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Matthew Harer awarded Meriter Foundation grant
Matt Harer, MD

Dr. Matthew Harer, Associate professor, Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine on his Meriter Foundation grant for a project titled “Use of Renal NIRS Monitoring to Identify Neonatal Coarctation of the Aorta.” The aim of the project is to improve the detection of clinically significant coarctation of the aorta in newborns by near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) technology. This new endeavor is an opportunity to apply this promising technology to diagnose other conditions in newborns as well.


UVA Children’s Hospital Aquapheresis therapy program
Jennifer Charlton, MD
Jonathan Swanson, MD

NKC members Drs. Jennifer Charlton and Jonathan Swanson are part of the team that launched the UVA Children’s Hospital Aquapheresis therapy program in February 2023.

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