Pediatrics

The effects of pediatric critical illness on absenteeism

Penn Nursing research found children who survive critical illness and their parents commonly experience physical, emotional, and cognitive conditions as a result. These effects can also include prolonged absences from school and/or work.

From Penn Nursing News

100 years of insulin

On July 27, 1921, Canadian doctors Frederick Banting and Charles Best successfully isolated the hormone insulin, one of the most important breakthroughs in treating diabetes. Experts from around the University share their thoughts on the medical triumph on the 100th anniversary.

Kristen de Groot

A COVID vaccine for kids

Jeff Gerber, who is heading the clinical trial of the Moderna vaccine in kids under 12 at CHOP, speaks with Penn Today about the trial and why getting children vaccinated is so essential.

Katherine Unger Baillie