Students from the UAE came to Children's National for a summer of learning. The students spent their time in the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, as part of the 'Student Innovators Program,' which was featured in Gulf News.
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Scientists at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National, in partnership with the University of Maryland, are the first to create a 3D bioprinted placenta model and use it to study preeclampsia, a life-threatening pregnancy complication.
The STAR robot completed the first fully automated robotic soft tissue surgery, as part of a research study. The study shows how STAR's advanced robotic technology outperforms current methods.
Children’s National's proprietary robotic surgical technology Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR) has been named one of the top ten finalists in the 2017 NASA iTech call for ideas challenge.
Children’s National Health System has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to launch a Rheumatic Heart Disease Center, with the goal of developing innovative strategies and economic incentives to improve the prevention and diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in high-risk, financially disadvantaged countries and low-income communities across the United States.