Jeffrey A. Towbin, MD, of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with co-principal investigators Enkhsaikha Purevjav, MD, PhD and Lu Lu, MD, MS. He is lead principal investigator on the project “Discovery of Modifier Genes in Cardiomyopathy.”
Several physicians and researchers from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have been recognized in Research News Quarterly from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) for thought leadership during the current coronavirus pandemic.
Pediatric Surgeon at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, recently received an R01 award of more than $2 million from the National Institutes of Health for his project “Dysbiosis in Hirschsprung-Associated Enterocolitis Pathogenesis.”
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is one of the nation's best children's hospitals, featuring expert physicians and staff, state-of-the-art technology and family-friendly resources. We are also part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare group of hospitals.
Le Bonheur Children’s is carefully reactivating services that were temporarily suspended as part of our COVID-19 response. Our surgical services and outpatient clinics are open, and we’re here to deliver safe, high-quality care.
Your family’s health matters to us. Now more than ever, kids need great care. Learn more about our enhanced safety measures to keep you and your family safe