Patient Story from Pediatric Neurology Epilepsy Clinic

When Anthony was six months old we were referred to pediatric neurology for questionable diagnosis of cerebral palsy. One month later, Anthony began having seizures. We began seeing Shelly Flynn, ARNP, in the pediatric neurology epilepsy clinic, and Anthony was then diagnosed with infantile spasms. And so began our journey into this whole new world, new life in University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Starner Receives Awards for New Clinical Trials

Dr. Tim Starner received a couple new clinical trials award recently:

 

 

 

  • “A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of VX-659 in Combination with Tezacaftor/Ivacaftor in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis Who Are Heterozygous for F508del and a Minimal Function Mutation (F/MF)”, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $68,000.
  • “A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of VX-659 Combination Theraphy in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis Whoare Homozygous fo rthe F508del Mutation (F/F)”, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $58,000.

Recent Publications, Grants and Recognitions

Bansal M. Myocardial Disorders in the Neonate. NeoReviews. 2018:19(7).

New grant: Dr. William Terry (Hem/Onc). Improving Psych-Social Support for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer. Fraternal Order of Eagles, $3,000.

New grant: Dr. Jeff Segar in Neonatology. Fenoldopam to prevent renal dysfunctionin indomethacin treated preterm infants. NIH, $190,408.

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