Pediatric Surgery Research

Tissue Regeneration Laboratory

Dr. James Dunn is working to help patients who suffer from Short Bowel Syndrome. 


Molecular and Cell Signaling Laboratory

Dr. Karl Sylvester's research seeks to develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to infant and pediatric disease through a greater understanding of the molecular and cellular biology of human metabolism and inflammation. 


Dr Chao's Research

Dr. Chao's research projects focus on preventing surgical diseases and minimizing the impact of surgery. 


Pediatric Health Technology Laboratory

Dr. James Wall focuses his research on technology projects that can be used to improve the treatment options for children.


Translational Medicine Laboratory

Bruce Ling, Ph.D., is the Research Director for the Translational Medicine Research Program, a groundbreaking program designed to generate a broad array of innovative diagnostics and therapeutics solutions that clinicians can use to treat their patients.


Pediatric Surgery Active IRB Protocols

Endoscopic Gastrocutaneous Fistula Closure Investigation

Establishing and Characterizing Solid Tumor Xenografts by Utilizing Pediatric Tumor Samples

Human skin-derived precursor cells

Identifying Inflammatory Markers in Human Stool Using Mass Spectrometry Proteomics

Impact of Treatment on Self-Perception of Patients with Chest Wall Deformities

Implicit Theories of Health in Chronically Ill Adolescents

Laparoscopic-Assisted Peripheral Nerve Blocks in Children Undergoing Laparoscopic Procedures, Verification by Perioperative Ultrasound

Measuring Anal Canal Physiology in Pediatric Patients with Anorectal Disorders

Measuring Pre and Post-Surgical Physiology in Upper GI Disorders

Minority Health and Health Disparities in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Population

Murine Model to Evaluate Therapeutic Strategies for Neuroblastoma, Hepatoblastoma and Sarcoma

Optical Tomographic Imaging for Patients With Chest Wall Deformities

Osteosarcoma and Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations (CPAM)- How Imaging Accurately Predicts the Number and Laterality of Lesions Needing to be Resected- A Retrospective Review

Parental Implicit Theories of Health in Chronically Ill Children

Retrospective Chart Review of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair in Pediatric Surgery

Retrospective Review of Corticosteroid Use in Patients Undergoing Kasai Procedure

Retrospective Review of Cosmetic Eyebrow Dermoid Cyst Resection

Retrospective Review of Laparoscopic Cases in Infants Less than 3 kg

Retrospective Review of Pediatric Blunt Renal Trauma Patients

Retrospective Review of Pediatric Port-Site Hernias After Laparoscopic Surgery

Study the Pluripotency of Skin-Derived Precursor Cells for Regeneration of Neuronal and Glial Cells

System Medicine Big Data Analytics for Kawasaki Disease

Use of Gastric Stimulation Therapy Device to Treat Gastroparesis in the Pediatric Patient Population (HUD)

Use of High Throughput Analytic Programming to Predict Adverse Events

VR Usage in Non-Invasive Surgical Sub-Specialty Procedures