A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers developed a mathematical equation that helps better simulate the impact of drug dosage on children by age, weight and sex.
To make drugs and their development safer for children, researchers at Aalto University and the pharmaceutical company Novartis have developed a method to help determine safe drug doses more quickly. The new organ maturation model is more data-driven and consequently less prone to bias.
Lisa Gwynn, D.O., M.B.A., associate professor of clinical pediatrics and public health sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been named president of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP). Dr. Gwynn’s two-year appointment, effective Sept. 6, was voted on by FCAAP members across Florida.