Current Research and Scholarly Interests
I conduct clinical studies into the cases of children with RSV bronchiolitis. In addition, I collaborate with Dr. Dale Umetsu in the evaluation of alveolar macrophage behavior and presentation of antigen.
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for the Medical Student in Textbook of Pediatrics for Medical Students, Bernstein D. and Shelov S. eds. January, 1996.
Kim K, Frankel LR, The need for inotropic support in a subgroup of infants with severe life-threatening respiratory syncitial viral infection, J. Investig Med 1997;45:1-5.
Frankel, LR, Ford R, Der Yeghiaian M, The role for ECMO combined with aggressive fiberopitc bronchoscpy in 2 infants with severe pertusis pneumonia, in preparation.
Andrus J, Frankel LR, Ford R, et al: bronchopleural fistula (BPF) treated with asychronous lung ventilation, in preaparation.