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November 2013

Investigator Spotlight

Studies Focus on Concussion Symptoms in Young Athletes
 Student Athletes and Concussions
When children and teens who play organized sports suffer a concussion, they may experience a wide range of symptoms, some quite subtle. Joseph Congeni, MD, director of Sports Medicine at Akron Children's Hospital, discusses the signs and symptoms that are at the center of current research. Watch video

Research News

Summer Pediatric Research Scholars 2014 Deadline Near
 SPRS Program Participants
Akron Children’s Hospital is accepting applications for its 2014 Summer Pediatric Research Scholars program until Nov. 15, 2013. This exciting 10-week program is for college sophomores and juniors planning careers in healthcare professions, including medicine, nursing, pharmacy and other healthcare fields.  Read more

Nurse Research Council Encourages Aspiring Researcher
 Marilyn Frazier, RN, CNOR
Although Marilyn Frazier, RN, CNOR, was nervous to attend Akron Children's Hospital's Monthly Nursing Research Council meetings at first, she has found them to be full of welcoming faces and lots of helpful information. Read more

Ohio Children’s Hospitals Analyze Asthma Hospitalizations
Child with Asthma 
Akron Children’s Hospital is one of six Ohio pediatric hospitals collaborating to form the Ohio Pediatric Asthma Repository to increase the current level of knowledge about asthma exacerbations and the reasons behind the clinical variability in number, severity and responsiveness of exacerbations. Read more

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Translational Science Seminar
  "Osteoactivin, a journey from bench to bedside"

Fayez F. Safadi, PhD, Professor and Ohio Research Scholar
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
Noon to 1 p.m.

Considine Professional Building Auditorium

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