Critical Care Medicine : Critical Care Research

Critical Care Research

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine is active in clinical and basic science research projects and participates in multi-institution clinical studies.
Clinical studies include:

  • Procedural sedation data submission to the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium
  • Multi-institutional study: Death in the PICU/NICU: Parent and Family Functioning
  • Modes of Death in the PICU
  • PICFlu study garnering information from patients with respiratory failure (influenza) who were previously healthy
  • Influenza vaccine effectiveness in high risk children
  • RESTORE: Sedation in children with respiratory failure
  • INVOS in liver transplantation

Ongoing basic science endeavors in the Critical Care Laboratory at the Batchelor Children’s Research Institute include:

  • Introduction of a new pediatric model of spinal cord injury in piglets
  • Development of a new pediatric model of traumatic brain injury in piglets
  • Testing efficacy of potential treatments for adult SCI in collaboration with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

Please click on the faculty member below to view their research profile.

G. Patricia Cantwell, M.D.
Barry Gelman, M.D.
Asumthia Jeyapalan, D.O.
Gwenn McLaughlin, M.D.
Michael Nares, M.D.
Juan Solano, M.D.