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Research & Innovation Campus News

Children’s National Hospital, Virginia Tech Announce Partnership for New Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

November 14, 2019
Children’s National Hospital and Virginia Tech announce a formal partnership that will include the launch of a 12,000-square foot Virginia Tech biomedical research facility within the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus.

When Research Programs Grow Faster Than the Space

September 25, 2019
The Children’s Research Institute (CRI), the research arm of Children’s National, has seen its research programs expand, bringing the need to accommodate more staff and projects. A new innovation campus is in the works, but the move to the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center Campus will take four years to complete. The institute is therefore focusing on laboratory densification, both in the current space and the new campus.

Children’s National Attends Annual Ward 4 Spring Celebration

April 27, 2019
On Apr. 27, 2019, community members, patients, families and staff at Children's National attended the annual Ward 4 Spring Celebration. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Councilman Brandon Todd posed for photos with Dr. Bear and others. The day of fun included food, music, the traditional Easter egg roll, an Easter egg hunt, crafts for kids, face painting and more.

Children’s National Receives $30M Gift from UAE to Support Development of New Research & Innovation Campus

April 9, 2019
A gift from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will support the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus to help drive pediatric discoveries that save and improve the lives of children around the world.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Children’s National Health System to Launch JLABS @ Washington, DC at the new Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus in 2020

April 9, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC and Children’s National Health System (Children’s National) today announced a collaboration to launch JLABS @ Washington, DC, a 32,000-square foot facility to be located at the new Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus in Washington, DC.

Children’s National breaks ground on one-of-a-kind pediatric research and innovation hub

November 29, 2018
On Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, Children’s National Health System marked the official start of construction on its pediatric research and innovation campus with a groundbreaking event. It will be distinct nationally as a freestanding research and innovation complex focused on pediatric medicine.

Children's National Health System accepts Walter Reed property

November 17, 2016
Children’s National Health System today signed an agreement with the U.S. Army to accept the transfer of nearly 12 acres from the Walter Reed property in Northwest Washington, D.C.

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