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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.


Pediatric Grand Rounds

October 30, 2014

12:00 p.m.— 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


"One in a Million"

Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood


Kenneth Silver, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Director, Child Neurology Residency Training Program

Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology

Comer Children's Hospital, University of Chicago

Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic

Shriner's Hospital for Children Chicago



  • To identify the clinical features and natural history of AHC
  • To evaluate the treatment of AHC
  • Understanding the genetic basis and pathophysiology of AHC


Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

News and Events

NEW - Chicago Pediatrics Monthly - October 2014


The Pediatric Residency Program Welcomes the 2014 Pediatric Intern Class!

Registration for Special Grand Rounds Presentation - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014: Dr. Atul Gawande - "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" - Space is Limited

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