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A study conducted at Children’s National Health System in conjunction with the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research surveyed pediatric medical and clinical pharmacology reviews under the FDA Amendments Act of 2007 and the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012.
The National Institutes of Health awarded researchers at Children’s National Health System $2.6 million to expand their studies into whether human stem cells could someday treat and even reverse neurological damage in infants born with congenital heart disease.
Tumors have come up with ingenious strategies that enable them to evade detection and destruction by the immune system. So, a research team that includes Children’s National Health System clinician-researchers has validated a way to outfox the tumors.
Children’s National Health System and Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTRX) are pleased to announce the creation of the Retrophin Rare Disease Network at Children’s National.
In pregnancies complicated by fetal congenital heart disease, global placental perfusion was significantly decreased and regional variation of placental perfusion significantly increased as pregnancies progressed, findings that point to non-invasive imaging providing an early warning of placental dysfunction. A Children’s National Health System research team is thought to be the first to report non-invasive, whole placenta perfusion imaging in utero in a study published online Nov. 23, 2017 in Scientific Reports.
On parent-reporting measures, girls with autism seem to struggle more than boys with performing routine tasks like getting up and dressed or making small talk, even when the study group is normalized to meet similar basic clinical diagnostic criteria across sexes.
NICU Nurse Manager Maureen Maurano, B.S.N., R.N., “is a visionary nurse leader who plans, develops, implements and sustains change” as the NICU’s nurse manager, colleague Tara Floyd, M.P.H., B.S.N., R.N., NE-BC, writes in an essay published in the January 2018 issue of Nursing Management.
A new study suggests many more pediatricians would make mental health screenings an integral part of a child’s annual checkup if they received training and support through a proven and powerful method used to improve health care processes and outcomes.