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Pediatric Parents Virtual Support Group

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/08/2022 - 7:30pm (EST)

This virtual support group is designed to support pediatric parents whose children have been diagnosed with

Jadee Neff, M.D., Ph.D., FCAP

Neff, Jadee
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Duke Cancer Center

Dr. Jadee Neff  is a board-certified Pathologist who sees patients at Duke Cancer Center, Duke University Hospital and Duke Eye Center. She obtained her MD and PhD degrees at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and did her AP/CP pathology residency at Mayo Clinic.  As a diagnostic hematopathologist and molecular genetic pathologist, her clinical interests are focused on the histologic examination of tissue and

Clinical Trials and Children

Until recently, children were rarely included in studies of medical treatments. As a result, much is still unknown about how children respond to drugs, some biologics (such as gene therapy) and medical devices. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), only 20-30% of approved drugs have actually been labeled for use in children.

Update on Alayna: Loving Kindergarten, but Mom still worries

Person's Name: 
Ashley and Alayna Numbers

Alayna is doing all the normal activities for a child her age.  Learning to read, making many friends, and taking gymnastics are parts of ordinary life for kindergarteners.  She’s looking forward to soccer and more sports when pandemic life eases. Few signs remain that she battled

Bone Marrow Disease(s): 
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