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In the Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Boston Children’s Hospital, our faculty conducts research that spans the spectrum from cellular to clinical. We are dedicated to pushing the leading edge of research in order to develop new technologies and novel therapies with federal founding, foundational funding and national leadership to advance the field.
The Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Boston Children's Hospital is a lead site for a national clinical trial of glucose control in pediatric critical care patients. The purpose of the study is to determine whether or not keeping a child’s blood sugar in the normal range during their stay in the ICU will help to decrease infections and speed up the recovery process.
Michael Agus, MD, Director of the Medicine Critical Care Program at Boston Children’s is one of the lead investigators in this trial.
Other researchers in our unit are currently focused on:
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”