Research Horizons


Most-Shared Findings of November 2019

These findings published in November 2019 from investigators at Cincinnati Children’s were the most-shared by news media and fellow scientists on social media.

The screen time study led by John Hutton, MS, MD, is one of the most-shared studies from Cincinnati Children’s in the past several years. It found that screen use greater than that recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines was associated with weaker white matter development in areas that support language and literacy skills.

Associations Between Screen-Based Media Use and Brain White Matter Integrity in Preschool-Aged Children. Article in JAMA Pediatrics, November 2019.

Cincinnati Children’s co-authors: Jonathan Dudley, PhD; Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD; Tom DeWitt, MD; Scott Holland, PhD.

An acute immune response underlies the benefit of cardiac stem-cell therapy. Article in Nature, November 2019.

Cincinnati Children’s senior author: Jeffery Molkentin, PhD. First author: Ronald Vagnozzi, PhD.

Results of the Fontan Udenafil Exercise Longitudinal (FUEL) Trial. Article in Circulation, November 2019.

Findings published by the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators. Cincinnati Children’s co-authors: Bryan Goldstein, MD, Michelle Hamstra, MS, Kathleen Rathge, Elaine Urbina, MD, MS.

Nutritional Risks in Adolescents After Bariatric Surgery. Article in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, November 2019.

Published by the Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery Consortium. Cincinnati Children’s co-authors: Stavra Xanthakos, MD; Jane Khoury, PhD; Todd Jenkins, PhD; Avani Modi, PhD; Michael Helmrath, MD; Heidi Kalkwarf, PhD.

Randomized Phase II Trial of Bevacizumab or Temsirolimus in Combination With Chemotherapy for First Relapse Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Children’s Oncology Group. Article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, November 2019.

Cincinnati Children’s co-author: Roshni Dasgupta, MD, MPH.

2019 HRS expert consensus statement on evaluation, risk stratification, and management of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy. Article in Heart Rhythm, November 2019.

Cincinnati Children’s co-author: Jeffrey A. Towbin MS, MD, Chair of research group. (Towbin now based at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN).

Prospective clinical testing and experimental validation of the Pediatric Sepsis Biomarker Risk Model. Article in Science Translational Medicine, November 2019.

Cincinnati Children’s senior author: Hector Wong, MD. First author: J. Timothy Caldwell, MD, PhD.