What patients and families need to know
Doctors from around the world have found that MRI is superior to ultrasound for diagnosing fetal brain abnormalities.
The study, led by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, used an objective digital facial analysis technology developed by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System to identify the most relevant facial features characteristic in Down syndrome in diverse populations from 12 countries. This NHGRI study is the first to compare and contrast Down syndrome across diverse populations.
Preemie brains hold specialized cells in reserve that can repair brain injury suffered early in life.
First Lady Michelle Obama visited patients, families, and staff today at Children’s National Health System for the eighth consecutive year, joined by television and radio host Ryan Seacrest.
Children’s National has been designated a Leapfrog Group 2016 Top Hospital, the only children’s hospital in the Northeastern United States to be named to this prestigious list and the only hospital recognized in Washington, D.C. Our dedication to quality and patient safety is second-to-none.
Home-based, computerized working memory (WM) training reduces the neurocognitive effects of sickle cell disease among school-aged youths, helping them achieve demonstrated improvements in verbal and visual WM – even if kids complete as few as 10 sessions, according to a research study led by Children’s National Health System.
The larger, state-of-the-art center offers convenient access to primary care in Ward 8.
Global and regional blood flow to the immature brain is disturbed by preterm birth, hemodynamic instability, and subsequent brain injury, a Children’s National Health System research team reports for the first time.
Children's announces the launch of a major three-year research study of undiagnosed diseases in partnership with the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC, a subsidiary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). The RGC will conduct whole exome sequencing, which looks at all the protein-coding DNA in a genome, for patients in the study.
Children’s National, along with the Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, hosted the first International Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis Treatment Consensus Meeting at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, this month.