Current Research

Learn more about the exciting research currently underway by visiting divisional web sites.

Autonomic Disorders
Clinical observation data bank for broad analysis, clinical research to develop better treatments, and collaboration with basic science research to identify and further the study of Autonomic Disorders.

Therapeutic ultrasound, nitric oxide in postoperative pulmonary hypertension, brain anomalies in the fetus with congenital heart disease.

Environmental Pediatrics
The mission of the Section of Environmental Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine is to protect children from environmental hazards.

Pediatric Critical Care
Research and scholarly activity includes clinical prospective and retrospective studies, basic research and quality improvement projects.

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Early child language development, literacy outcomes, impact of media exposure, cognitive home environment.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Clinical and basic science research.

Pediatric Endocrinology
Glucose intolerance in obese adolescents, the role of Leptin in the control of puberty, improvement of final adult height in pubertal boys, type 2 Diabetes in adolescence.

General Pediatrics
Pediatric obesity, media violence, medical education, immunization delivery, low level lead exposure, child development.

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Categorizing various tumors, individualizing treatment, and studying treatment side effects.

Human Genetics 
The genetics of sex determination, predisposition to cancer, hearing, and population.

Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology
AIDS Clinical Trials, clinical and laboratory research to study mechanisms of pathogenesis, emerging new antiretrovirals, the use of vaccines and more to protect the immunodeficient child.

The apnea of prematurity, causes of SIDS, neonatal respiratory problems, nutrition, determining factors in the NICU environment.

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Cystic Fibrosis, outcomes of chronic lung diseases in children, development, implementation, and utilization of pulmonary function testing in children, involvement with Pediatric Program of the World Trade Center Environmental Health Center.

Pediatric Rheumatology (Hospital for Joint Diseases)
Juvenile chronic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, vasculopathies, Lyme disease, Raynaud's, fibromyalgia.

Steven D. Hassenfeld Children's Center
Through membership in COG and the pioneering research of physicians, the center offers the most current and effective treatment options.