an attempt to limit anesthesia exposure to the developing brain.
Rounding out a week of soaring temperatures and some exciting research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we bring you this week's headline highlights, including last Friday's fun-filled Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation kickoff event, a series of CHOP experts featured in mainstream media articles, breakthroughs in helping to reduce children's pain in the emergency department, and more.
Onwards and upwards: Last week's grand opening of the new Roberts Center for Pediatric Research coincided with a series of exciting news that suggest breakthroughs are on the horizon, and also give us a sense of how far research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has come.