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Our clinician scientists have a wide range of clinical and research interests and ongoing investigations. Current and past topics of investigation include:

  • Treatment of pediatric scoliosis
  • Opioid sparing techniques in children
  • Pediatric pulmonary hypertension
  • Neurophysiologic effects during anesthesia using electroencephalography
  • Taking the “sting” out of propofol: Dose response of adding lidocaine to propofol
  • Chronic pain management of sickle cell disease
  • Anesthetic impact on neurodevelopment in small children
  • The neurologic effects of spinal versus inhaled anesthetics in infants
  • Improving telemedicine in underserved populations

Recent Publications:

Trial Description
Disease / Condition
Principal Investigator
Trial DescriptionAssessing the Efficacy of Virtual Reality Analgesia (VRA) in Pediatric Patients for Pain Control During Botox Injections for Spasticity Management: A Randomized Control Trial - Click here for more information2016-6501
Disease/ConditionAnesthesia and Pain Management
Rehabilitation Medicine
Principal InvestigatorYuxi Chen, MD
Contact Beendu Pujar

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Trial DescriptionIntravenous Gammaglobulin for Sickle Cell Pain Crises - Click here for more informationIRB # 09-06-172
Disease/ConditionBlood Disorders and Diseases
Anesthesia and Pain Management
Principal InvestigatorDeepa Manwani, MD
Contact Karen Ireland
(718) 741-2401
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