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Children’s National Hospital performed the first surgical use of breakthrough medical imaging technology designed specifically for kids. The innovation, insta-3D™ imaging from company nView medical, is designed to make 3D images available in the operating room quickly and safely. The 3D images provide surgeons with better visualization, allowing them to continue improving patient care and outcomes.
Black and Hispanic adolescents are significantly more likely to die from shootings related to police intervention compared to non-Hispanic white adolescents, a recent Pediatrics study led by Dr. Monika Goyal finds.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) awarded Matt MacVey, vice president and chief information officer, and Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO, both of Children’s National Hospital, its 2020 Transformational Leadership Award.
In one of the first theory-guided nationally representative studies to identify which adolescent e-cigarette users are at most risk of progressing to cigarette smoking, researchers found that e-cigarettes can be a ‘gateway’ to conventional cigarette smoking for teens who had no prior intention to smoke.
The American Academy of Nursing has selected a nurse leader from Children's National Hospital to join the class of 2020 Academy fellows.
Stem and progenitor cells exhibit diversity in early brain development that likely contributes to later neural complexity in the adult cerebral cortex. This research expands on existing ideas about brain development, and could significantly impact the clinical care of neurodevelopmental diseases in the future.
T-cells taken from the blood of people who recovered from a COVID-19 infection can be successfully multiplied in the lab and maintain the ability to effectively target proteins that are key to the virus’s function, according to a new study published Oct. 23 in Blood.
Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized 62 Children’s National Hospital physicians from a wide-array of specialties including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Neurology, Oncology/Hematology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, General and Thoracic Surgery and Urology.
New study shows benefit of pediatricians taking a self-directed approach to better serving their patients
Children’s National Hospital today announced a $5 million gift from The Boeing Company that will help drive lifesaving pediatric discoveries at the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus. The campus, now under construction, is being developed on nearly 12 acres of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Children’s National will name the main auditorium in recognition of Boeing’s generosity.