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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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.
Peter Kim, MD, CM, PhD, Sheikh Zayed Institute, is quoted in a Washington Post article describing the innovative way spin-off company e-Kare is changing the way physicians measure and care for wounds.
Five pediatric medical device innovators were awarded $50,000 each in seed funding at the second annual National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) Competition held last week.