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The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announces five awardees chosen in its prestigious annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition to share $150,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support the advancement of pediatric medical devices.
President Biden joined First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, who was at the hospital to read a story to patients. The First Lady visits are an annual tradition that dates back more than 75 years.
Children’s National Hospital experts developed a new approach that discovered unique proteins in an individual tumor’s cells, which then helped scientists generate personalized T cells to target and kill tumors, according to a pre-clinical study published in Nature Communications.
New findings in the New England Journal of Medicine address widely eradicated cardiovascular disease that continues to plague developing nations
New study finds the second wave of MIS-C patients had more severe illness compared to the first wave.
The grant enables a unique program – bringing together a team of school nurses in D.C. Public Schools, community health workers and mobile medical services. The support is part of the United Health Foundation’s ongoing commitment to build healthier communities and advance health equity.
The Rare Disease Institute (RDI) at Children’s National Hospital announced its designation as a NORD Rare Disease Center of Excellence, joining a highly select group of 31 medical centers nationwide. This new, innovative network seeks to expand access and advance care and research for rare disease patients in the United States. The program is being led by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), with a goal to foster knowledge sharing between experts across the country, connect patients to appropriate specialists regardless of disease or geography, and to improve the pace of progress in rare disease diagnosis, treatment and research.
Children’s National Hospital announced a campaign to raise $500 million by 2023 to deliver lifesaving care and research for kids. follow the leader is the hospital’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign in more than a decade. It is inspired by the hospital’s pediatric patients and care providers.
To keep in-person learning and protect students in schools, pediatricians and public health officials must advocate for evidence-based mitigation strategies that can reduce COVID-19 transmission — especially the Delta variant, which overwhelmed pediatric emergency rooms and hospitals, argued Yang et al. in a Perspective published in the journal Pediatrics.
Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized 68 Children’s National Hospital physicians from a wide-array of specialties including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Oncology/Hematology, Neurology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, General and Thoracic Surgery and Urology.