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    Leader in Care

    Throughout the Washington,D.C, region, the nation and the world, Children’s National Hospital is recognized for our expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for all children.

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Catherine Limperopoulos Ph.D.

When pregnant moms are stressed out babies' brains suffer

Knowing that your unborn fetus has congenital heart disease causes such pronounced maternal stress, anxiety and depression that these women’s fetuses end up with impaired development in key brain regions before they are born, according to research published online Jan. 13, 2020, in JAMA Pediatrics.

NCC-PDI showcase event applications open

Submit your applications for the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) showcase medical device pitch event on March 23, 2020, in College Park, Maryland. The competition is focused on pediatric devices in three areas of critical need: cardiovascular, orthopedic and spine, and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Rendering of VT and Children's National Research & Education campus

Childrens National Announces Partnership with Virginia Tech

Children’s National Hospital announces formal partnership with Virginia Tech that will include the launch of a Virginia Tech biomedical research facility within the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus.
Proton Lab

National Proton Center Opening

Now children in the Washington, D.C. region can receive proton therapy closer to home with the opening of the new Johns Hopkins National Proton Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital. The new proton center in collaboration with Children's National Hospital will provide advanced cancer treatment to children and is one of only a few centers nationally with a dedicated pediatric team.