What patients and families need to know
Global humanitarian leader offers evidence-based breathing techniques to help healthcare workers stay resilient and strong on the frontlines.
Children’s National Hospital has opened a drive-up/walk-up location where primary care doctors in the Washington, D.C., region can refer young patients for COVID-19 specimen collection and testing.
Thirty semi-finalists have been named in the annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition presented by the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Medical Devices (NCC-PDI).
The top priority of Children’s National Hospital is the safety of our patients, families and employees. To maintain transparency, we have confirmed that one of our physicians tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Learn more our preparedness for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
For the third consecutive year, Children’s National Hospital was selected to compete in STAT Madness, an annual bracket-style competition that chooses the year’s most impactful biomedical innovation by popular vote.
Experimental models had enhanced physical activity, socialization and cognitive stimulation early in life
Tarik F. Haydar, Ph.D., an award-winning neurobiologist whose research teases out how brain development differs in people with typical cognitive function compared with people with developmental disabilities, like Down syndrome, has been named incoming Director of the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s National Hospital.
A hybrid approach that combines elements of gene therapy with gene editing converted an experimental model of a rare genetic disease into a milder form, significantly enhancing survival, shows a multi-institutional study led by the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C.
The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) has extended the deadline for its annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition to Feb. 22 at midnight EST. Innovators and startup companies with devices in the pediatric cardiovascular, orthopedic and spine, or NICU sectors are invited to apply for a share of up to $250,000 in FDA-funded awards and access to a newly created NCC-PDI pediatric device accelerator program led by MedTech Innovator.
When pregnant women experience elevated anxiety, stress or depression, these prenatal stressors can alter the structure of the developing fetal brain and disrupt its biochemistry - even if these women have uncomplicated pregnancies and high socioeconomic status, according to Children’s National Hospital research published online Jan. 29, 2020, in JAMA Network Open.