Dr. Knott has published her novel research findings "Neonatal growth restriction slows cardiomyocyte development and reduces adult heart size" in The Anatomical Record (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23851).
Dr. Steinbrekera presented her groundbreaking research at the Pediatric Academic Societies / Society for Pediatric Research joint meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 6, 2018. Her clinical research has advanced our understanding of the nutritional deficiencies that are unique to the preterm population.
The Children’s Miracle Network has awarded Dr. Baiba Steinbrekera a $50,000 research grant. Her grant application, entitled “Leptin Deficiency of Prematurity,” was approved for FY2018 funding. Dr. Steinbrekera is a neonatology fellow at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
In collaboration with Dr. Ajit Vikram in Internal Medicine, Dr. Roghair will receive FY2018 funding through the UI Center for Hypertension Research. Their pilot grant will continue to define the role of intestinal bacteria in diabetes-associated cardiovascular disease. The work builds off the groundbreaking research of Dr.