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Section Board for 'Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine' (15)

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Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Abramo
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
Interests: sepsis; transport; trauma; noninvasive monitorin; near infrared spectroscopy; ETCO2; NIPPV/BiPAP; asthma; critical care; pediatric airway/RSI
Prof. Dr. Marco Carotenuto
Section Editor-in-Chief
Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Department of Mental and Physical Health, and Preventive Medicine, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy
Interests: pediatric rehabilitation; pediatric sleep disorders; pediatric polysomnography; pediatric headaches; pediatric epilepsy; pediatric EEG; autism
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Dr. Samriddha Ray
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, Umass Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Interests: epithelial cell biology; cell cycle; cell division, mitosis; asthma; interstitial lung diseases; pulmonary disorders; cell biology; stem cell function in adult tissue repair and regeneration; respiratory biology; mechanobiology
Prof. Dr. Vineet Bhandari
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper/Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
Interests: bronchopulmonary dysplasia; non-invasive ventilation; lung development; lung injury; neonatal sepsis
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Prof. Dr. Waldemar A. Carlo
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Interests: antenatal steroids; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; caffeine citrate therapy; global prenatal and maternal health; lung injury; neonatal-perinatal medicine; neurological outcomes; newborn care; prematurity; resuscitation
Dr. Roberto W. Dal Negro
National Centre for Respiratory Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology, 37124 Verona, Italy
Interests: asthma; cough; inhalation devices and their usability; pharmacoeconomics of respiratory diseases
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Dr. Bibhuti B. Das
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College Of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 USA
Interests: pediatric cardiology; adult congenital heart disease; pulmonary hypertension; pediatric cardiomyopathy; heart failure; heart Transplantation; exercise Testing
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Prof. Dr. Reto Huber
University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Child Development Center, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: sleep regulation; electrophysiology; neuroimaging; cortical maturation; synaptic plasticity; synaptic pruning
Dr. Athanasios Kaditis

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, First Department of Pediatrics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine and Aghia Sophia Children's Hospital, Thivon and Papadiamantopoulou St., Athens 115.27, Greece
Interests: sleep apnea; sleep-disordered breathing; cystic fibrosis; bronchiolitis; spirometry
Dr. Jun Kohyama
Tokyo Bay Urayasu Ichikawa Medical Center, Urayasu 279-0001, Japan
Interests: insufficient sleep syndrome; brainstem mechanisms of REM atonia; sleep and suicide; insomnia in patients with autism spectrum disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; sleepiness and daytime functioning
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Prof. Martin L. Metzelder
Klinische Abteilung für Kinderchirurgie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Währinger-Gürtel 18-20, A-1090 Wien, Austria
Interests: minimally invasive pediatric surgery; pediatric oncology (solid tumors: neuroblastoma and Wilms); congenital cystic lung malformation; hepato-biliary bridging procedures (biliary atresia, PFIC I and II); pediatric urology; anorectal malformation
Dr. Usha Raj
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Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building, 840 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Interests: neonatal pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary vascular smooth muscle; neonatal lung injury and repair
Prof. Rita Marie Ryan
School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: neonatal lung biology; hyperoxia; surfactant; natriuretic peptide system
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Prof. Dr. Francesca Santamaria
Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Pediatric Section, Pediatric Pulmonology Unit, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Interests: pediatric chronic pulmonary disorders; recurrent pneumonia in children; pediatric severe asthma; primary ciliary dyskinesia; sleep studies
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Dr. Stijn Verhulst
Department of Pediatrics, Lab of Experimental Medicine and Pediatrics, Antwerp University Hospital, Drie Eikenstraat 655, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
Interests: sleep apnea; sleep-disordered breathing; non-invasive ventilation; chronic respiratory insufficiency; RSV; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; respiratory physiotherapy; respiratory imaging
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