The Pediatric Ethicscope Editorial Board is composed of experts in the field of pediatric ethics and bioethics, all with distinguished service to the field and extensive contributions to the literature. The Editorial Board steers the journal and provides guidance on journal operations, policies, and standards. We thank them for their dedication and service.

Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH

The University of Washington School of Public Health

Dr. Diekema is Director of Education at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, and Chair of the Seattle Children’s Hospital Institutional Review Board Committee. He is a Professor of Bioethics and of Emergency Medicine, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Diekema is also an Adjunct Professor for the Department of Health Service.

  1. Olthoff, M, Kobayashi, T, Parsons, MG, Ford, B, Prasidthrathsint, K, Non, L et al.. Impact of metagenomic next-generation sequencing on clinical decision-making at an academic medical center, a retrospective study, Iowa, 2020-2022. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2024;4 (1):e39. doi: 10.1017/ash.2024.31. PubMed PMID:38562514 PubMed Central PMC10983051.
  2. Singh, HK, Claeys, KC, Advani, SD, Ballam, YJ, Penney, J, Schutte, KM et al.. Diagnostic stewardship to improve patient outcomes and healthcare-associated infection (HAI) metrics. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (4):405-411. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.284. PubMed PMID:38204365 PubMed Central PMC11007360.
  3. Thom, KA, Rock, C, Robinson, GL, Reisinger, HRS, Baloh, J, Chasco, E et al.. Alcohol-based decontamination of gloved hands: A randomized controlled trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (4):467-473. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.243. PubMed PMID:37994538 PubMed Central PMC11007359.
  4. Kingsley, J, Clark, J, Lewis-Newby, M, Dudzinski, DM, Diekema, D. Navigating parental requests: considering the relational potential standard in paediatric end-of-life care in the paediatric intensive care unit. J Med Ethics. 2023; :. doi: 10.1136/jme-2023-108912. PubMed PMID:37968108 .
  5. Epstein, L, Diekema, DJ, Morgan, DJ, Fakih, MG, Lee, F, Gottlieb, L et al.. Diagnostic stewardship and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Lessons learned for prevention of emerging infectious diseases in acute-care settings. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (3):277-283. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.195. PubMed PMID:37933951 .
  6. Thom, KA, Rock, C, Robinson, GL, Reisinger, HS, Baloh, J, Li, S et al.. Direct Gloving vs Hand Hygiene Before Donning Gloves in Adherence to Hospital Infection Control Practices: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6 (10):e2336758. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.36758. PubMed PMID:37883088 PubMed Central PMC10603500.
  7. Harrington, EM, Trautman, K, Davis, MB, Varzavand, K, Meacham, H, Dains, A et al.. Descriptive epidemiology of central line-associated bloodstream infections at an academic medical center in Iowa, 2019-2022. Am J Infect Control. 2024;52 (4):436-442. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2023.09.021. PubMed PMID:37827243 .
  8. McAdam, AJ, Diekema, DJ. The Editors' reply to "Letter responding to performance of updated Enterobacterales piperacillin-tazobactam breakpoints on the MicroScan antimicrobial susceptibility testing system". J Clin Microbiol. 2023;61 (11):e0069223. doi: 10.1128/jcm.00692-23. PubMed PMID:37823659 PubMed Central PMC10662355.
  9. Diekema, DJ, Nori, P, Stevens, MP, Smith, MW, Coffey, KC, Morgan, DJ et al.. Are contact precautions "essential" for the prevention of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?. Clin Infect Dis. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad571. PubMed PMID:37738565 .
  10. Ku, TSN, Al Mohajer, M, Newton, JA, Wilson, MH, Monsees, E, Hayden, MK et al.. Improving antimicrobial use through better diagnosis: The relationship between diagnostic stewardship and antimicrobial stewardship. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (12):1901-1908. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.156. PubMed PMID:37665212 .
  11. Pratt, AA, Brown, GD, Perencevich, EN, Diekema, DJ, Nonnenmann, MW. Comparison of virus aerosol concentrations across a face shield worn on a healthcare personnel during a simulated patient cough. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (2):221-226. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.130. PubMed PMID:37609833 .
  12. Salter, EK, Hester, DM, Vinarcsik, L, Matheny Antommaria, AH, Bester, J, Blustein, J et al.. Pediatric Decision Making: Consensus Recommendations. Pediatrics. 2023;152 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-061832. PubMed PMID:37555276 .
  13. Abosi, OJ, Trannel, A, Schwartzhoff, P, Ackman, M, Zilles, B, Marra, AR et al.. A review of extended coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) isolation duration among inpatients in a tertiary-care hospital-Iowa, 2020-2022. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2024;45 (1):110-113. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.154. PubMed PMID:37528757 PubMed Central PMC10782192.
  14. Brust, KB, Kobayashi, T, Diekema, DJ. Asymptomatic Testing of Hospital Admissions for SARS-CoV-2: Is it OK to Stop?. Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78 (2):356-360. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad423. PubMed PMID:37463415 .
  15. Silverman, A, Batten, J, Berkman, E, Fitzgerald, H, Epstein, B, Shearer, E et al.. Resuscitate but not Intubate? Partial Codes in Pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2023;152 (2):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058931. PubMed PMID:37435669 .
  16. Rodriguez-Nava, G, Diekema, DJ, Salinas, JL. Reconsidering the routine use of contact precautions in preventing the transmission of severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in healthcare settings. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;44 (6):1035-1037. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.91. PubMed PMID:37138546 .
  17. Cornish, NE, Bachmann, LH, Diekema, DJ, McDonald, LC, McNult, P, Stevens-Garcia, J et al.. Pandemic Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Led to Critical Supply and Workforce Shortages in U.S. Clinical and Public Health Laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. 2023;61 (7):e0318920. doi: 10.1128/jcm.03189-20. PubMed PMID:37070976 PubMed Central PMC10358151.
  18. Parsons, MG, Diekema, DJ. What Is New in Fungal Infections?. Mod Pathol. 2023;36 (6):100187. doi: 10.1016/j.modpat.2023.100187. PubMed PMID:37059227 .
  19. Berkman, ER, Hsu, EK, Clark, JD, Lewis-Newby, M, Dick, AAS, Diekema, DS et al.. An ethical analysis of obesity as a contraindication to pediatric liver transplant candidacy. Am J Transplant. 2023;23 (6):736-743. doi: 10.1016/j.ajt.2023.03.017. PubMed PMID:36997027 .
  20. Morgan, DJ, Malani, PN, Diekema, DJ. Diagnostic Stewardship to Prevent Diagnostic Error. JAMA. 2023;329 (15):1255-1256. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.1678. PubMed PMID:36862424 .
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Jacqueline J Glover, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Jacqueline J Glover PhD

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Dr. Glover is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, and Director of the Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism (HEP) thread in the School of Medicine curriculum. Dr. Glover serves on the ethics committees and the ethics consult services at the University of Colorado Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Colorado as well as the research ethics consult service. She organizes the Clinical Ethics Leads from the Children’s Hospital and the University of Colorado Hospital in their Quality Improvement Efforts.

  1. Cho, THS, Murray, C, Malpica, R, Margain-Quevedo, R, Thede, GL, Lu, J et al.. The sensor of the bacterial histidine kinase CpxA is a novel dimer of extracytoplasmic Per-ARNT-Sim (PAS) domains. J Biol Chem. 2024; :107265. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2024.107265. PubMed PMID:38582452 .
  2. Zerr, BA, Kruse, JM, Glover, JJ. Evaluation of adherence to guideline-directed therapy and risk factors for exacerbation in mild asthma: a retrospective chart review. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2024;20 (1):27. doi: 10.1186/s13223-024-00888-6. PubMed PMID:38549179 PubMed Central PMC10976713.
  3. Fritzsch, B, Glover, JC. Gene networks and the evolution of olfactory organs, eyes, hair cells and motoneurons: a view encompassing lancelets, tunicates and vertebrates. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2024;12 :1340157. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2024.1340157. PubMed PMID:38533086 PubMed Central PMC10963430.
  4. Sholler, GLS, Bergendahl, G, Lewis, EC, Kraveka, J, Ferguson, W, Nagulapally, AB et al.. Molecular-guided therapy for the treatment of patients with relapsed and refractory childhood cancers: a Beat Childhood Cancer Research Consortium trial. Genome Med. 2024;16 (1):28. doi: 10.1186/s13073-024-01297-5. PubMed PMID:38347552 PubMed Central PMC10860258.
  5. Locke, AJ, Abou Farraj, R, Tran, C, Zeinali, E, Mashayekhi, F, Ali, JYH et al.. The role of RNF138 in DNA end resection is regulated by ubiquitylation and CDK phosphorylation. J Biol Chem. 2024;300 (3):105709. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2024.105709. PubMed PMID:38309501 PubMed Central PMC10910129.
  6. Sudderick, ZR, Glover, JD. Periodic pattern formation during embryonic development. Biochem Soc Trans. 2024;52 (1):75-88. doi: 10.1042/BST20230197. PubMed PMID:38288903 PubMed Central PMC10903485.
  7. Silverman, GM, Rajamani, G, Ingraham, NE, Glover, JK, Sahoo, HS, Usher, M et al.. A Symptom-Based Natural Language Processing Surveillance Pipeline for Post-COVID-19 Patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2024;310 :860-864. doi: 10.3233/SHTI231087. PubMed PMID:38269931 .
  8. Fraga Delfino Kunz, C, Gerisch, A, Glover, J, Headon, D, Painter, KJ, Matthäus, F et al.. Novel Aspects in Pattern Formation Arise from Coupling Turing Reaction-Diffusion and Chemotaxis. Bull Math Biol. 2023;86 (1):4. doi: 10.1007/s11538-023-01225-5. PubMed PMID:38038776 PubMed Central PMC10692013.
  9. Landauer, AK, Tsinas, Z, Kafka, OL, Moser, NH, Glover, JL, Forster, AM et al.. Unintended consequences: Assessing thermo-mechanical changes in vinyl nitrile foam due to micro-computed X-ray tomographic imaging. Mater Des. 2023;235 :. doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2023.112381. PubMed PMID:38037589 PubMed Central PMC10688219.
  10. Phrathep, DD, Glover, J, Valls, B, Fischer, S, Nguyen, J, Boesler, D et al.. Throwing Shoulder Range of Motion and Hamstring Flexibility in Adolescent Baseball Players: A Pilot Study. Cureus. 2023;15 (9):e46159. doi: 10.7759/cureus.46159. PubMed PMID:37905252 PubMed Central PMC10613122.
  11. George, J, Glover, JP, Reddy, GVP, Johnson, C, Hall, DR. Early Season Monitoring of Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris, in Wild Hosts Using Pheromone Traps. Insects. 2023;14 (10):. doi: 10.3390/insects14100805. PubMed PMID:37887817 PubMed Central PMC10607691.
  12. Chen, J, Farraj, RA, Limonta, D, Tabatabaei Dakhili, SA, Kerek, EM, Bhattacharya, A et al.. Reversible and irreversible inhibitors of coronavirus Nsp15 endoribonuclease. J Biol Chem. 2023;299 (11):105341. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.105341. PubMed PMID:37832873 PubMed Central PMC10656235.
  13. Das, A, Fernandez, NR, Levine, A, Bianchi, V, Stengs, LK, Chung, J et al.. Combined Immunotherapy Improves Outcome for Replication-Repair-Deficient (RRD) High-Grade Glioma Failing Anti-PD-1 Monotherapy: A Report from the International RRD Consortium. Cancer Discov. 2024;14 (2):258-273. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-23-0559. PubMed PMID:37823831 PubMed Central PMC10850948.
  14. Schwab, K, Kang, E, Minoda, E, Smith, R, Glover, J, Aviado, J et al.. Real world analysis of risk assessment tool evaluation (RATE) in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2023;74 :187-191. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.09.031. PubMed PMID:37806835 .
  15. Riddell, J, Noureen, SR, Sedda, L, Glover, JD, Ho, WKW, Bain, CA et al.. Rapid mechanosensitive migration and dispersal of newly divided mesenchymal cells aid their recruitment into dermal condensates. PLoS Biol. 2023;21 (9):e3002316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3002316. PubMed PMID:37747910 PubMed Central PMC10553821.
  16. Glover, J, Bock, M, Reynolds, R, Zaretsky, M, Vemulakonda, V. Prenatally-diagnosed renal failure: an ethical framework for decision-making. J Perinatol. 2024;44 (3):333-338. doi: 10.1038/s41372-023-01779-1. PubMed PMID:37735209 .
  17. Glover, JNM, Kay, CM, Lemieux, J, Read, RJ. Michael James (1940-2023). Acta Crystallogr D Struct Biol. 2023;79 (Pt 10):953-955. doi: 10.1107/S2059798323006976. PubMed PMID:37712437 PubMed Central PMC10565731.
  18. Tolstenkov, O, Mikhaleva, Y, Glover, JC. A miniaturized nigrostriatal-like circuit regulating locomotor performance in a protochordate. Curr Biol. 2023;33 (18):3872-3883.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.08.015. PubMed PMID:37643617 .
  19. Fjerdingstad, HB, Glover, JC. Rapid, Cost-Efficient, Enzyme-Free Passaging of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells on Feeder Cells by Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid-Mediated Dis-Adhesion. J Vis Exp. 2023; (197):. doi: 10.3791/63788. PubMed PMID:37486113 .
  20. Littlejohn, PT, Glover, JS. Ethical gut microbiota research in Africa. Nat Microbiol. 2023;8 (8):1376-1377. doi: 10.1038/s41564-023-01436-5. PubMed PMID:37460625 .
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John Lantos, MD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

John D. Lantos MD

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

A former President of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Dr. Lantos is the founding director of the Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center, and was the inaugural holder of the John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics. He is currently the Director of Pediatric Bioethics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where he is also a Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Lantos spent 20 years on the faculty of The University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, is an advisor to the American Academy of Pediatrics on bioethics, and a former associate editor of three journals; he has published five books and over 250 journal articles and book chapters in the eld of bioethics.

  1. Lantos, JD. The slow, necessary growth of pediatric palliative care. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2024;54 (1):101570. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2024.101570. PubMed PMID:38388282 .
  2. Joren, CY, Aris-Meijer, JL, Verhagen, AAE, Lantos, J. How to move forward in shared decision-making in pediatric palliative care. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2024;54 (1):101569. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2024.101569. PubMed PMID:38355343 .
  3. Zivot, JB, Katz, NT, Deckelbaum, RJ, Lantos, JD, Teitel, JM. Gaza and the complexity and context of suffering. Lancet. 2024;403 (10423):244-245. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02836-2. PubMed PMID:38219772 .
  4. Joren, CY, Aris-Meijer, JL, Verhagen, AAE, Lantos, J. Pediatric palliative care across continents: Communication and shared-decision-making. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2024;54 (1):101552. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2023.101552. PubMed PMID:38155022 .
  5. Farkas, A, Csókási, T, Fabó, C, Szabó, Z, Lantos, J, Pécsy, B et al.. Chronic postoperative pain after non-intubated uniportal VATS lobectomy. Front Surg. 2023;10 :1282937. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2023.1282937. PubMed PMID:38026483 PubMed Central PMC10679439.
  6. Szabo, Z, Fabo, C, Szarvas, M, Matuz, M, Oszlanyi, A, Farkas, A et al.. Spontaneous Ventilation Combined with Double-Lumen Tube Intubation during Thoracic Surgery: A New Anesthesiologic Method Based on 141 Cases over Three Years. J Clin Med. 2023;12 (20):. doi: 10.3390/jcm12206457. PubMed PMID:37892595 PubMed Central PMC10607362.
  7. Escandon, R, Lantos, J. Challenges in accelerated approvals for gene therapies. Mol Ther. 2023;31 (9):2572-2574. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2023.08.004. PubMed PMID:37597515 PubMed Central PMC10492019.
  8. Lantos, JD. The Future of Newborn Genomic Testing. Children (Basel). 2023;10 (7):. doi: 10.3390/children10071140. PubMed PMID:37508635 PubMed Central PMC10378699.
  9. Lantos, JD, Janvier, A. The Dilemmas of Artificial Wombs: Conventional Ethics and Science Fiction. Am J Bioeth. 2023;23 (5):82-85. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2023.2191057. PubMed PMID:37130396 .
  10. Lantos, JD, Brunelli, L, Hayeems, RZ. Understanding the Clinical Utility of Genome Sequencing in Critically Ill Newborns. J Pediatr. 2023;258 :113438. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113438. PubMed PMID:37088180 .
  11. Lantos, J, Janvier, A, Barrington, K. Reply to Letter about whole genome sequencing in newborns. Hum Genet. 2023;142 (2):165-166. doi: 10.1007/s00439-022-02499-w. PubMed PMID:36607419 .
  12. Lantos, J, Furák, J, Zombori-Tóth, N, Zombori, T, Bihari, K, Varga, E et al.. [Changes of the T cell composition in the thymus during the COVID-19 pandemic]. Orv Hetil. 2022;163 (52):2062-2066. doi: 10.1556/650.2022.32664. PubMed PMID:36566438 .
  13. Rachmasari, KN, Strauss, SB, Phillips, CD, Lantos, JE, An, A, Cisse, B et al.. Posterior hypothalamic involvement on pre-operative MRI predicts hypothalamic obesity in craniopharyngiomas. Pituitary. 2023;26 (1):105-114. doi: 10.1007/s11102-022-01294-0. PubMed PMID:36462067 .
  14. Strauss, SB, Stern, S, Lantos, JE, Lin, E, Shin, J, Yao, P et al.. High-Resolution T2-Weighted Imaging for Surveillance in Postoperative Vestibular Schwannoma: Equivalence with Contrast-Enhanced T1WI for Measurement and Surveillance of Residual Tumor. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022;43 (12):1792-1796. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A7685. PubMed PMID:36423954 .
  15. Lantos, JD. Should We Aspire to Be Rational About Letting Babies Die?. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (11):51-53. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2123984. PubMed PMID:36332043 .
  16. Oei, JL, Blythe, S, Dicair, L, Didden, D, Preisz, A, Lantos, J et al.. What's in a name? The ethical implications and opportunities in diagnosing an infant with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Addiction. 2023;118 (1):4-6. doi: 10.1111/add.16022. PubMed PMID:36084928 .
  17. Szabo, Z, Fabo, C, Oszlanyi, A, Hawchar, F, Géczi, T, Lantos, J et al.. Anesthetic (r)evolution from the conventional concept to the minimally invasive techniques in thoracic surgery-narrative review. J Thorac Dis. 2022;14 (8):3045-3060. doi: 10.21037/jtd-22-80. PubMed PMID:36071785 PubMed Central PMC9442516.
  18. Géczi, T, Simonka, Z, Lantos, J, Wetzel, M, Szabó, Z, Lázár, G et al.. Near-infrared fluorescence guided surgery: State of the evidence from a health technology assessment perspective. Front Surg. 2022;9 :919739. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.919739. PubMed PMID:35959120 PubMed Central PMC9360526.
  19. Zombori-Tóth, N, Paróczai, D, Lantos, J, Almási, S, Sejben, A, Tiszlavicz, L et al.. The More Extensive the Spread through Air Spaces, the Worse the Prognosis Is: Semi-Quantitative Evaluation of Spread through Air Spaces in Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas. Pathobiology. 2023;90 (2):104-113. doi: 10.1159/000525456. PubMed PMID:35947971 PubMed Central PMC10129026.
  20. Lantos, J, Barta, Z, Nagy, A, Vincze, R, Füle, K, Bihari, K et al.. A case study of acute oropharyngeal palsy concomitant with diabetic ketoacidosis. Ideggyogy Sz. 2022;75 (7-08):275-278. doi: 10.18071/isz.75.0275. PubMed PMID:35916614 .
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Mark Mercurio, MD, MA editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Mark Mercurio MD, MA

Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Mercurio is a Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; he is the Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics at the Yale School of Medicine, and Director of the Yale Pediatrics Ethics Program. Dr. Mercurio oversees the ethics education of Yale medical students, and participates in ethics education for attending physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, and physician associate students. He has more than 25 years of experience as a clinical neonatologist, actively involved in the training of fellows and residents in the Newborn ICU, and over 20 years’ experience in clinical ethics consultation in pediatrics and adult medicine.

  1. Polito, F, Di Mercurio, M, Rizzo, S, Di Vito, M, Sanguinetti, M, Urbani, A et al.. Artemisia spp. Essential Oils: From Their Ethnobotanical Use to Unraveling the Microbiota Modulation Potential. Plants (Basel). 2024;13 (7):. doi: 10.3390/plants13070967. PubMed PMID:38611496 .
  2. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Cofano, E, Zappia, A, Familiari, F, Galasso, O et al.. Knee Arthrodesis for Periprosthetic Knee Infection: Fusion Rate, Complications, and Limb Salvage-A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2024;12 (7):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare12070804. PubMed PMID:38610226 .
  3. Krause, KL, Brown, A, Michael, J, Mercurio, M, Wo, S, Bansal, A et al.. Implementation of the modified Brain Injury Guideline may be feasible and cost-effective even in a non-trauma hospital. World Neurosurg. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2024.04.004. PubMed PMID:38608812 .
  4. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Mancuso, C, De Gregorio, D, Mantovani, M, Gasparini, G et al.. Kinematic stabilization after the Latarjet procedure. Beyond the triple blocking effect. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2024.02.022. PubMed PMID:38548097 .
  5. Rava, A, Mercurio, M, Gargiulo, G, Fusini, F, Boasso, G, Galasso, O et al.. Conservative treatment of spinal tuberculosis in a retrospective cohort study over 20-year period: high eradication rate and successful health status can be expected. Ann Jt. 2023;8 :34. doi: 10.21037/aoj-22-54. PubMed PMID:38529251 PubMed Central PMC10929317.
  6. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Cosentino, O, Massarini, A, Orlando, N et al.. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in patients over 65 years of age: successful functional outcomes and a high tendon integrity rate can be obtained after surgery. JSES Int. 2024;8 (2):299-303. doi: 10.1016/j.jseint.2023.11.010. PubMed PMID:38464433 PubMed Central PMC10920122.
  7. Wilcox, HM, Cummings, CL, Pope, TM, Mercurio, MR. Gestational Carrier Pregnancies: Legal and Ethical Considerations for Pediatricians. Pediatrics. 2024;153 (4):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-062805. PubMed PMID:38439734 PubMed Central PMC10979293.
  8. Familiari, F, Barone, A, De Gori, M, Banci, L, Palco, M, Simonetta, R et al.. Short- to Mid-Term Clinical and Radiological Results of Selective Laser Melting Highly Porous Titanium Cup in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Clin Med. 2024;13 (4):. doi: 10.3390/jcm13040969. PubMed PMID:38398281 PubMed Central PMC10889807.
  9. Familiari, F, Tollefson, LV, Izzo, A, Mercurio, M, LaPrade, RF, Di Vico, G et al.. A High-Grade Lachman's Exam Predicts a Ramp Tear of the Medial Meniscus in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear: A Prospective Clinical and Radiological Evaluation. J Clin Med. 2024;13 (3):. doi: 10.3390/jcm13030683. PubMed PMID:38337378 PubMed Central PMC10856171.
  10. Mastrorocco, E, Terrin, M, Migliorisi, G, Masoni, B, Farinola, V, De Deo, D et al.. Gender authorship in major American and European gastroenterology journals: the gap is still unfilled. Endoscopy. 2024; :. doi: 10.1055/a-2252-3958. PubMed PMID:38325395 .
  11. Castricini, R, Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Dei Giudici, L, Massarini, A, De Gori, M et al.. Clinical outcomes are unchanged after a mean of 12 years after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: a long-term re-evaluation. JSES Int. 2024;8 (1):185-190. doi: 10.1016/j.jseint.2023.10.001. PubMed PMID:38312267 PubMed Central PMC10837693.
  12. Mercurio, MR, Eichenwald, E, Lou, L, Hudak, ML. Parental and Newborn Rights in Resuscitation Decisions: The Risk of Governmental Overreach. Pediatrics. 2024;153 (3):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-062329. PubMed PMID:38298085 .
  13. Izzo, F, Di Renzo, V, Langella, A, D'Antonio, M, Tranfa, P, Widory, D et al.. Investigating strontium isotope linkage between biominerals (uroliths), drinking water and environmental matrices. Environ Pollut. 2024;344 :123316. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2024.123316. PubMed PMID:38185358 .
  14. Familiari, F, Mercurio, M, Napoleone, F, Galasso, O, Giuzio, E, Simonetta, R et al.. Anterior Referencing versus Posterior Referencing in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Clin Med. 2023;12 (23):. doi: 10.3390/jcm12237453. PubMed PMID:38068504 PubMed Central PMC10707523.
  15. Galasso, O, Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Spina, G, De Gori, M, De Benedetto, M et al.. Arthroscopic repair for isolated subscapularis tear: successful functional outcomes and high tendon healing rate can be expected nine years after surgery. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.10.016. PubMed PMID:38036257 .
  16. Di Napoli, J, Arighi, A, Conte, G, Carandini, T, Sacchi, L, Arcaro, M et al.. Predominant right temporal lobe atrophy: Clinical, neuropsychological and structural differences based on amyloid status. Eur J Neurol. 2024;31 (2):e16124. doi: 10.1111/ene.16124. PubMed PMID:37933893 .
  17. Mercurio, M, Gasparini, G, Galasso, O, Familiari, F, Cofano, E, Sanzo, V et al.. Lateral versus medial approach for total knee arthroplasty for valgus knee deformity shows comparable functional outcomes, hip-knee-ankle angle values, and complication rates: a meta-analysis of comparative studies. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2024;144 (2):869-878. doi: 10.1007/s00402-023-05088-2. PubMed PMID:37864590 PubMed Central PMC10822808.
  18. Familiari, F, Mercurio, M, Arenas-Miquelez, A, Barone, A, Greco, F, Emerenziani, GP et al.. Shoulder brace has no detrimental effect on basic spatio-temporal gait parameters and functional mobility after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Gait Posture. 2024;107 :207-211. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2023.10.005. PubMed PMID:37858491 .
  19. Vescio, A, Carlisi, G, Macrì, VR, Sanzo, F, Gigliotti, G, Riccelli, DA et al.. The Effect of Fracture Patterns, Pinning Configuration, Surgeon Experience and Subspecialty on Short-Term Radiological Outcomes of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures Treated in the Prone Position: A Case-Series. Healthcare (Basel). 2023;11 (19):. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11192648. PubMed PMID:37830685 PubMed Central PMC10573001.
  20. Mercurio, M, Castricini, R, Castioni, D, Cofano, E, Familiari, F, Gasparini, G et al.. Response to Lievano regarding: "better functional outcomes and a lower infection rate can be expected after superior capsular reconstruction in comparison with latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for massive, irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears: a systematic review". J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2024;33 (1):e44-e47. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.08.016. PubMed PMID:37774833 .
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Christine Mitchell, RN, MS, MTS, FAAN editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Christine Mitchell RN, MS, MTS, FAAN

Harvard Medical School

Christine Mitchell, executive director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, founded the ethics program at Boston Children’s Hospital, directed the ethics consultation service, and led the Ethics Advisory Committee for 30 years. She is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nurses, and has served on numerous national committees and commissions, including the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities’ Clinical Ethics Consultation Committee and, most recently, the Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects Committee for the Human Brain Project funded by the European Commission.  She lectures nationally and internationally on issues in clinical ethics.  Her published work includes documentary filmmaking, a regular series for The Journal of Clinical Ethics, and broad publications in the bioethics and popular literature.

  1. Aikins, M, Willems, Y, Mitchell, C, Goosby, B, Raffington, L. Linked emergence of racial disparities in mental health and epigenetic biological aging across childhood and adolescence. bioRxiv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1101/2024.03.26.586786. PubMed PMID:38586008 PubMed Central PMC10996608.
  2. Stowell, JR, Filler, L, Mitchell, C, Mahmoudi, A, Whiting, T, Pastore, C et al.. Rate of Successful Shoulder Reduction on First Confirmatory Imaging in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2024.01.002. PubMed PMID:38580514 .
  3. Luong, TTV, Mitchell, C, Lokan, J, Ng, J, Lewin, J. Long-Term Survival in an Adolescent and Young Adult with Metastatic Relapse of an Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of the Liver. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2023.0105. PubMed PMID:38579156 .
  4. Rüschoff, J, Kumar, G, Badve, S, Jasani, B, Krause, E, Rioux-Leclercq, N et al.. Scoring PD-L1 Expression in Urothelial Carcinoma: An International Multi-Institutional Study on Comparison of Manual and Artificial Intelligence Measurement Model (AIM-PD-L1) Pathology Assessments. Virchows Arch. 2024; :. doi: 10.1007/s00428-024-03795-8. PubMed PMID:38570364 .
  5. Davison, M, Chan, J, Clarke, M, Mitchell, C, Yan, A, Ballard, E et al.. Evaluation of a pathway to address take own leave events for First Nations peoples presenting for emergency care: The Deadly RED project. Emerg Med Australas. 2024; :. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.14397. PubMed PMID:38556708 .
  6. Singh, A, Maker, M, Prakash, J, Tandon, R, Mitchell, CS. What Threshold of Amyloid Reduction Is Necessary to Meaningfully Improve Cognitive Function in Transgenic Alzheimer's Disease Mice?. J Alzheimers Dis Rep. 2024;8 (1):371-385. doi: 10.3233/ADR-230174. PubMed PMID:38549638 PubMed Central PMC10977462.
  7. Al-Hussaini, I, White, B, Varmeziar, A, Mehra, N, Sanchez, M, Lee, J et al.. An Interpretable Machine Learning Framework for Rare Disease: A Case Study to Stratify Infection Risk in Pediatric Leukemia. J Clin Med. 2024;13 (6):. doi: 10.3390/jcm13061788. PubMed PMID:38542012 PubMed Central PMC10970787.
  8. Hedderly, T, Eccles, C, Malik, O, Abdulsatar, F, Mitchell, C, Owen, T et al.. Intense Imagery Movements May Lead to Maladaptive Daydreaming: A Case Series and Literature Review. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2024; :. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.14011. PubMed PMID:38533626 .
  9. Mitchell, C, Parchment, J, Taylor, A. Weaving Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging for Organizational Sustainability. J Nurs Adm. 2024;54 (4):193-195. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000001407. PubMed PMID:38512080 .
  10. Labaut, L, Lage-Castellanos, A, Rodrigo, MJ, Herrero-Roldán, S, Mitchell, C, Fisher, J et al.. Mother adversity and co-residence time impact mother-child similarity in genome-wide and gene-specific methylation profiles. Clin Epigenetics. 2024;16 (1):44. doi: 10.1186/s13148-024-01655-5. PubMed PMID:38509601 PubMed Central PMC10953278.
  11. Ngasala, B, Chacky, F, Mohamed, A, Molteni, F, Nyinondi, S, Kabula, B et al.. Evaluation of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test Performance and pfhrp2 Deletion in Tanzania School Surveys, 2017. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2024; :. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.23-0771. PubMed PMID:38507797 .
  12. McKenzie, J, Chander, S, Mitchell, C, Lewin, J. Primary thoracic aorta angiosarcoma presenting with thromboembolism and progressive claudication despite anticoagulation. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.13642. PubMed PMID:38501155 .
  13. Frey, JJ, Unick, GJ, Phillips, DR, Imboden, R, Mosby, A, Ware, OD et al.. Opioid-related overdose deaths in Maryland (2018), by industry and occupation. J Occup Environ Med. 2024; :. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000003092. PubMed PMID:38489404 .
  14. Martz, CD, Benner, AD, Goosby, BJ, Mitchell, C, Gaydosh, L. Structural racism in primary schools and changes in epigenetic age acceleration among Black and White youth. Soc Sci Med. 2024;347 :116724. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2024.116724. PubMed PMID:38458127 .
  15. Shahror, RA, Morris, CA, Mohammed, AA, Wild, M, Zaman, B, Mitchell, CD et al.. Role of myeloid cells in ischemic retinopathies: recent advances and unanswered questions. J Neuroinflammation. 2024;21 (1):65. doi: 10.1186/s12974-024-03058-y. PubMed PMID:38454477 PubMed Central PMC10918977.
  16. Ronan, MV, Gordon, KS, Skanderson, M, Krug, M, Godwin, P, Heppe, D et al.. Contemporary Management and Outcomes of Veterans Hospitalized With Alcohol Withdrawal: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. J Addict Med. 2024; :. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000001297. PubMed PMID:38452185 .
  17. Mitchell, CT, Bridgeman, L, Moyano-López, C, Penalva-Olcina, R, Juan, C, Juan-García, A et al.. Study of cytotoxicity in neuroblastoma cell line exposed to patulin and citrinin. Food Chem Toxicol. 2024;186 :114556. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2024.114556. PubMed PMID:38432441 .
  18. Collins, A, Swann, JW, Proven, MA, Patel, CM, Mitchell, CA, Kasbekar, M et al.. Maternal inflammation regulates fetal emergency myelopoiesis. Cell. 2024;187 (6):1402-1421.e21. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2024.02.002. PubMed PMID:38428422 PubMed Central PMC10954379.
  19. Willig, MR, Stinson, EJ, Looker, HC, Piaggi, P, Mitchell, CM, Hanson, RL et al.. Insulin resistance before type 2 diabetes onset is associated with increased risk of albuminuria after diabetes onset: A prospective cohort study. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2024;26 (5):1888-1896. doi: 10.1111/dom.15505. PubMed PMID:38419421 PubMed Central PMC11001512.
  20. Waidyanatha, S, Collins, BJ, Cristy, T, Embry, M, Gafner, S, Johnson, H et al.. Advancing botanical safety: A strategy for selecting, sourcing, and characterizing botanicals for developing toxicological tools. Food Chem Toxicol. 2024;186 :114537. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2024.114537. PubMed PMID:38417538 .
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Jonathan D Moreno, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Jonathan D. Moreno PhD

The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Moreno is a Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, of History and Sociology of Science, and of Philosophy. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, is a National Associate of the National Research Council, and is the U.S. member of the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee. Dr. Moreno is widely published, and has given invited testimony for both houses of congress. In 2008-09 he served as a member of President Barack Obama’s transition team, where he served as a senior staff member of the presidential advisory commission on bioethics, a post he has held with two previous administrations.

  1. Cherrez-Ojeda, I, Bousquet, J, Giménez-Arnau, A, Godse, K, Krasowska, D, Bartosińska, J et al.. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Atopic Dermatitis and Chronic Urticaria are Underused in Clinical Practice. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2024.03.050. PubMed PMID:38604531 .
  2. Paris, E, Daza, P, Tapia, L, Díaz, JP, Cruces Romero, P, Castillo, A et al.. [Strategies and recommendations to face respiratory syncytial virus disease in 2024]. Andes Pediatr. 2024;95 (1):17-23. doi: 10.32641/andespediatr.v95i1.5055. PubMed PMID:38587340 .
  3. Trius-Soler, M, Moreno, JJ. Bitter taste receptors: Key target to understand the effects of polyphenols on glucose and body weight homeostasis. Pathophysiological and pharmacological implications. Biochem Pharmacol. 2024; :116192. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2024.116192. PubMed PMID:38583811 .
  4. Rajwa, P, Borkowetz, A, Abbott, T, Alberti, A, Bjartell, A, Brash, JT et al.. Research Protocol for an Observational Health Data Analysis on the Adverse Events of Systemic Treatment in Patients with Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer: Big Data Analytics Using the PIONEER Platform. Eur Urol Open Sci. 2024;63 :81-88. doi: 10.1016/j.euros.2024.02.019. PubMed PMID:38572301 PubMed Central PMC10987796.
  5. Albarrán, V, San Román, M, Pozas, J, Chamorro, J, Rosero, DI, Guerrero, P et al.. Adoptive T cell therapy for solid tumors: current landscape and future challenges. Front Immunol. 2024;15 :1352805. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2024.1352805. PubMed PMID:38550594 PubMed Central PMC10972864.
  6. Cañadas-Aránega, F, Blanco-Claraco, JL, Moreno, JC, Rodriguez-Diaz, F. Multimodal Mobile Robotic Dataset for a Typical Mediterranean Greenhouse: The GREENBOT Dataset. Sensors (Basel). 2024;24 (6):. doi: 10.3390/s24061874. PubMed PMID:38544137 PubMed Central PMC10976038.
  7. Sharma, S, Risen, S, Gilberto, VS, Boland, S, Chatterjee, A, Moreno, JA et al.. Targeted-Neuroinflammation Mitigation Using Inflammasome-Inhibiting Nanoligomers is Therapeutic in an Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Mouse Model. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2024;15 (7):1596-1608. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.4c00024. PubMed PMID:38526238 .
  8. Risen, SJ, Boland, SW, Sharma, S, Weisman, GM, Shirley, PM, Latham, AS et al.. Targeting Neuroinflammation by Pharmacologic Downregulation of Inflammatory Pathways Is Neuroprotective in Protein Misfolding Disorders. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2024;15 (7):1533-1547. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.3c00846. PubMed PMID:38507813 .
  9. Cai, CX, Han, D, Tran, D, Moreno, JA, Zeger, SL, Crews, DC et al.. Social Risk Groups in Patients With Diabetes With Differing Eye Care Utilization and Vision Outcomes. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2024;13 (3):13. doi: 10.1167/tvst.13.3.13. PubMed PMID:38497518 PubMed Central PMC10950035.
  10. Chaudhary, KN, Brosnahan, KI, Gibson-Elias, LJ, Moreno, JL Jr, Hickey, BL, Hooley, RJ et al.. Investigation of the effects on proton relaxation times upon encapsulation in a water-soluble synthetic receptor. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2024;26 (13):10183-10190. doi: 10.1039/d3cp06099c. PubMed PMID:38497123 .
  11. Gómez-Espinosa, A, Moreno, JC, Pérez-de la Cruz, S. Assisted Robots in Therapies for Children with Autism in Early Childhood. Sensors (Basel). 2024;24 (5):. doi: 10.3390/s24051503. PubMed PMID:38475039 PubMed Central PMC10934187.
  12. Soto-Catalán, M, Opazo-Ríos, L, Quiceno, H, Lázaro, I, Moreno, JA, Gómez-Guerrero, C et al.. Semaglutide Improves Liver Steatosis and De Novo Lipogenesis Markers in Obese and Type-2-Diabetic Mice with Metabolic-Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease. Int J Mol Sci. 2024;25 (5):. doi: 10.3390/ijms25052961. PubMed PMID:38474208 PubMed Central PMC10932050.
  13. Anton, PE, Nagpal, P, Moreno, J, Burchill, MA, Chatterjee, A, Busquet, N et al.. NF-κB/NLRP3 Translational Inhibition by Nanoligomer Therapy Mitigates Ethanol and Advanced Age-Related Neuroinflammation. bioRxiv. 2024; :. doi: 10.1101/2024.02.26.582114. PubMed PMID:38464118 PubMed Central PMC10925165.
  14. Moreno, JB, Medina, DB, Rosellón-Escobar, MF, García-Aguirre, JG. Short-term effect of intravitreal dexamethasone implant in refractory diabetic macular edema. BMC Ophthalmol. 2024;24 (1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12886-024-03341-9. PubMed PMID:38462613 PubMed Central PMC10926656.
  15. Vardhan, S, Moreno, JD. A Curious Case of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Velocity Time Integral Alternans With an Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump: Physiology in Action. Am J Cardiol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2024.03.006. PubMed PMID:38452842 .
  16. Tracy, WF, Davies, GHM, Grant, LN, Ganley, JM, Moreno, J, Cherney, EC et al.. Anhydrous and Stereoretentive Fluoride-Enhanced Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling of Immunomodulatory Imide Drug Derivatives. J Org Chem. 2024;89 (7):4595-4606. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.3c02873. PubMed PMID:38452367 PubMed Central PMC11002932.
  17. Poirier, N, Ménétrier, F, Moreno, J, Boichot, V, Heydel, JM, Didierjean, C et al.. Rattus norvegicus Glutathione Transferase Omega 1 Localization in Oral Tissues and Interactions with Food Phytochemicals. J Agric Food Chem. 2024;72 (11):5887-5897. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.4c00483. PubMed PMID:38441878 .
  18. Bernardo, L, Ibarra-Meneses, AV, Douanne, N, Corbeil, A, Solana, JC, Beaudry, F et al.. Potential selection of antimony and methotrexate cross-resistance in Leishmania infantum circulating strains. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2024;18 (2):e0012015. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0012015. PubMed PMID:38422164 PubMed Central PMC10931519.
  19. Herrera-Valenzuela, D, Meyer, JT, Del-Ama, AJ, Moreno, JC, Gassert, R, Lambercy, O et al.. Towards a validated glossary of usability attributes for the evaluation of wearable robotic devices. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2024;21 (1):30. doi: 10.1186/s12984-024-01312-1. PubMed PMID:38419069 PubMed Central PMC10900611.
  20. Abu-Shawareb, H, Acree, R, Adams, P, Adams, J, Addis, B, Aden, R et al.. Achievement of Target Gain Larger than Unity in an Inertial Fusion Experiment. Phys Rev Lett. 2024;132 (6):065102. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.132.065102. PubMed PMID:38394591 .
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Lainie Ross, MD, PhD editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Lainie Ross MD, PhD

The University of Chicago Medicine

Dr. Ross is a trained philosopher and a practicing pediatrician. She is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics, an Associate Director of MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and co-director of the Ethics Consultation Service, providing both clinical and research ethics consultation. Dr. Ross serves on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) and as the chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Bioethics Executive Committee. A frequent lecturer at national and international conferences, Dr. Ross has written more than 100 research articles, and published two books on pediatric ethics, with a third forthcoming.

