FNNDSC Weekly Newsletter - Week 43

Upcoming Events

March 22nd 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Newborn Medicine Grand Rounds | William A. McDade, M.D., Ph.D., Diversity in GME, Zoom Details, Password: 605612

March 26th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Newborn Medicine Research Seminar Series | Ian S. Maze, Ph.D., Protein monoaminylation in brain: novel mechanisms of neural development, plasticity and disease

March 24th 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: CTSA Visiting Scholars Lecture: Heather Watchel, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss her research on “Circulating microRNA Signatures in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.” Register.

March 31st 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: FNNDSC Lecture Series | Adrian Vasile Dalca, PhD

Various Dates: Newborn Brain Society - Fetal Neurology Webinar Series


Helpful Links

Research Computing Self Portal

Research Announcements & News

Office of Sponsored Programs Updates

Funding Opportunities and Links

Staff Resources - Covid-19

Covid Vaccine FAQs

Last Week's FNNDSC Project Updates

NIRS Team

The NIRS team started off the week with a study visit for the SCD study with one of their participants who is one year post gene therapy! They were able to see two kiddos from the IVH study for a neurosurgical and neurodevelopment follow up. The NIRS team also had another OR case for their Perioperative Cerebral Autoregulation study with the anesthesia team. The engineering team continues to put together new probes, most importantly for their study with the CURE team in Uganda.


MEG Team

The BabyMEG system was under maintenance and is now up and running. Patients are being scheduled to be scanned soon.

Landmark Department Move

The FNNDSC will be moving from the 7 East floor to the 6 East floor during the late April/early May timeframe. Move boxes and move labels have been distributed to your cubicles and offices.

  • As you come in to pack the content of your desk, please send Gauravi the name of the linux computer you primarily use.

  • It is recommended to purge papers and other items you do not plan to bring with you in the move.

  • If your group needs to move file cabinets, make sure all drawers are emptied except the bottom two drawers.

  • Please make sure to tell Gauravi if you have file cabinets that need to be moved, unless you have already.

Move Labels:

  • Move labels should contain your First and Last Name, Department name (Newborn Medicine, FNNDSC), and new Desk #/Office # (Gauravi can supply you with this information).

  • Desk trash receptacles and personal printers should also be labeled to be brought to your new desk/office location.

  • Computers, monitors, keyboard bags, boxes and other supplies that cannot fit into a box and need to be moved should be labeled.

Honors/Awards/Announcements

We are thrilled to announce that Georgios Ntolkeras, MD has matched for his residency with the BCH Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) family! He will be starting NDD in 2023 after two years of pediatrics at Baystate.





On-site Administrative Support This Week

Gauravi will be onsite this week on Monday, March 22nd.


FNNDSC Fleeces Orders

For those who ordered FNNDSC fleeces, your orders are estimated to arrive during the week of April 19th. Stay tuned for more information!

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