What patients and families need to know
A new medicine under development appears to combine the beneficial effects of these drugs for the heart and muscle while also showing improved safety in experimental models, indicates a small study published online Feb. 11, 2019, in Life Science Alliance.
Randi Streisand, Ph.D., chief of Psychology and Behavioral Health at Children’s National Health System, will receive the Michael C. Roberts Award for Outstanding Mentorship from Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP), a Division of the American Psychological Association.
Sangeeta Dileep Sule, M.D., Ph.D., the new chief of rheumatology at Children’s National Health System, shares a similar vision and mission of all pediatric specialists: treat the whole child. Dr. Sule looks forward to supporting and expanding the Division of Rheumatology, while introducing clinics tailored for specific diseases—such as arthritis and lupus.
Mutations in a gene known as interferon regulatory factor 6 (IRF6) that cause cleft lip and palate also are implicated in neural tube defects such as spina bifida, suggests research by an international study team published online Jan. 25, 2019, in Human Molecular Genetics.
The annual "Top Doctors" list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 59 Children’s National Health System care providers across 23 specialties.
Starting Monday, Jan. 28, girls with Turner syndrome will be able to receive comprehensive and personalized treatment at Children’s National Health System for the rare chromosomal condition that affects about one in 2,500 female births.
Pediatric anesthesiologist Julia C. Finkel, M.D., of Children’s National Health System, once gazed into the eyes of a newborn patient perplexed about a better way to measure the effectiveness of pain treatment on one so small. Then she realized the answer was staring right back at her.