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Pediatric Surgery @ Brown
WARREN ALPERT MEDICAL SCHOOL OF BROWN UNIVERSITY

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

 

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7. RESEARCH


Access to research opportunities is excellent in the Division and Department. The Division of General Surgical Research is a vital aspect of our program, even though the pediatric surgery residency program is, of course, principally geared toward clinical experience and clinical research. Nevertheless, the 7,782 square foot of laboratory space and a very active basic science presence within the Department of Surgery are a strong asset to all clinical programs. The laboratories are well equipped with analytical tools and have technical personnel who are attuned to interactions with surgical resident-investigators. We have made it mandatory that our Pediatric Surgical Resident submit at least one article per year and submit an abstract to either APSA or the Academy of Pediatrics Surgical Section, each year.


The Neonatology basic science laboratory facilities are also available to the Pediatric Surgical Resident, and direct support from NIH and the American Lung Association have been available in the past. In addition, the perinatal physiology laboratory has been the center for investigations by the pediatric surgical faculty. The active research of Dr. François Luks has generated much interest and work at the Brown University campus-based animal laboratory where pediatric surgical residents have, in the past, participated in bench research surgery. A list of recent publications can be found on this web site.

 

 

 

 

 

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