Research by Section

General Pediatrics

  • Co-sleeping and bed-sharing
  • ER usage for primary care
  • Primary care physician-patient interaction on obesity prevention in children 6-19


  • Clinical/Biochemical pathophysiology of various inborn errors of metabolism
  • Epidemiology of expanded newborn screening results
  • Cancer cytogenetics in clinical and preclinical states
  • Factors causing false positives in expanded NBS
  • Duarte galactosemia management

Infectious Disease

  • Clinical investigations of the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and control of infectious diarrhea and TB
  • Defining and characterizing epitopes of HIV-1, HIV-2, and SIV, utilizing human and primate monoclonal antibodies
  • Clinical trials of therapies and vaccines in HIV-infected children and youth
  • Pediatrics HIV/AIDS study


  • Gene interactions in kidney development
  • Transcriptional control of kidney development
  • Role of epigenetics in kidney development


Department of Pediatrics, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5456