Pediatrics

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Indiana Pediatric Scientist K12 Award Scholars

Current Scholars

Matthew D. Durbin, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, at IU School of Medicine.

Research Project: Cardiovascular Genetics looking at Congenital heart disease (CHD) in newborns using exome sequencing to identify genetic variants

Benjamin Landis, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, at IU School of Medicine.

Research Project: Identification of genetic modifiers of thoracic aortic aneurysm severity to improve clinical classification strategies and elucidate disease mechanisms

Courtney Rowan, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, at IU School of Medicine.

Research Project: Predicting respiratory failure in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

Past IPSA Scholars

Grzegorz Nalepa, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, at IU School of Medicine.

Research Project: Discovery of druggable phosphatase tumor suppressor signaling network in glioblastoma multiforme

Jodi L. Skiles, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, at IU School of Medicine.

Research Project: Optimizing use of Vincristine for Kenyan children with cancer

Shawn Ahlfeld, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Research Project: The Role of Vascular Precursors in Structural and Functional Recovery in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Kirsten Kloepfer, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor, Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, at IU School of Medicine.

Research Project: Microbial Influence on Airway Function and Inflammation