New partnerships

New partnerships Aaron Hamvas, M.D. (right), the James P. Keating, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses the levels of care provided in the NICU to a group of neonatologists from China and to Heather Haeberle (third from left), nurse manager of the NICU. The May 7 visit to the Division of Newborn Medicine and the NICU was part of a collaborative research and clinical exchange that Hamvas is developing with Fudan University in Shanghai. About 15 physicians came from China for the visit, which included presentations, discussions about research and a lab tour.