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SmartTots: Building Community and Advocating for Important Research


SmartTots pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity thought leaders discuss the current status of the field and provide insights into the future of the research. View on YouTube.

Pediatric Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: Finding Ways to Move Forward


Pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity investigators discuss the state of the research and identify compelling ways to move the field forward. View on YouTube

Pediatric Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: Designing the Proper Study

Pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity thought leaders ponder the feasibility of designing and conducting studies that successfully isolate the effects of anesthetics from the effects of the procedure or patient’s underlying condition. View on YouTube

Pediatric Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: The Pre-Clinical Journey


Pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity researchers discuss how pre-clinical studies are providing insight into the mechanisms of neurotoxicity, and the impact on the future of clinical studies. View on YouTube

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SmartTots – Perspectives from the Front Lines

Millions of children undergo surgery annually. Recent studies suggest there may be reason for concern. This video, featuring Dr. Dean Andropoulos, Dr. Peter Davis, and Dr. Caleb Ing, provides a summary as to why research is needed and the type that is needed.

SmartTots Supports the Rally for Medical Research!

SmartTots Supports the Rally for Medical Research!

SmartTots Supports the Rally for Medical Research! Medical research is fundamental to our health and economic prosperity!  We at SmartTots are grateful that Congress has made medical research a national priority through supporting the National Institutes of Health...

#RallyMedRes

Medical research is fundamental to our health and economic prosperity!  We at SmartTots are grateful that Congress has made medical research a national priority through supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.  But,...

European Statement re: the FDA statement on neurotox

The European anesthesiology societies have developed and published a consensus statement in response to the December FDA warning.  Copies of the statement and related European Journal of Anesthesiology editorial are attached for your information. Use of anaesthetics...