Topical Advisory Panel


Institute of Health Sciences, Medical College, University of Rzeszów, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland
Interests: gait analysis; neurological gait disorders; neurorehabilitation; stroke rehabilitation; hemiplegic gait; cerebral palsy
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Department of Basic Biomedical Science, School of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, 41–200 Sosnowiec, Poland
Interests: genetic, biochemical and clinical risk factors for cerebrovascular diseases in children; arterial ischemic stroke; post-stroke consequences; epilepsy; headache; cerebral palsy; modern drug forms (liposomes, nanoparticles)
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Dr. Gounaris K. Antonios
University Neonatal Clinic-NICU, University Hospital of Larissa, 413 34 Larissa, Greece
Interests: parenteral and enteral nutrition; gastric motility; early nCPAP; early and late outcomes of very preterm neonates
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Health, Sacramento, CA, USA
Interests: obstructive sleep apnea; insomnia; asthma; cystic fibrosis; bronchoscopy
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Dental School, Orthognathodontic Division, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, V. Nizza 230,10123 Turin, Italy
Interests: masticatory function; chewing patterns; hippocampus; malocclusions; temporo-mandibular joint pathology; juvenile idiopathic arthritis; scoliosis
Dental School, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, 25121 Brescia, Italy
Interests: dentistry; orthodontics; cleft palate; malformation; education; nutrition; chief dental officers; public dental health
Dr. Elisa Pfeiffer

Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychotherapy, University Ulm, Steinhövelstr. 1, D-89075 Ulm, Germany
Interests: trauma; mental health; PTSD; children; treatment
Dr. Maribeth Nicholson
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
Interests: C. difficile; microbiome; fecal microbiota transplantation; diarrheal diseases; inflammatory bowel disease
Dr. Meredith L. Dreyer Gillette
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Mercy Kansas City, 2401 Gillham Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Interests: obesity; autism spectrum disorders; diabetes; family based treatment
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 34/2, 8036 Graz, Austria
Interests: neonatology; newborn resuscitation; near infrared spectroscopy; cerebral oxygenation; neonatal transition
Dr. Christopher S. Snyder
The Congenital Heart Collaborative, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: pediatric cardiology; electrophysiology; leadership; sudden death
Dr. Kim Kopenhaver Doheny
Department of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Interests: neonatal care; prematurity; stress regulation; parenting
Prof. Dr. Lynn M. Rusy
Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Interests: pediatric pain; pediatric anesthesia; acupuncture; acute pain; chronic pain
1. Department of Pediatric-Adolescent Endocrinology & Diabetes, Athens Medical Center, 15125 Athens, Greece
2. Division of Endocrinology, Aretaieion Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 157 72 Athens, Greece
Interests: vitamin D; type 1 diabetes prevention; aromatase inhibitors; hypogonadism
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Dr. Enrico Vidal
Division of Pediatrics, Department of Medicine (DAME), University-Hopsitla of Udine, P.le S.M. della Miericordia, 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: pediatric nephrology; CAKUT; nephrotic syndrome; dialysis; transplantation; acute kidney injury
Pediatric Surgery, Department of Women's and Children's Health, University-Hospital of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
Interests: pediatric oncologic surgery; rare solid tumors; neuroblastoma; gonadal tumors; adrenocortical tumors; tumor registries; general pediatric surgery
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Department of Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park 2109, Australia
Interests: chronic pain; pediatric pain; anxiety; psychological pain management; Internet-delivered treatment
Clinic for Neurology of the University Hospital, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Interests: neurorehabilitation; physiotherapy; neurodevelopmental disease; whole-body vibration
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Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Maggiore della Carità, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: neonatology; pediatric cardiology; prematurity; nutrition; simulation
Chief of Surgical Oncology Unit, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital IRCCS, Piazza S.Onofrio 4, 00165 Rome, Italy
Interests: pediatric surgical oncology; pediatric surgery; pediatric vascular access; central venous catheter; PICC; neuroblastoma; Wilms tumor; pediatric germ cell tumor; pediatric sarcoma; pediatric palliative care; pediatric oncology
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Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children’s Hospital of Basel, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: pediatric surgery; intestinal absorption; metaanalyses; short gut syndrome; minimal-invasive surgery
Dr. Lauren Heathcote
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Interests: pediatric pain; pediatric psychology; psycho-oncology; symptom perception; AYA; threat; placebo effects
Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit, Pfizer, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interests: allergy and immunology; tolerance; infectious diseases; vaccines; HIV; rheumatology
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 34/2, 8036 Graz, Austria
Interests: birth asphyxia; preterm birth; initial ventilation strategies; airway management; oxygen titration; timing of umbilical cord clamping; temperature control; chest compressions; vascular access; emergency medication; post-resuscitation care; simulation
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
Interests: paediatric speech and language development and disorders; telehealth; speech-language intervention; bilingualism
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Department of Pediatrics, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube 755-8505, Japan
Interests: allergy; immunology; juvenile dermatomyositis; Kawasaki disease; pediatric rheumatology; rheumatology
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Dr. Mario F Delgado-Noguera
Department of Pediatrics, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia
Interests: clinical epidemiology; evidence-based medicine; infant nutrition
Dr. Katherine S. Salamon
Integrated Pain and Wellness Program, Department of Behavioral Health, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA
Interests: pediatric pain; pain prevention; pain acceptance; diversity and inclusion; integrative health
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, 750 Welch Road, Suite 116, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Interests: pediatric gastroenterology; integrative medicine; child nutrition disorders
Assitant Professor of Community Medicine, Kathmandu University, Department of Community Medicine, Devdaha Medical College and Research Institute, Rupandehi, 32900 Nepal
Interests: child health; child feeding practices; social and environmental determinants of child growth and development; child nutrition; breastfeeding practices
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