Research Matters

Research Matters is a quarterly newsletter from the Children's Foundation Research Institute. 

Fall 2018

Le Bonheur neuroscientist to present research at AES

Le Bonheur neuroscientist Abbas Babajani-Feremi, PhD, will present his research using a novel presurgical language mapping method to predict postoperative language deficits in December at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES). His research explores various neuroimaging techniques including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and magnetoencephalography (MEG) and compares how each technique predicts postoperative language deficits.

CFRI projected to publish 226 articles in 2018

CFRI researchers are publishing articles in greater number and in higher impact journals. The projected number of articles published by our researchers for the end of 2018 is 226. Approximately 42.5 percent of all CFRI journal articles are published in the top quartile of journals, based on Impact Factor rank in primary subject category (Impact Factor rankings from Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics;

Le Bonheur researchers explore social determinants of health in Nature Digital Medicine

Environmental and socioeconomic sociomarkers can predict the likelihood of a pediatric asthma patient's return visit to the hospital, according to new research from the Center for Biomedical Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

TSC Center of Excellence Outreach

John Bissler, MD has dedicated more than 30 years of his career to reduce the suffering for tuberous sclerosis complex patients and their families. Bissler takes his talents across the world. During one recent trip to Yichang, China, Bissler was able to teach local physicians a new procedure to help children with tuberous sclerosis complex

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