Dr. Daniel Ambruso investigates mechanisms regulating bactericidal activity of human neutrophils and monocytes. He also studies neutrophil function in thermal injury/trauma, chronic granulomatous disease, platelet activating factor generation in stored blood components, and immune-related blood disorders.
Dr. Robert Casey's research interests focus on the psychosocial functioning of children and families confronting pediatric illness. Specifically , he has focused on traumatic stress reactions in children, parents and siblings. He has also conducted research examining identity and coping in pediatric cancer survivors, as well as the impact of recreational summer camps on the emotional adjustment of pediatric cancer patients.
Dr. John Craddock's clinical focus in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) complements his research interest. Dr Craddock serves as the local primary investigator (PI) for clinical trials pertaining to the improvement of immune reconstitution and viral protection post-transplant. In conjunction with his colleagues, Dr Craddock is also involved in a clinical trial assessing the role of HSCT for children diagnosed with Epidermolysis Bullosa.
Dr. Jorge Di Paola is engaged in research related to von Willebrand disease, hemophilia, coagulation, and other bleeding disorders. His lab uses large scale genetic studies to identify genes that influence blood cell numbers and those that are mutated in bleeding disorders.
Dr. Kristen Eisenman's research interest is in supportive care, education, and psychosocial support in acute myeloid leukemia. She is involved clinically in the leukemia care team.
Dr. Nicholas Foreman directs an active clinical and laboratory research program focused on pediatric brain tumors. Major components of his research program include clinical trials for children with relapsed and refractory brain tumors and lab studies of the genetics of pediatric glial tumors that are designed to help develop new therapies.