Children’s National Health System’s Vittorio Gallo, PhD, and Joseph Scafidi, DO, of the Children's Research Institute, were featured on NPR discussing their research in newborn mice, which found that a naturally occurring substance called epidermal growth factor appears to reverse a type of brain damage that’s common in very premature infants.
The research was originally reported in the journal Nature.
Read the article
Full Photo Gallery
Want the latest Children’s National news and stories as they happen? Sign up to get our News & Events releases by email.
The ACGME-accredited Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Fellowship Program at Children’s National Health System is designed to develop advanced skills in the diagnosis and treatment of children with disabilities. We offer one- and two-year programs. The length of the fellowship is based on the applicant’s previous training, and is consistent with the requirements of the ABPMR and ACGME.
The Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Health System offers two-year, full-time postdoctoral fellowships in neuropsychology.
We bring together a comprehensive team of pediatric oncology and neurology experts, giving children with brain tumors effective, personalized care.
Children’s National Health System is the regional referral center for whole-body cooling (hypothermia) after newborns experience a hypoxic-ischemic injury.