Pediatric Neurocritical Care Research Group


Pediatric Neurocritical Care Research Group (PNCRG) is dedicated to performing clinical and preclinical studies aimed at optimizing functional outcomes for critically ill children with neurological conditions.

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PNCRG is a truly international and multi-specialty organization.  All of the members share a common passion for research that will ultimately lead to improved neurocritical care for children.  Membership is open to physicians, scientists,  and other healthcare professionals who are involved with related research and/or the treatment and care of pediatric neurocritical patients.

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There is an ever increasing need for quality research in the field of pediatric neurocritical care.  PNCRG is committed to meeting this need by performing studies that will help improve pediatric neurocritical care for years to come.

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Upcoming Events!

Disorders of Consciousness, a mini symposium: September 14th 1-4pm MT /3-6pm EST

Organized by Varina Boerwinkle, Mark Wainwright and Michelle Schober

Our speakers will include:

  • Dr. Jose I Suarez, past NCS president
  • Nina F Schor, deputy Director NINDS
  • Beth Slomine, Pediatric Neuropsychologist JHU
  • Nino Ramirez, Director of the Center for Integrative Brain Research
  • Seattle Children’s and Erika Molteni, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, King’s College London

The speakers will be followed by open discussion and question session. The objective is to bring together a diverse and multidisciplinary group of individuals to optimize and accelerate the science of recovery of consciousness and to increase awareness within the pediatric neurocritical care community of the CuringComa Campaign.  Please join us!

Pediatric Neurocritical Care Educational Series July 23rd 2021. 2-3pm (EST)

Organized by Alexis Topjian and Matthew Kirschen from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicin

In this inaugural session of the Pediatric Neurocritical Care Educational Series, will present a lecture on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and post-cardiac arrest care in children. They will discuss the recent updates to the AHA Guidelines, neuromonitoring, and neuroprognostication. Register to attend this virtual lecture at: