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Prenatal Care

Children's National Experts Discuss Importance of Fetal Cardiology Subspecialty to Fetal Medicine

Earlier this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) released a scientific statement on the diagnosis and treatment of fetal cardiac disease written by a team of cardiac and obstetrical experts with lead author, Mary T. Donofrio, MD, Director of the Fetal Heart Program and Medical Director of the Critical Care Delivery Program for the Fetal Medicine Institute at Children’s National Health System.

Vittorio Gallo, PhD, Director of the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s National Health System, Examines Regeneration and Repair of Glial Cells in Central Nervous System

While neurons often gain attention in brain research, the more unpublicized glial cells–meaning “glue” in Greek–play an integral role in the restoration of an injured central nervous system and can open the door to innovation and change, says Vittorio Gallo, PhD, director of Children’s National Health System’s Center for Neuroscience Research, and director, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center in Neuron Magazine.

Children's National and Hospital Partners Receive Health Care Innovation Award Grant

Children’s National Health System has been named a recipient of a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) award to improve health care delivery for children with complex medical needs.  The grant, aimed at advancing care coordination models, was awarded to the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) and 10 pediatric hospital partners. Children’s National will also serve as CHA’s primary administrative partner for the grant.