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Physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals will explore a new frontier of child and adolescent medicine on “That’s Pediatrics.” From the hospital that is home to the polio vaccine, pediatric transplantation, and Mr. Yuk™, our hosts discuss the latest discoveries and innovations of pediatric health care, featuring interviews with a variety of our experts at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals will explore a new frontier of child and adolescent medicine on “That’s Pediatrics.” From the hospital that is home to the polio vaccine, pediatric transplantation, and Mr. Yuk™, our hosts discuss the latest discoveries and innovations of pediatric health care, featuring interviews with a variety of our experts at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

    Learn About The Study of Pediatric Allergies and Immunology with Dr. Chong

    Learn About The Study of Pediatric Allergies and Immunology with Dr. Chong

    Dr. Chong is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy and Immunology. At the Center for Rare Disease Therapy at UPMC Children’s, Dr. Chong’s role often involves evaluating patients with immune disorders to determine whether they are candidates for a bone marrow transplant.

    • 21 min
    Learn About Biofilms with Dr. DePas

    Learn About Biofilms with Dr. DePas

    Dr. DePas's lab is focused on developing a clear picture of the biogeography of infection sites, determining how the spatial structure impacts bacterial activity and interactions with host cells, and recapitulating important aspects of the infection environment in vitro in order to gain an in-depth understanding of cellular processes that are relevant to pathogenesis.

    • 18 min
    Understanding Retroviruses with Dr. Melissa Kane

    Understanding Retroviruses with Dr. Melissa Kane

    The central focus of the Kane Lab is understanding the genetic and immunological basis for protective antiviral immune responses, as well as the molecular details underlying the direct inhibition of retroviral replication by restriction factors. Dr. Kane’s lab utilizes both in vitro and in vivo tools to investigate intrinsic, innate, and adaptive immune responses to retroviral infection.

    • 17 min
    Learn About Ewing Sarcoma with Dr. Kelly Bailey

    Learn About Ewing Sarcoma with Dr. Kelly Bailey

    Dr. Bailey is a pediatric oncologist with an interest in pediatric sarcomas. She is also a physician-scientist in the Lucas/ McAllister Lab in the Rangos Research Center of the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Currently, Dr. Bailey's research focus is on Ewing sarcoma, a rare bone malignancy in children.

    • 15 min
    Understanding Adolescent Mental Health Treatment with Dr. Radovic

    Understanding Adolescent Mental Health Treatment with Dr. Radovic

    Dr. Radovic is interested in increasing adolescent and parent participation in mental health treatment when depression or anxiety treatment is recommended within primary care. She is interested in using internet technology such as social media to enable connections between adolescent and young adult peers as well as parent peers who have mental health illness in common and has developed a publicly available website intervention for teens and young adults (sova.pitt.edu) and for parents (wisesova.pitt.edu).

    • 23 min
    How Studying Cell Biology Can Lead to New Treatments with Dr. Linda McAllister

    How Studying Cell Biology Can Lead to New Treatments with Dr. Linda McAllister

    Dr. Linda McAllister-Lucas is an NIH-funded physician-scientist who investigates how dysregulated intracellular signaling contributes to inflammatory disease and cancer. She co-directs a research laboratory with her husband Dr. Peter Lucas, a member of the faculty in the Department of Pathology. Their joint Lucas / McAllister Laboratory comprises ten scientists at varying stages of training. Learn more about Dr. McAllister’s research.

    • 19 min

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