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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


May 14, 2015

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


Biology of Connective Tissue Stretch: Implications for Physical Therapy, Yoga, and Acupuncture


Helene M. Langevin, MD

Professor in Residence of Medicine

Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital



  • Explian the role of connective tissue in musculoskeletal function.
  • Review recent evidence on the effect of connective tissue stretch on pain and inflammation.
  • Present relevance of these findings to acupuncture, manual and movement-based therapies.

Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

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