Tag Archive: outstanding investigator award

Feb 26 2018

John Maris, MD, Receives National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award

Long before he entered medical school, John M. Maris, MD, pediatric oncologist and the recent recipient of the National Cancer Institute’s Outstanding Investigator Award, became captivated by the mysteries of neuroblastoma. A cancer of the peripheral (not brain) nervous system, neuroblastoma accounts for 7 percent of all childhood cancers and 15 percent of all childhood cancer deaths.

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Apr 28 2014

Surgery Timing Affects Brain Injury in Infants With CHD

heart defectJennifer Lynch, a University of Pennsylvania physics graduate student who investigates biomedical optics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, researched how the timing of surgery influences brain injury in newborns with HLHS.

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