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December 2012


Investigator Spotlight

Exciting Times in Juvenile Rheumatology Research
Many new treatments for juvenile arthritis, lupus and other problems are being studied for use in children. Mary Toth, MD, director of pediatric rheumatology at Akron Children's Hospital, believes these are exciting times in her field. Watch video

Research News

Publishing Research Hard Work, But Worthwhile
Akron Children Hospital’s clinician-researchers have a decades-long commitment to publishing their work in peer-reviewed journals, as they know it is the ultimate contribution to increasing global knowledge about pediatric healthcare.  Read more

Applications for Summer Scholars Program Due Dec. 15
Akron Children's Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute offers college students the opportunity to gain experience in clinical and quality improvement research through its Summer Pediatric Research Scholars Program at the hospital. The deadline to apply for Summer 2013 is Dec. 15. Read more


Translational Science Seminar

Nystagmus: From Dogs to Humans and Back Again

Ophthalmologist Richard Hertle, MD, has devoted much of his career to the study of infantile nystagmus syndrome. His work has literally “gone to the dogs” many times. He told his intriguing tale of canine-to-human-to-canine research in the November Translational Science Seminar at Akron Children’s Hospital. Read more

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Research Methodology Seminar

Common Statistical Tests
Lillian Prince, MS, M.Ed
Tuesday, Jan. 22, at noon
Considine Professional Building Classroom 4


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