Journal of Pediatrics and Mother Care

Editor in Chief

Dr. Charleta Guillory, M.D., M.P.H, F.A.A.P., is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Neonatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Director of Level II Nurseries at Texas Children’s Hospital and Director of Texas Children's Hospital Neonatal-Perinatal Public Health Program. She earned her doctor of medicine degree from the Louisiana State University Medical School, completed…

Name : Charleta Guillory
University : Baylor College of Medicine

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    Bringing Books into the Exam Room: The Role of Pediatric Residents in Promoting Early Childhood Literacy

    Pediatricians play an important role in promoting the healthy development of all children. This involves addressing disparities in the environments of children that can affect their ability to grow and learn. Historically, pediatric primary care has included a variety of evidence-based strategies to prevent disease and disability including encouraging…

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    Hypoxia-Inducible Factor in Cord Blood of Term and Preterm Newborns

    The Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1 (HIF-1) is a transcription pivotal molecule regulating cellular homeostasis in response to hypoxia. It has been shown to up regulate various downstream genes – e.g. Erythropoietin (EPO) and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) – and has been implicated in the pathogenesis of several diseases involving tissue…

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    Food Cravings and Aversions during Pregnancy: A Current Snapshot

    Food cravings are very common during pregnancy, along with food aversions in many instances, yet their underlying causes are not well understood. Food cravings are usually met with the consumption of the craved food, which generally include unhealthy foods, that is, sweet/fat and salty/spicy foods. It is important to follow a healthy diet during pregnancy…

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PubMed Indexed Articles

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    Homeodomain Transcription Factor Msx-2 Regulates Uterine Progenitor Cell Response to Diethylstilbestrol

    The fate of mouse uterine epithelial progenitor cells is determined between postnatal days 5 to 7. Around this critical time window, exposure to an endocrine disruptor, diethylstilbestrol (DES), can profoundly alter uterine cytodifferentiation. We have shown previously that a homeo domain transcription factor MSX-2 plays an important role in DES-responsiveness…

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    Brain Uptake of Neurotherapeutics after Intranasal Delivery in Mice

    There is a growing global prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Current treatment for neurodegenerative diseases is limited due to the blood brain barrier’s ability to restrict the entry of therapeutics to the brain. In that context, direct delivery of drugs from nose to brain has gained emerging interest…

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    Current Studies of Immunotherapy on Glioblastoma

    Glioblastoma is a form of brain tumor with a very high morbidity and mortality. Despite decades of research, the best treatments currently in clinical practice only extend survival by a number of months. A promising alternative to conventional treatment for glioblastomas is immunotherapy. Although proposed over a century ago, the field of cancer immunotherapy…

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