Who We Are

SmartTots is a collaborative effort of the IARS, the U.S. FDA and many others who are working to make anesthesia safer for infants and children.

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What We Do

SmartTots funds research into pediatric anesthesia with the goal of making surgery
safer for infants and children.

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Why It Matters

Scientific studies in animals show certain common anesthetic and sedation drugs appear to harm the developing brain. SmartTots is working to identify and lessen the risks for children.

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Funding Anesthesia Research To Ensure Pediatric Safety


  • IARS 2016 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium
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SmartTots Frequently Asked Questions.

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IARS meetings and international science symposium’s presentation videos.

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100% of all charitable donations to SmartTots goes directly to fund research.

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