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Children's National Researchers Uncover Therapeutic Target Linked to Sepsis

Yang Liu, PhD, Director and Bosworth Chair of the Cancer Biology Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at Children’s National Health System, and his colleagues Pan Zheng, MD,  McKnew Professor of Cancer Biology, and Guo-Yun Chen, PhD,  Assistant Professor of Immunology , have uncovered a “promising new therapeutic  target” in an experimental model of sepsis in mice that could open the door for improved treatment of inflammation linked to sepsis.

Naomi Luban, MD, Discusses Importance of Blood Transfusion Protocols

Naomi L.C. Luban, MD, Chief of Transfusion Medicine at Children’s National Health System, discusses with AABB News the importance of healthcare institutions establishing standard protocols and strategies to minimize the risk of complications for pediatric patients needing blood transfusions.

Children's National Hospitalist Calls for National Benchmarks to Improve Care for Hospitalized Patients with Asthma, Pneumonia, and Bronchiolitis

Kavita Parikh, MD, a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s National Health System, and other hospitalists across the country have recommended achievable national benchmarks to improve clinical care of patients hospitalized with asthma, pneumonia, and bronchiolitis, which are among the leading causes of pediatric hospital admissions.