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Baby Girl Thriving Thanks to Investigational Treatment for Brain Tumors

June 09, 2021 – Bruna was diagnosed with a rapidly growing brain tumor, called a ganglioglioma, when she was only three months old. Her parents worked tirelessly to find the care she needed in Bolivia where they live. Despite many obstacles, they were connected to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, where a clinical trial for ganglioglioma is underway.

Research Study: How your child's genetic makeup can impact the way he or she responds to certain medications

May 10, 2017 – Enzymes are particularly important in the processing of medicines and drugs. They determine how our bodies are going to handle the medicines we take, and if those medicines are going to help us feel better or not. This research study includes testing the status of the CYP2D6 gene in children.

List of Clinical Research Studies Nicklaus Children's Hospital is participating in:

Condition: Benign Centrally-Located Intracranial Tumors
Intervention: Device: ExAblate 4000 System
Age: 8 Years to 22 Years   (Child, Adult)
Study Start: January 12, 2017
Study Completion: December 31, 2023
Conditions: Germ Cell Tumor;   Teratoma;   Choriocarcinoma;   Germinoma;   Mixed Germ Cell Tumor;   Yolk Sac Tumor;   Childhood Teratoma;   Malignant Germ Cell Neoplasm;   Extragonadal Seminoma;   Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor;   Seminoma
Interventions: Drug: paclitaxel;   Drug: ifosfamide;   Drug: cisplatin;   Drug: pegylated G-CSF;   Drug: G-CSF;   Drug: carboplatin;   Drug: etoposide phosphate;   Procedure: stem cell reinfusion
Age: 14 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Study Start: March 2015
Study Completion:  
Condition: Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Interventions: Drug: IV Remodulin;   Drug: Placebo
Age: up to 14 Days   (Child)
Study Start: May 2015
Study Completion: