2013 Leadership Circle Grant Finalists
Just imagine how you could be part of making such advances possible!
Initiative for Personalized Medicine – would enable deep sequencing of the genome and transcriptome of children with brain tumors
Equipment for In Vivo Recordings of Neurotransmission in the Central Nervous System – advanced analytical sensing technology that electrochemically records release and clearance of neurotransmitters, holding great potential for many situations affecting hospitalized children
Strive for Zero Campaign – Preventable Codes Outside of ICUs – two lifelike simulation manikins to replicate real-life emergency situations and clinical scenarios, improving quality, safety, and education
Metabolic Cart to Measure Energy Needs of Patients in Intensive Care Units – a device to measure the energy needs of patients with complex health issues in intensive care units, enabling determination of exact nutritional needs of children
NM3 Monitors - to assist in the care of children on ventilators, allowing optimal decisions without injuring lungs
Optimizing Anticoagulation and Blood Product Administration through Utilization Thromboelastography – two analyzers to obtain rapid, real-time information that can guide blood product replacement therapy
Junior Brainbook Concussion Education - an online educational program with a social network interface to educate young athletes about signs, symptoms, and prevention of concussion
What is Leadership Circle?
Leadership Circle members from throughout the community each give $1,000 (or more) annually, pool their donations, then vote to decide which grants actually receive funding – a fun, high-impact way to give. Voting occurs at the annual Luncheon, April 11.
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