2016 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 grant awardees (listed alphabetically):

Nicholas M Dalesio, MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Effects of Obesity, OSA, Leptin, and Inflammatory Cytokines on Morphine Pharmacokinetics in Children
Mentor: Robert H. Brown, MD, MPH

Irfan Kathiriya, MD, PhD; University of California, San Francisco
Mechanisms for Ventricular Septation
Mentor: Benoit G. Bruneau, PhD

Rajeev Subramanyam, MD, MS; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Development and validation of a prediction tool for adverse postanesthetic outcomes in pediatric tonsillectomy
Mentor: Anna M. Varughese, MD, MPH
Co-Mentors: Senthil Sadhasivam, MD, MPH; Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH; Robert Coghill, PhD; Mark Eckman, MD, MS

These grants for the year 2016 will be funded by the SPA Patient Safety, Education and Research Fund (PSERF). The investigators will present their work at the SPA-AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2017 meeting in Austin, TX.