Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics
Dr. Ferrer is an attending physician with HIV Services at Children's National.
Invest in future cures for some of life's most devastating diseases
The AIDS epidemic still claims an estimated 2 million lives each year, of which about 270,000 are children. The Washington, DC area leads the nation with one of the highest infection rates. Children’s National clinicians and staff play an important role in the treatment of those with the disease, and in changing the way our community thinks about HIV/AIDS by clearing up misconceptions and discouraging stigma and discrimination.
Dr. Marschall is the director of the HIV Services Mental Health Program at Children's National.
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.
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.