Potential new focus for MODS treatment

Although a definitive explanation for why multiple organ dysfunction system (MODS) occurs has yet to be found, solutions for treating it are beginning to emerge. Paloma Giangrande, PhD, associate professor in Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, is senior author on a study published last month in Nature Communications investigating the treatment of MODS […]

Giangrande to Study Potential Chest Trauma Treatments

Dr. Paloma Giangrande, Professor of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, has been awarded a two-year, $559k grant from the Department of Defense to study potential treatments for certain instances of blunt chest traumas. In some cases, two resulting syndromes—multiorgan dysfunction (MODS) and acute respiratory distress (ARDS)—produce toxic extracellular histones, which contribute to patients’ […]

A Time for Reflection and Congratulations

As this academic year nears completion, it’s important that we take time to recognize the exemplary work our trainees achieve during their brief time with us. Next week during Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 28, at noon in the Medical Alumni Auditorium, we will spend the first few minutes congratulating a few of those trainees. […]