Inside CHAM

Child Health Research at CHAM

Leading-Edge Research to Advance Innovation in Pediatric Heathcare

Investigators at CHAM are nationally recognized for their cutting-edge research leading to advances in:

  • Vaccine development, prevention of transmission of HIV and other viral and bacterial pathogens
  • Childhood cancers, including novel therapies for bone tumors and leukemia
  • neurologic and behavioral conditions, including ADHD, autism and seizure disorders
  • Diabetes prevention and treatment, and disorders of bone metabolism
  • Prevention of preterm birth and its complications, including neonatal lung diseases
  • Asthma and obstructive sleep apnea  
  • Obesity
  • Sickle-cell disease
  • Behavioral and mental health conditions
  • Conditions affecting adolescents, including medication adherence, transitions to adult care, and adolescent AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases
  • Cardiovascular disease and heart failure
  • Immune deficiencies and microbiome research
  • Rheumatologic conditions, including lupus erythematosis
  • Gastrointestinal conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease, fatty liver disease, hepatitis and liver failure
  • Pediatric emergency medicine
  • Genetics and epigenetics


Improving the Lives of Patients with Blood Disorders
Improving the Lives of Patients with Blood Disorders

Dr. Deepa Manwani—Director of the Children's Hospital at Montefiore's Sickle Cell Disease Program and an expert on the management of acute pain crises in children with sickle cell disease—received the Distinguished Service award at the 2015 “Woman of the Year” event hosted by the Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network.

The award recognizes Dr. Manwani’s deep commitment to improving the lives of patients with blood disorders through both clinical care and research efforts.

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