Children with recurrent brain tumors or newly diagnosed, particularly aggressive tumors called diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas are being enrolled in the first study to examine the efficacy of a drug that inhibits an enzyme these tumors use to...
It’s the proportionately of a newborn — a measure that includes both birthweight and length — that may best tell doctors whether a child is born with an increased risk for heart problems later in life, investigators report.
“When people don’t have access to medical care and they can’t afford transportation, those situations truly impact the health of the community."
Dr. Brian K. Stansfield, who is a 2004 MCG graduate, will lead the group through 2020 and will organize its annual meeting in New Orleans next year.
With the advanced technology at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia’s Pediatric Hybrid Catheterization Lab, surgery is no longer necessary in order to repair hearts.
Faculty at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University were recognized with Exemplary Teaching Awards for their contributions to students and residents at the state’s public medical school.
Every year there are 14,000 children in the United States diagnosed with cancer. More than 90 percent of these children are cared for at Children’s Oncology Group Hospitals, an international cooperative group made up of hospitals that exists to...
Dr. May becomes the second woman since 1942 to serve in the role of ACAAI treasurer.
Georgia War veterans Robert S. Crumrine was a pioneering pediatric anesthesiologist.
Two new division chiefs have been named in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
Dr. Valera Hudson, a nationally recognized leader in medical education, has been named department chair.
Immune cells that are ready to take action against invaders like bacteria have been found in women’s breast milk, researchers say.
The first board certified intensivist in Georgia and a neonatologist and expert in pediatric nutrition are among the faculty being honored by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
“It is a great honor and privilege to serve as national chair,” May said.
Children’s Hospital of Georgia’s Dr. Charles Linder made The Augusta Chronicle list of 8 over 80 who make Augusta a better place to live.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will launch its Diversity and Inclusion Grand Rounds speaker series with a presentation by highly acclaimed researcher and Augusta University Education Professor Juan Walker.
Patients at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia and their families hung gold ribbons around trees lining the breezeway Friday. The gold ribbon represents childhood cancer. Ribbons could be hung to honor a child’s life or in memory of a child who did...
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and it is never too early for parents to start thinking about nutrition essentials for kids. Involving children in the meal prepping as well as creating an environment in the home where...
The American Society of Hematology will honor Dr. Betty S. Pace, interim chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, with its inaugural Award for Leadership in Promoting Diversity...
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University’s Department of Pediatrics will present the 2017 Ellington Charles Hawes Lectureship at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 12, at the Health Sciences Building, EC 1218. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, commissioner of...