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Division of Pediatric Pharmacology and Drug Discovery Clinical Aspect

The Division interacts closely with pediatricians and pediatric subspecialty physicians at Rady Children’s Hospital- San Diego and UCSD through its Clinical Trials Unit, which develops and executes phase I - III trials of new and existing therapeutic agents for pediatric populations. Dr. Victor Nizet serves as the interim medical director of this unit in close collaboration with the other faculty of the Division. The consultative expertise of Drs. Edmund Capparelli and Brookie Best are provided on issues of therapeutic drug monitoring and HIV pharmacology locally and across the country. Dr. Adriana Tremoulet attends on the inpatient infectious disease service, as well as the Kawasaki disease service. She also provides follow up for infectious disease and Kawasaki disease patients in the outpatient setting.

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