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A bright future for pediatric research


Research Tower CMH West Exterior daytime inside.jpg The Children’s Research Institute allows researchers to accelerate even more precise diagnoses and treatments for complex childhood diseases.

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Pharmacology, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics

Marion Merrell Dow/Missouri Chair in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology; Section Chief, Therapeutic Innovation; Director of Innovation in Healthcare Delivery; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Dr. Rahman’s research is focused on therapeutic innovations to improve the care we deliver to children. She has developed medical devices that assist with weight estimation and nutritional assessment (including FDA cleared first-in-class devices), is involved in drug discovery for the treatment of under-represented pediatric conditions, and is designing clinical decision support software tools that optimize medication dosing as part of the GOLDILOKS® initiative.