Partnership Feature: Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal

One of the most prestigious hematology journals in the world, Lancet Haematology, recently published featured Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal from the Civil Service Hospital of Kathmandu (Nepal). Dr. Poudyal is the person I have had the privilege to work with since 2012 to build the first Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program in Nepal. [...]

By |2021-01-13T11:42:05-06:00January 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Partnership Feature: Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal

Dr. Oliveira’s project – one of the 7 catalyst awards winners

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Oliveira's project entitled "Role of Caveolin-1 and BMPRII Short Form in Pulmonary Vascular Homeostasis" is one of the 7 catalyst awards selected this year by American Lung Association at a national level. This award champions the next generation of scientists who are ascending toward independence, conducting basic science, behavioral, clinical, or translational [...]

By |2020-11-24T19:12:32-06:00November 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dr. Oliveira’s project – one of the 7 catalyst awards winners

Topical probiotic sinus irrigations for the treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis Amy De La Torre; Raktima Dasgupta, BS, MA; Omar Perez, PhD, PharmD; Victoria Lee, MD

Background: Infections in CRS may be related to a decrease in native and an increase in pathogenic bacteria.  Topical probiotics outcompete pathogenic bacteria via a variety of mechanisms, including creating suboptimal environmental conditions, competing for cell surface receptors and thus limiting pathogen adherence, and producing antibacterial metabolites.  In doing so, topical probiotics can restore [...]

By |2020-09-03T09:42:12-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Topical probiotic sinus irrigations for the treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis Amy De La Torre; Raktima Dasgupta, BS, MA; Omar Perez, PhD, PharmD; Victoria Lee, MD

Compliance of Otolaryngology Surgical Consents: A Quality Improvement Project, Weinreich.H

Background: Obtaining informed consent from a patient prior to surgery is critically important for both the patient and the medical team performing the surgery. A properly executed consent document represents an understanding and acceptance between the patient and his physician about the procedure to be performed and the risks associated with the procedure. Failure to [...]

By |2020-08-11T10:26:44-05:00August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Compliance of Otolaryngology Surgical Consents: A Quality Improvement Project, Weinreich.H

First Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1 (KPro) Program in Egypt

IEEI faculty member, M. Soledad Cortina, MD, is an internationally known expert in artificial cornea transplantation. The most common artificial cornea is the Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1 (KPro). It involves the full-thickness removal of the cornea and replacement with an artificial cornea. The KPro procedure is used to restore sight in patients with corneal blindness [...]

By |2019-12-23T13:02:17-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1 (KPro) Program in Egypt
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