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If you are a health professional interested in learning more about training opportunities, referrals and other relevant topics at Boston Children’s Hospital, please visit our training web page.

Training opportunities in dentistry and orthodontics: For more information about the Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard School of Dental Medicine Residency Program, please visit our residency program web page. For more information about the Boston Children’s Craniofacial/Cleft Orthodontics Fellowship Program, please visit our fellowship program web page.

Training opportunities in neurosurgery: For more information about Boston Children's residency and fellowship programs in neurosurgery, please visit our neurosurgery training web page.

Training opportunities in plastic surgery: For more information about the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship Program, please visit our plastic surgery fellowship web page.


Recent staff publications

Boston Children's Hospital clinicians are noted in bold type.

Abbott MM, Rogers GF, Proctor MR, Busa K, Meara JG. The cost of treating sagittal synostosis in the first year of life: Endoscopically-assisted suturectomy and postoperative helmet therapy vs. open cranial vault remodeling. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. Accepted for publication.

Hassanein AH, Greene AK, Arany PR, Padwa BL. Intraoperative Cooling of Iliac Bone Graft: An Experimental Evaluation of Cell Viability. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2011 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Lu L, Bischoff J, Mulliken JB, Bielenberg DR, Fishman SJ, Greene AK. Increased endothelial progenitor cells and vasculogenic factors in higher-staged arteriovenous malformations. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2011 Oct;128(4):260e-9e.

Greenberger S, Yuan S, Walsh LA, Boscolo E, Kang KT, Matthews B, Mulliken JB, Bischoff J. Rapamycin Suppresses Self-Renewal and Vasculogenic Potential of Stem Cells Isolated from Infantile Hemangioma. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2011 Sep 22. doi: 10.1038/jid.2011.300. [Epub ahead of print]

Boscolo E, Mulliken JB, Bischoff J. VEGFR-1 Mediates Endothelial Differentiation and Formation of Blood Vessels in a Murine Model of Infantile Hemangioma. American Journal of Pathology. 2011 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Ridgway EB, Estroff JA, Mulliken JB. Thickness of orbicularis oris muscle in unilateral cleft lip: before and after labial adhesion. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2011 Sep;22(5):1822-6.

McComb RW, Marrinan EM, Nuss RC, Labrie RA, Mulliken JB, Padwa BL. Predictors of velopharyngeal insufficiency after Le Fort I maxillary advancement in patients with cleft palate. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2011 Aug;69(8):2226-32.

Berry-Candelario J, Ridgway EB, Grondin RT, Rogers G, Proctor MR. Endoscope-Assisted Strip Craniectomy and Post-Operative Helmet Therapy for Treatment of Craniosynostosis. Neurosurgical Focus. 2011 Aug;31(2):E5.

McCarthy JG, Warren SM, Bernstein JM, Burnett W, Cunningham ML, Edmond JC, Figueroa AA, Kapp-Simon KA, Labow B, Peterson-Falzone S, Proctor M, Rubin M, Sze RW, Yemen T.  Parameters of Care for Craniosynostosis. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2011 Aug 17.

Kupfer P, Abbott MM, Abramowicz S, Meara JG, Padwa BL. Cost Differences Between the Anterior and Posterior Approaches to the Iliac Crest for Alveolar Bone Grafting in Patients With Cleft Lip/Palate. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2011 Aug 4.

Ridgway EB, Andrews BT, Labrie RA, Padwa BL, Mulliken JB. Positioning the caudal septum during primary repair of unilateral cleft lip. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2011 Jul;22(4):1219-24.

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