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Instructor, Pediatrics - Critical Care
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our current research is focused on evaluation of cardiac bioenergetics and cardiac mechanics in pediatric sepsis. In particular, we have focused our efforts on the identification of developmental variability in cardiac bioenergetic reserve and mitochondrial oxidative stress in the setting of sepsis. Additionally we explore the role of mitochondrial dynamics in critical illness.
Gregory B. Hammer
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Pediatric) and of Pediatrics (Critical Care) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Hammer's primary research interests are pediatric pharmacology and perioperative care of children undergoing cardiac surgery. He has numerous funded research projects in these areas, including an NIH grant for $4.3 million to study the pharmacology of sodium nitroprusside, a drug commonly used for blood pressure control in the operating room and ICU. Dr. Hammer has two other NIH grants and other ongoing research projects in the area of pediatric pharmacology.