The Newburger-Bellinger Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Award was established in 2013 by the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative to honor Jane Newburger and David Bellinger, pioneers in research designed to understand and improve neurodevelopmental outcomes for children with heart disease. The award is presented annually during the Scientific Sessions of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative.
2022 Recipient - J. William Gaynor MD
Dr. Gaynor is a Professor of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and holds the Daniel M. Tabas Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He trained in general and cardiac surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He subsequently served as a Senior Registrar in cardiac surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street in London. Dr. Gaynor has a long interest in long-term outcomes assessment in children with congenital heart defects. His research efforts have focused on understanding neurodevelopmental outcomes and risk factors associated with adverse outcomes in this area. Particular interests include the role of genetic variation as a modifier of outcomes; and the impact of the maternal-fetal environment on brain development and neurobehavioral outcomes in children with congenital heart defects. He is co-PI of the Birth Defects Biorepository at CHOP.
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