What patients and families need to know
A new study from Children’s National found that targeting a specific molecular pathway in reactive astrocytes (RAs) provides a promising therapeutic objective in diseases with extensive reactive astrogliosis, including Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Children’s National received four awards from the Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) for its accomplishments in supporting and promoting organ donation.
Kolaleh Eskandanian, PhD, MBA, PMP, was quoted in an AAMI article covering Vittamed, one of the winning innovators from the 2014 National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation competition.
A new study shows that differences in brain connectivity in individuals with autism can predict future adaptive and social behaviors. Connectivity, or how different parts of the brain communicate with each other, is the most consistent abnormality in brain activity seen in autism.
The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) is now accepting proposals for medical innovations that address a significant, yet unmet pediatric need. Five prizes of $50,000 each will be awarded to the winning presentations at the consortium’s third annual competition in February 2016.
On November 13 and 14, 2015, Children’s National experts are cohosting and presenting at the First Sino-US-Japan Pediatric Translational Medicine Forum and Third International Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Forum in Shanghai.
Today Children’s National Health System and Shanghai Children’s Medical Center leadership extended an official partnership for the next two years, also unveiling a new initiative to establish a joint laboratory space for translational research.
Shanghai Daily covered the Children's National and Shanghai Children's Medical Center joint lab that will be used for oncology research, translating basic scientific findings into clinical and practical applications.
Fairfax Times covered Amelia Schmidt, who is currently in remission after a long battle with brain tumors and multiple surgeries. A photo of Amelia, taken at the finish line during last year's race, was selected to be included in a traveling collection for the 2015 Children's Hospital Photo Exhibit.
Seacrest Studios launched under the WPAW-90 handle, a closed-circuit channel to entertain and educate patients.
Ryan Seacrest, Lucy Hale, Robin Thicke, Country Artist Cam, and Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky Celebrate at Special Event