Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics
Dr. Marschall is the director of the HIV Services Mental Health Program at Children's National.
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Children’s National has had an HIV/AIDS program since the early 1980s, and treats the majority of HIV positive children and teens in the region. More than 25 years after we diagnosed our first patient, we can point to dramatic progress made in managing and living with HIV.
Today is World AIDS Day, an opportunity to learn the facts about HIV, and to show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died from the disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus. The theme this year for World AIDS Day is "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation."
Children's National Health System researchers joining other teams have uncovered new evidence that T-cells, a type of blood cells, can effectively restore antiviral immunity after transplantation for some of the most high-risk viruses following transplant.
Over the last 20 years, Children’s National Health System has received continued national and international recognition as well as steady grant support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its successful fight against HIV-associated renal diseases in children.