Publications





TPMT, COMT and ACYP2 genetic variants in paediatric cancer patients with cisplatin-induced ototoxicity.
Pharmacogenet Genomics 2017 Jun;27(6):213-222
The Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical, Pharmacology, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool. 1-5 Brownlow Street, Liverpool L69 3GL, UK.






Rapid Identification of Microorganisms by FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel Improves Clinical Management in Children.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 May;35(5):e134-8
From the *Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; †Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom; ‡Department of Microbiology, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland; §Department of Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland; ¶Department of Microbiology, and ‖Department of Oncology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Viridans Group Streptococcal Infections in Children After Chemotherapy or Stem Cell Transplantation: A 10-year Review From a Tertiary Pediatric Hospital.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Mar;95(9):e2952
From the Department of Oncology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (MJN, BP); Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool (SC, EDC, SP); Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool (SL, BP); Department of Microbiology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (RPDC); and Department of Infectious Diseases, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (SP, EDC), Liverpool, UK.



Crizotinib-induced antitumour activity in human alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma cells is not solely dependent on ALK and MET inhibition.
J Exp Clin Cancer Res 2015 Oct 6;34:112. Epub 2015 Oct 6.
Department of Paediatrics and Infantile Neuropsychiatry, Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy.

Diffusion abnormalities on intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging as an early predictor for the risk of posterior fossa syndrome.
Neuro Oncol 2015 Apr 15;17(4):614-22. Epub 2014 Oct 15.
Department of Radiology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK (S.A., L.A., D.G.); Department of Neurology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK (R.K.); Department of Oncology, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK (Barry Pizer); Department of Neurosurgery, Alder Hey Children's N.H.S Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK (Benedetta Pettorini, C.M.).


Deep Sequencing the microRNA profile in rhabdomyosarcoma reveals down-regulation of miR-378 family members.
BMC Cancer 2014 Nov 25;14:880. Epub 2014 Nov 25.
Department of Paediatrics and Infantile Neuropsychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy.



Management of craniopharyngioma: the Liverpool experience following the introduction of the CCLG guidelines. Introducing a new risk assessment grading system.
Childs Nerv Syst 2012 Aug 9;28(8):1181-92. Epub 2012 May 9.
Paediatric Neurosurgery Department, Alder Hey Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Eaton Road, West Derby, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK.






Malignant disseminated chordoid meningioma in a 12-year-old child: a role for early cranial and spinal radiation treatment after subtotal resection.
Childs Nerv Syst 2006 Oct 11;22(10):1344-50. Epub 2006 Apr 11.
Department of Neurosurgery, Neuropathology and Neuro-oncology, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool, UK.





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