  1. Garber, AI, Garcia de la Filia Molina, A, Vea, I, Mongue, AJ, Ross, L, McCutcheon, JP et al.. Retention of an endosymbiont for the production of a single molecule. Genome Biol Evol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evae075. PubMed PMID:38577764 .
  2. Gregory, K, Hansen, D, Penglase, R, Apostolopoulos, D, Ngian, GS, Stevens, W et al.. Outcomes of patients with diffuse systemic sclerosis eligible for autologous stem cell transplantation managed with conventional therapy. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1002/art.42850. PubMed PMID:38560777 .
  3. Do, AS, Khan, MA, Ross, L, Ravinsky, R, Milam, AJ, Lee, SJ et al.. Urgent Spinal Surgery in a Lateral Decubitus on a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device on Full Anticoagulation: A Case Report. Cureus. 2024;16 (2):e55266. doi: 10.7759/cureus.55266. PubMed PMID:38558610 PubMed Central PMC10981535.
  4. Fairley, JL, Hansen, D, Quinlivan, A, Proudman, S, Sahhar, J, Ngian, GS et al.. Frequency and implications of malnutrition in systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2024; :. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keae209. PubMed PMID:38548670 .
  5. Ross, L, Preston, MA, Lee, TC, Lockhart, J, Young, J, Wood, A et al.. Exploring Information Seeking Anxiety Among Localized Prostate Cancer Patients. Am J Mens Health. 2024;18 (2):15579883241240339. doi: 10.1177/15579883241240339. PubMed PMID:38545883 PubMed Central PMC10981234.
  6. Downie, S, Chohan, H, Ross, L, McCann, C, Hall, P, Stillie, A et al.. New quality outcome indicators for bone metastases: expert consensus analysis of patients, their families and specialist healthcare professionals. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2024; :. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004698. PubMed PMID:38538034 .
  7. Bray, LA, Jervis, LL, Janitz, AE, Ross, L, Tallbull, G, VanWagoner, TM et al.. Toward trustworthy COVID-19 interventions: Building vaccine trust through community-university partnerships. PLoS One. 2024;19 (3):e0300872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0300872. PubMed PMID:38536876 PubMed Central PMC10971327.
  8. Schneckenburger, SA, Tam, MWY, Ross, LE. [Not Available]. CMAJ. 2024;196 (11):E390-E391. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.231003-f. PubMed PMID:38527743 PubMed Central PMC10962787.
  9. Brown, Z, Hansen, D, Stevens, W, Ferdowsi, N, Ross, L, Quinlivan, A et al.. Evaluation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) risk assessment score in incident systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSc-PAH). Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2024; :. doi: 10.1002/acr.25328. PubMed PMID:38523256 .
  10. Bocklet, M, Ahmadi, F, Tremont, T, Ross, L, Yao, H, Andrade, I Jr et al.. Comparison of 3D-printed and laboratory-fabricated Hyrax on stress distribution and displacement of the maxillary complex: a 3D finite element study. Prog Orthod. 2024;25 (1):11. doi: 10.1186/s40510-024-00510-w. PubMed PMID:38494544 PubMed Central PMC10944817.
  11. Ross, L, McDonald, J, Hansen, D, Fairley, J, Wicks, C, Proudman, S et al.. Quantifying the need for specialist palliative care management in systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2024; :. doi: 10.1002/acr.25325. PubMed PMID:38486131 .
  12. Morrisroe, K, Hansen, D, Stevens, W, Ross, L, Sahhar, J, Ngian, GS et al.. Predictors and prognosis of pulmonary hypertension complicating interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2024; :. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keae166. PubMed PMID:38471118 .
  13. Ross, L, Finlayson, M, Amato, MP, Cohen, JA, Hellwig, K, Tintore, M et al.. Priority setting: women's health topics in multiple sclerosis. Front Neurol. 2024;15 :1355817. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2024.1355817. PubMed PMID:38440114 PubMed Central PMC10910071.
  14. Ma, J, Ross, L, Grube, C, Wang, HS. Toxicity of low dose bisphenols in human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes and human cardiac organoids - Impact on contractile function and hypertrophy. Chemosphere. 2024;353 :141567. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2024.141567. PubMed PMID:38417488 .
  15. Armour, R, Grunau, B, Iammarino, S, Buxton, J, Kinniburgh, B, Burgess, H et al.. Performance of the Medical Priority Dispatch System® in Identifying Patients Requiring Chest Compressions at Overdose Prevention Services: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2024; :1-8. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2024.2319150. PubMed PMID:38407219 .
  16. Tam, MW, Davis, VH, Ahluwalia, M, Lee, RS, Ross, LE. Impact of COVID-19 on access to and delivery of sexual and reproductive healthcare services in countries with universal healthcare systems: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2024;19 (2):e0294744. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0294744. PubMed PMID:38394146 PubMed Central PMC10889625.
  17. Ross, LA, Lee, J, Carlson, AK, Conway, DS, Cohen, JA, Graves, J et al.. Progressive Encephalomyelopathy in an Older Man: A Case Report From the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Case Conference Proceedings. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2024;11 (3):e200210. doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000200210. PubMed PMID:38386951 PubMed Central PMC10900913.
  18. Bashore, AC, Yan, H, Xue, C, Zhu, LY, Kim, E, Mawson, T et al.. High-Dimensional Single-Cell Multimodal Landscape of Human Carotid Atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2024;44 (4):930-945. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.123.320524. PubMed PMID:38385291 PubMed Central PMC10978277.
  19. Kinitz, DJ, Ross, LE, MacEachen, E, Fehr, C, Gesink, D. "…full of opportunities, but not for everyone": A narrative inquiry into mechanisms of labor market inequity among precariously employed gay, bisexual, and queer men. Am J Ind Med. 2024;67 (4):350-363. doi: 10.1002/ajim.23574. PubMed PMID:38374777 .
  20. Ross, LA, Molholm, S, Butler, JS, Del Bene, VA, Brima, T, Foxe, JJ et al.. Neural correlates of audiovisual narrative speech perception in children and adults on the autism spectrum: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Autism Res. 2024;17 (2):280-310. doi: 10.1002/aur.3104. PubMed PMID:38334251 .
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Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Cynda Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN

The John’s Hopkins University and John’s Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Dr. Rushton is the Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics in the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University, with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics. A founding member of the Berman Institute, Dr. Rushton co-chairs the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Ethics Consultation Service.

