On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016, pediatric researchers from across the state gathered at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the MSU/Wayne State 15th Annual Pediatric Research Day. Those unable to attend may view the keynote and oral presentations below:






Oral Presentation of Distinction

Katsuaki Kojima, MD
Pediatric Resident, Michigan State University
The High Prevalence of Inappropriate Feeding Among Infants Presenting with an Apparent Life-Threatening Event


Poster Presentation of Distinction

Suneeti Gupta, MD
Fellow, University of Michigan
Predicting the Need for Home Gavage or G-tube Feeds in Asphyxiated Neonates Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia.

Monica Shukla-Udawatta, MD
Resident, Children's Hospital of Michigan
Early Enteral Nutrition and Aggressive Fluid Hydration Improves Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis.

Neha Bansal, MD
Fellow, Children's Hospital of Michigan
Does Exercise Capacity Correlate with Bi-Ventricular Volume and Function in Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot?

Andrea Rubiano
Medical Student, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Altered Expression of AhR-Regulated Proteins in Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury in Neonatal Mice

Scott Mauch
Medical Student, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids
Identification of MR Contrast Related Delated Hyperintensity in the Dentate Nucleus in Subjects before Age 3 After Multiple Contrast Exposures

Ronak Chhaya
Medical Student, Michigan State University, East Lansing
The Use of Eye-tracking Technology in a Modified-Faagan Test with HIV-exposed Infants to Assess Neurocognitive Development in Rural Uganda




We would like to thank the Van Andel Institute for allowing us use of their facilities, and, of course, everyone who participated or helped organize this year's events. We look forward to seeing you next year!