This special series on “The Impact of the Progresses of Knowledge and Technologies in Pediatrics” is edited by Prof. Antonio F. Corno from the University Texas Health, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA. This series has been designed to collect articles across multiple disciplines in the field of Pediatrics, updating the readers on the recent advances and progresses in the knowledge and technologies, from the basic science to the bedside.
Prof. Antonio F. Corno, MD, FRCS, FETCS, FACC
Children's Heart Institute, Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital, University Texas Health, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA
Dr. Corno received his graduate degree from Medical School of University of Pavia in 1975, and then graduated cum laude with the specialist degree in cardiac surgery from University of Padua in 1979 and the specialist degree in thoracic surgery from University of Siena in 1985. Following the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow in 1997, the Privat-Docent in Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects from University of Lausanne in 2003, Dr. Corno received Honorary Doctorate in Medicine from University Sains Malaysia in 2017. From 2017-2020, Dr. Corno was Professor/Chair in Congenital Cardiac Surgery at the Cardiovascular Research Centre of University of Leicester and senior researcher of Department of Mathematics at University of Nottingham. From July 2020 Dr. Corno is “Research Professor in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery” at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, McGovern Medical School, and Children’s Heart Institute of Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Dr. Corno is an internationally respected and successful professor and consultant cardiac surgeon with congenital heart disease expertise, academic prowess and an exceptional track record delivering pioneering scientific/clinical research projects, and building world-class surgical teams for leading universities and hospitals in pressurized, fast-moving settings. Plus he is a charismatic and influential multi-lingual communicator, presenter and published author, with first-class people interpersonal skills.
- The Impact of the Progresses of Knowledge and Technologies in Pediatrics
- Innovations for congenital heart surgery
- Innovations in stem cells in Pediatrics
- Challenges in clinical understanding of genetic testing in birth defects and pediatric diseases
- Pediatric Intensive Care for Congenital Heart Defects
- Advances in care for neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Pulmonary Hypertension
- Progress in prognostic tools and therapeutic interventions for neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
- Bio-informatic approaches for pediatric sepsis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
- Innovations in ciliary dysfunction in congenital heart defects
- Innovations in diagnostic procedures for congenital heart defects
- Progresses in Pediatric Endocrinology
- Recent progresses in hematological malignancies: leukemia, lymphoma, and transplantations.
- The role of computational methods in cardiovascular surgery
The series “The Impact of the Progresses of Knowledge and Technologies in Pediatrics” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Pediatrics without any funding or sponsorship. AFC serves as an unpaid Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Translational Pediatrics from July 2022 - June 2024, and is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.