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Children's National Psychiatry Department Expands with New Eating Disorders Clinic

Children’s National Health System’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine recently expanded with the addition of a new eating disorders clinic. The clinic, led by Finza Latif, MD, Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison and Emergency Services, complements services provided by the Donald Delaney Eating Disorders Clinic within the Adolescent Health Center by providing family-based therapy in an outpatient setting.

Children's Researchers Focus on Biomarkers to Treat Neonatal Brain Injury

To improve treatments of babies with perinatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), a major cause of brain injury in newborns, Children’s National Health System researchers have focused on a physiological biomarker, Heart Rate Variability (HRV), which can help better predict neurological outcomes, including whether different cooling patterns can improve care.

Children's National Health System Announces Competition: "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!"

The Second Annual Pediatric Innovation Symposium, Lessons from Drugs to Devices: A Pediatric Perspective, will feature a medical device competition called ‘Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!’ The competition highlights new generations of medical devices to use with pediatric patients in a forum that gives innovators the chance to pitch their business or product for prizes, including the opportunity to bring it to market. The competition will be held Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

Children's National Health System Hosts Second Annual Innovation Symposium featuring FDA Commissioner as Keynote Speaker

Considerable progress has been made to advance pediatric drug research and to ensure appropriate drug product labeling for children but much still needs to be done for pediatric device research and development. On October 24, 2014, physician-scientists, pediatric surgeons, engineers, policy makers, and government officials will gather in the Knight Conference room at Washington, DC’s Newseum to discuss the critical issues pertinent to pediatric device development. Margaret Hamburg, MD, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will deliver the Opening Keynote address.