Research News Releases
September 16, 2009
New Surgery Institute at Children’s National Medical Center Aims to Improve Surgery and Eliminate Pain $150 million gift creates the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, with a goal of making surgery less painful, more precise, and less invasive.
August 24, 2009
Children's National and Partners Awarded Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from National Institutes of Health The nation's children's hospital partners with The George Washington University and National Children’s Museum to create "Being Me" program that brings science to local schools
August 17, 2009
Magazines for Women Depict Babies in Unsafe Sleep Environments
A study in Pediatrics, led by researchers at Children’s National, found that many pictures in magazines show babies in unsafe sleeping positions.
June 25, 2009
Cancer researchers link DICER1 gene mutation to rare childhood cancer
Finding may have implications for gene’s role in other cancers
May 26, 2009
Dr. Sandler received the first-ever endowed professorship in the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care.
Dr. Anthony Sandler Named to the Diane and Norman Bernstein Professorship in Pediatric Surgery at Children's National
May 20, 2009
Life-saving treatment for the tiniest patients
Children's team helped save one triplet's life
May 12, 2009
Children's Research Institute hosts 9th Annual Research Day
Children's Research Institute at Children's National held its 9th annual Research Day on April 30, 2009. More than 200 posters highlighted the breadth and depth of translational pediatric research conducted at Children's National.
March 13, 2009
Researchers from Children’s National Medical Center and colleagues in Tokyo publish results, video of first successful trial in dogs with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. First Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy in Sight: Scientists Harness Exon-Skipping in Large Animal to Successfully Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
March 9, 2009
Children's National Research Links Platelets to Sepsis-Related Organ Failure Conventionally thought to be the bloodstream’s “innocent bystanders,” platelets may actually play a more sinister role in organ failure caused by severe sepsis