Steven Hicks

USA

Steven Hicks

USA

Biography

Dr. Steven Hicks’ translational research identifies molecular biomarkers that inform child growth, neurodevelopment and disease. He is also the director of the Pediatric Clinical Research Office in the Department of Pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine.

Dr. Hicks’ research on concussions explores the microRNA profile of saliva to identify molecules that may aid diagnosis, prognosis and clinical management for patients with traumatic brain injuries. This research was published in JAMA Pediatrics. It was included in the “10 Most Talked About JAMA Peds Articles of 2018” and was called the “Top Genomic Study of 2017” by DNA Genotek. The findings were featured on National Public Radio, Sirius XM Doctor Radio and CBS News.

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