Video Series: NICU
Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics
In May 2009 Children's National opened a state-of-the-art 54 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that is designed to provide comfort for our families and world-class care for our patients.
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Children's Clarissa Karlsson discusses the benefits of music therapy for premature infants in the Baltimore Sun's Maryland Family Magazine.
Vittorio Gallo, PhD, and Joseph Scafidi, DO, of the Children's Research Institute, discuss their research in newborn mice with NPR.
Karen Frantantoni, MD, MPH, leads the Children’s National Health System research team that has received a $2 million contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how parent navigators can help families and children with fragile medical conditions successfully manage the transition from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the home.
A team led by Vittorio Gallo, PhD, have uncovered direct evidence that procedures targeting a cell receptor within a certain time frame can prevent complications linked to brain injuries among premature children.