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Fat cells can impair macrophage ability to eliminate cholesterol

A multi-institutional team led by research faculty at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., finds that extracellular vesicles derived from kids’ fat can play a pivotal role in ratcheting up risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease well before any worrisome symptoms become visible.

NICU video stream provides peace of mind for parents

In late May 2019, Children’s National neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) introduced NicViewTM, a camera system that enables parents to log in from any internet-enabled device to see their infants virtually when they are unable to visit the NICU in person.

Research to lessen inflammatory damage receives award

A pre-clinical study at Children’s National Health System that investigates the use of nicotine-like, anti-inflammatory medications to reduce limb damage caused by the body’s inflammatory mechanisms has earned the Angela S.M. Kuo Memorial Award Research Grant.