This week marks the third annual Pediatric Science Days event, hosted by SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and Saint Louis University School of Medicine. The two-day program will be held in Danis Auditorium on the first floor of Cardinal Glennon.
The event kicks off with the Pediatric Science Days Symposium on Thursday, April 16, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. SLU/Cardinal Glennon physicians will give presentations and display research posters.
A special visiting professor, Dr. Alan Jobe, will host Grand Rounds at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, April 17. Dr. Jobe, director of Perinatal Biology for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and past president of the national Society for Pediatric Research, will give a presentation titled “BPD-Pathophysiology, Treatment and Outcomes.” Dr. Jobe has been funded continuously since 1977 by the National Institutes of Health for his research studies that focus on surfactant, lung development and lung injury.