Upcoming Special Issue on Genomic Studies in Pediatrics

Published: 2013-10-21

Guest Editor: Zhanhe Wu, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Focusing in the translational research in pediatrics, Translational Pediatrics is planning to launch a special issue on Genomic Studies in Pediatrics, inviting Dr. Zhanhe Wu from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia as the guest editor. This special issue will cover a broad range of topics to introduce the most recent interesting advances in genomic studies and its translation into the laboratory diagnostic settings and clinical therapeutic strategies in Pediatrics. The following is the outline of this special issue.


Preface (Guest editor)

Assisted Reproduction Technology in China: Compliance and non-compliance
Jie Qiao and Huai L Feng; Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA

Uniparental disomy in Robertsonian translocations – an update
Moh Ying Yip; Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia

The evolution of blood-spot newborn screening
Kaustuv Bhattacharya, Tiffany Wotton and Veronica Wiley; The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Australia

Genetic technologies for determining chromosomal causes of pregnancy loss
Dale Wright, Louise Carey, Zhan he Wu and Jill Cross; The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Australia

Advances in flow cytometric applications in Pediatric leukaemia
Xin Wang; Westmead Hospital, Australia

Phenylketonuria: translating research into novel therapies
Gladys Ho, John Christodoulou; Children’s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Australia

Spectral Karyotyping: An unique technique for the detection of complex genomic rearrangements in Leukemia
Bo Guo, Xiao Ping Han, Zhan He Wu, Hong Li Zhu and Wan Ming Da; General Hospital of PLA , China

Genetic testing on Pediatric neurological disorders
Yue Huang, Sui Yu, Zhanhe Wu and Bei sha Tang; University of New South Wales, Australia

Advances in clinical application and research of cell free circulating DNA
Shu ye Wang and yuan-yuan Chen; Harbin Medical University, China

Polymorphisms in inflammation related genes and preterm birth
Qin Zhu and Ying Chen; Nanjing Medical University Affiliated Suzhou Hospital, China

Advances in paediatric cancer treatment
Loretta Lau and Michaela Seng; The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Australia

Stem cell therapy for the intervertebral disc degeneration
Aiqun Wei, Bojiang Shen, Lisa Williams, Ashish Diwan; University of New South Wales, Australia