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  Department of Pediatrics provide diverse range of services aimed at achieving good health and well-being for all children since 1952. We provide active clinical services with 10 pediatric subspecialties including neurology, neonatology, hematology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, pulmonology, allergy, nephrology and gastroenterology.
    We anticipate multidisciplinary, dedicated services with the launching of the new state-of-the-art CNU Children's Hospital in 2017. Being the largest tertiary referral pediatric hospital in Chonnam Provice, CNU Children’s hospital will offer not only the most effective and healing care, but also research activities to meet the needs of our patients, families and society.  

1. Research interests
1) Basic research and clinical care with extensive knowledge and experience on the treatment of hematologic malignancies, solid tumor, hematologic diseases, immune deficiency and rare diseases.
2) Research to identify the causative factors of pediatric malignancies.  
3) Preoperative diagnosis and postoperative care for children with congenital heart diseases. Therapeutic catheter interventions.
4) Right ventricular dysfunction in right ventricular pressure overload animal model.
5) Biomarker of diagnosis and genetic changes associated with vasculitis in Kawasaki disease.
5) Variable research on care and prognosis of ELBW (extreme low birth weight) infant
6) The epidemiology and pathogenic mechanism of perinatal infection and care of intrauterine infection.
7) Management of patients with childhood epilepsy, headache disease, and other delay disorders.
8) Molecular genetic studies for the underlying abnormalities of variable neurologic disorders in childhood, clinical studies for the progress of epilepsy in early childhood and developmental disorders associated with genetic or environmental etiologies.
9) Neonatal jaundice and liver disease, pathogenesis and treatment of childhood obesity, steatohepatitis in children.
10) Diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, precocious puberty, short stature, obesity, and Vitamin D metabolic disease.