  1. Jones, L, Karageorghis, CI, Ker, T, Rushton, CJ, Stephenson, SR, Wheeldon, IL et al.. The Exercise Intensity-Music-Tempo Preference Relationship: A Decennial Revisit. Psychol Sport Exerc. 2024; :102644. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2024.102644. PubMed PMID:38608851 .
  2. Rushton, CM, Kelly, PJ, Thomas, T, Beck, AK, Townsend, C, Baker, AL et al.. SMART Family and Friends: Feasibility and outcomes of a video-conference delivered intervention for families impacted by another's methamphetamine use. J Subst Use Addict Treat. 2024;161 :209355. doi: 10.1016/j.josat.2024.209355. PubMed PMID:38548059 .
  3. Weissinger, GM, Swavely, D, Holtz, H, Brewer, KC, Alderfer, M, Lynn, L et al.. Critical Care Nurses' Moral Resilience, Moral Injury, Institutional Betrayal, and Traumatic Stress After COVID-19. Am J Crit Care. 2024;33 (2):105-114. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2024481. PubMed PMID:38424022 .
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Yoram Unguru, MD, MA, MS editorial board member Pediatric Ethicscope: the Journal of Pediatric Bioethics and Pediatric Ethics

Yoram Unguru MD, MS, MA

The Children’s Hospital at Sinai and John’s Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Dr. Unguru is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at The Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai; Core Faculty, John Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics; and an Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Unguru Chairs the Sinai Hospital Ethics Committee where he also directs an ethics curriculum for the pediatric house staff. Dr. Unguru is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, Bioethics Steering Committee. He has served as a consultant to the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Research and the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs. He has published and spoken nationally on a wide range of issues in pediatric bioethics.

  1. Unguru, Y. Hope, hype, and cure: Ethics and four-letter words in pediatric cancer care. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2024;71 (3):e30804. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30804. PubMed PMID:38078566 .
  2. Menig, S, Militano, O, Ostrenga, A, Brooke Bernhardt, M, Lee, B, Unguru, Y et al.. Methotrexate Scarcity Among Children's Oncology Group Institutions: Results of a Multinational Survey. Oncologist. 2023; :. doi: 10.1093/oncolo/oyad323. PubMed PMID:38069904 .
  3. Canavera, KE, Bjornard, KL, Cost, NG, Grady, A, Irving, H, Kaye, EC et al.. Disparate Access to Fertility Preservation in Youth: A Call for Advocacy to Close the Gap. J Pediatr. 2023;261 :113496. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113496. PubMed PMID:37211206 .
  4. Sharma, A, Young, A, Carroll, Y, Darji, H, Li, Y, Mandrell, BN et al.. Gene therapy in sickle cell disease: Attitudes and informational needs of patients and caregivers. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023;70 (6):e30319. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30319. PubMed PMID:36975201 PubMed Central PMC10187715.
  5. Unguru, Y, Bernhardt, MB, Berg, SL, Marie-Johnson, L, Grimm, KP, Woodman, C et al.. Essential medicines for childhood cancer in Europe. Lancet Oncol. 2023;24 (2):e67. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00009-8. PubMed PMID:36725147 .
  6. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Brown, AEC, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. The role of ethicists in pediatric hematology/oncology: Current status and future needs. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2023;70 (2):e30132. doi: 10.1002/pbc.30132. PubMed PMID:36495529 .
  7. Benedetti, DJ, Marron, JM, Thomas, SM, Caruso Brown, AE, Pyke-Grimm, KA, Johnson, LM et al.. Words Matter. J Clin Oncol. 2023;41 (3):706-707. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.01056. PubMed PMID:36150097 .
  8. Unguru, Y. Culturally Aware Communication Promotes Ethically Sensitive Care. Am J Bioeth. 2022;22 (6):31-33. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2022.2063446. PubMed PMID:35616971 .
  9. Ehmann, MR, Zink, EK, Levin, AB, Suarez, JI, Belcher, HME, Daugherty Biddison, EL et al.. Operational Recommendations for Scarce Resource Allocation in a Public Health Crisis. Chest. 2021;159 (3):1076-1083. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.09.246. PubMed PMID:32991873 PubMed Central PMC7521357.
  10. Shuman, AG, Fox, ER, Unguru, Y. COVID-19 and Drug Shortages: A Call to Action. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2020;26 (8):945-947. doi: 10.18553/jmcp.2020.26.8.945. PubMed PMID:32715960 PubMed Central PMC10391236.
  11. Shuman, AG, Fox, E, Unguru, Y. Preparing for COVID-19-related Drug Shortages. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020;17 (8):928-931. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-362VP. PubMed PMID:32492353 PubMed Central PMC7393783.
  12. Unguru, Y. Balancing Risk and Reward: Greater Research Oversight Is Appropriate for Novel Therapies for Children With Life-Limiting Illness. Am J Bioeth. 2020;20 (4):104-105. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1730484. PubMed PMID:32223620 .
  13. Shuman, A, Unguru, Y. Drug Shortages: The View Across an Ocean. Oncologist. 2020;25 (4):274-276. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2019-1010. PubMed PMID:32027068 PubMed Central PMC7160395.
  14. Fox, ER, Unguru, Y. Oncology drug shortages in the USA - business as usual. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2020;17 (3):128-129. doi: 10.1038/s41571-019-0318-x. PubMed PMID:31831853 .
  15. Esbenshade, AJ, Kahalley, LS, Baertschiger, R, Dasgupta, R, Goldsmith, KC, Nathan, PC et al.. Mentors' perspectives on the successes and challenges of mentoring in the COG Young Investigator mentorship program: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019;66 (10):e27920. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27920. PubMed PMID:31309744 PubMed Central PMC6707882.
  16. Unguru, Y, Bernhardt, MB, Berg, SL, Johnson, LM, Pyke-Grimm, K, Woodman, C et al.. Chemotherapy and Supportive Care Agents as Essential Medicines for Children With Cancer. JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173 (5):477-484. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.0070. PubMed PMID:30830204 .
  17. Barone, S, Unguru, Y. Ethical Issues Around Pediatric Death: Navigating Consent, Assent, and Disagreement Regarding Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2018;27 (4):539-550. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2018.05.009. PubMed PMID:30219216 .
  18. Sharma, A, Johnson, LM, Caruso Brown, A, Unguru, Y, Lantos, JD. An Extravagant Gift From a Grateful Patient. Pediatrics. 2018;141 (6):. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-2837. PubMed PMID:29728430 .
  19. Unguru, Y. Funerals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27059. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27059. PubMed PMID:29603578 .
  20. Unguru, Y. Comment on: Adolescent patient involvement in discussions about relapsed or refractory cancer with oncology clinicians. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018;65 (7):e27043. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27043. PubMed PMID:29537136 .
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