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  • Meropenem label changed to reflect PTN findings March 24, 2015 The FDA recently changed the label for the drug meropenem to reflect findings from a study conducted by PTN investigators. Results from the study were published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
  • PTN shares meropenem study data March 20, 2015 To help improve the knowledge base for pediatric medicine, the PTN is pleased to share data from its meropenem study with interested investigators. Information about the study and how to obtain the data is available on the website.
  • Baby TAPE activates first site February 27, 2015 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center became the first site activated to enroll patients into the Baby TAPE study this week. Weight is the foremost marker of health and health outcomes in infants. For infants receiving care in a neonatal intensive care unit, however, it can be nearly impossible to remove or account for the ...
  • PTN to present findings at PAS 2015 February 19, 2015 Researchers will be presenting results from PTN studies at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, to be held April 25-28, 2015, in San Diego. Presenters will include: M. Smith et al., Pharmacokinetics of Multiple-Dose Intravenous Clindamycin in Obese Children (poster) J. Momper et al., Population Pharmacokinetics of Fluconazole in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants (platform) J. ...
  • EnRICH Innovative Trial Design Course 2015: Coming in April February 5, 2015 From April 8-10 in Toronto, the Enhancing Research in International Child Health (EnRICH) group will offer a 3-day intermediate-level course in pediatric trial design. The course will cover a conceptual framework that includes outcome selection and measurement, value of information, cost effectiveness, risk of bias, and choice of comparators. Each day will include a mix ...
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  • A POPS site goes above and beyond October 14, 2014 For an example of an outstanding PTN site, look no further than Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The top enrolling site for the POPS study, Lurie Children’s has enrolled 244 patients as of September 22. To put this number into perspective, the second highest enrolling POPS site has recruited 117 patients, ...
  • The PTN pantoprazole study enrolls its first patient July 10, 2014 The PTN study of the effect of obesity on the pharmacokinetics of pantoprazole in children and adolescents has enrolled its first patient. The study team at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (PI Laura James, MD, SC Lee Howard, RN) did the honors. Obese children are more frequently diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) than children of normal weight. ...
  • SCAMP enrolls its first patient May 19, 2014 SCAMP—a randomized, multicenter, open-label Safety study of Clindamycin, Ampicillin, Metronidazole, and Piperacillin-tazobactam in infants with complicated intra-abdominal infections—enrolled its first patient over the weekend. The research team at the University of Florida–Jacksonville Shands Medical Center did the honors, led by site principal investigator Mark Hudak and study coordinator Renee Prince. SCAMP is seeking to determine the ...

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