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Boston Children's Department of Pathology financially seeds and supports basic and clinical research programs in pathology. These research programs seek to uncover innovative new approaches, correlate outcomes, and solve the many puzzles of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases in an atmosphere that encourages openness with the research community at large.
The Department of Pathology has seven principal investigators. The following is a list of the researchers and their ongoing projects in the Department of Pathology:
Principal investigator: Roberto Chiarle, MD
Project title: Genetics and chromosomal translocations in lymphoma
Principal Investigator:Mark Fleming, MD, DPhil
Project title: Molecular genetics of erythroid iron metabolism
Principal investigator:Laurie Jackson-Grusby, PhD
Project titles: Epigenetic alterations; cancer stem cells
Principal investigator:Hannah Kinney, MD
Project title: Brainstem maturation in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Principal investigator: Kyle Kurek ,MD, MMSc
Project title: Development of a Molecular and Genetic Model for Metachondromatosis
Principal investigator: Maria Lehtinen, PhD
Project title: Neural stem cells and cerebrospinal fluid
Principal investigator: Hanno Steen, PhD
Project title: Proteomics
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