Children’s National Health System’s Vittorio Gallo, PhD, and Joseph Scafidi, DO, of the Children's Research Institute, were featured on NPR discussing their research in newborn mice, which found that a naturally occurring substance called epidermal growth factor appears to reverse a type of brain damage that’s common in very premature infants.
The research was originally reported in the journal Nature.
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The Child Neurology fellowship is an ACGME-accredited categorical residency position offering a two year pediatric and a three year neurology training program to achieve board eligibility and full qualification for a career in pediatric neurology including board eligibility in pediatrics.
The ACGME-accredited Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Fellowship Program is designed to develop advanced skills in the diagnosis and treatment of children with disabilities.
The Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Health System offers two-year, full-time postdoctoral fellowships in neuropsychology.
Children’s National Health System is the regional referral center for whole-body cooling (hypothermia) after newborns experience a hypoxic-ischemic injury.