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John Kheir

John N. Kheir, MD, is a staff physician in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Boston Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He has developed and tested methods for the intravenous administration of oxygen using gas-filled microparticles. He is now the principal investigator of a lab which is further developing this concept and testing it in a variety of animal models.   

John Kheir

TEDMED video: Why couldn't we just have given her intravenous oxygen? 


Brian PolizzottiBrian D. Polizzotti, PhD, is researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital and an instructor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.






Francis McGowanFrancis X. McGowan Jr., MD, is a research associate in Anesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital 


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