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Robin Steinhorn, M.D., Senior Vice President of Center for Hospital-Based Specialties at Children’s National Health System, was elected by her peers to become Vice President and President-elect of the American Pediatric Society (APS) beginning May 2018 at the annual Pediatric Societies Meeting in Toronto, Canada.
Children's National researcher Michael H. Hsieh, M.D., Ph.D., and co-authors reviewed the effects of the microbiome on a number of urologic diseases that affect children, including urinary tract infection, urge urinary incontinence and urolithiasis.
A Children’s-led research team has turned the tables on Schistosoma haematobium, a parasitic worm that freeloads in humans, by using a protein derived from the parasite as a therapeutic molecule to reduce bleeding and pain associated with chemotherapy-induced hemorrhagic cystitis.
Children’s facial recognition technology that enables more timely diagnoses of rare diseases and common genetic disorders, helping to improve kids’ health outcomes around the world, garnered more than 33,000 overall votes during STAT Madness 2018, a bracket-style competition honoring biomedical advances.
An innovation created by Children’s National Health System researchers and clinicians has advanced to the final round of the second-annual STAT Madness, a contest to spotlight breakthroughs in science and medicine.
Return to school following a concussion for children and adolescents should be decided based on the type and severity of their symptoms, their age, academic course load, and how much rest they’ve had since the injury occurred, according to a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
The Washington Business Journal has named Tonya Vidal Kinlow, M.P.A., vice president of Community Engagement, Advocacy and Government Affairs at Children’s National Health System, to their 2018 list of Minority Business Leaders.
Scientists in the Center for Neuroscience Research found that molecularly targeted cancer treatments may cause cognitive and behavioral deficits in other areas of the developing brain beyond their intended targets. These deficits, however, diminish when environmental stimulation and physical exercise are provided after treatment.
Children who experience persistent allergies to cow’s milk may remain shorter and lighter throughout pre-adolescence when compared with children who are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts, according to a retrospective chart review presented March 4, 2018, during the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology/World Allergy Organization Joint Conference.