Southern Society for Pediatric Research awards

A postdoctoral trainee in neonatal-perinatal medicine at UT Southwestern and the chief resident in pediatrics have received awards from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research.

Dr. Josh Koch, chief resident in pediatrics at Children's Medical Center Dallas, was the recipient of the Clinical Science Young Investigator Award at the Feb. 25 meeting in New Orleans. His presentation was titled "A Prospective Study Characterizing Ductus Arteriosus Closure in Inborn Neonates 1,000 gram Birth Weight." Dr. Koch received a plaque and a $400 travel award.

Dr. Prameela Karimi, a third-year trainee in neonatal-perinatal medicine at UT Southwestern, was the recipient of the society's Basic Science Young Investigator Award. Her presentation was titled "Ineffective Macrophage Response in the Peritoneal Cavity of Neonatal Mice May Lead to Cerebral Listeriosis." Dr. Karimi also received a plaque and a $400 travel award.



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