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Translational Research

Promoting innovation that improves child, family, and community health.

Read more about the Center for Translational Science

Cancer & Immunology Research

Developing the best and most compassionate care of children with cancer, infectious diseases and immune system disorders.

Read more about the Center for Cancer & Immunology Research

Genetic Medicine Research

Researching, Diagnosing and Treating genetic disorders.

Read more about the Center for Genetic Medicine Research

Neuroscience Research

Understanding the brain to cure neurodevelopmental disorders.

Read more about the Center for Neuroscience Research

Spotlight on:

Irene Zohn, PhD
Meet Irene Zohn, PhD, scientist in the Center for Neuroscience Research studying neural tube defects.

News

Wednesday 30, April 2014
The International Society of Cellular Therapy (ISCT) recently named Catherine M. Bollard, MBChB, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, incoming President-Elect. Dr. Bollard is the Director of the Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy and co-director of the Immunology Initiative of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System and Professor of the Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine at the George Washington University.
Wednesday 14, May 2014
Pamela Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes at Children’s National Health System, was named the first William and Joanne Conway Chair in Nursing Research in a ceremony held on May 6, during National Nurses Week.
Wednesday 14, May 2014
A National Institutes of Health-sponsored study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showed that lorazepam - a widely used but not yet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drug for children - is no more effective than an approved benzodiazepine, diazepam, for treating pediatric status epilepticus.

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Events

Apr
07

Research & Education Week 2014

Annual Celebration of Research & Education at Children's National including multiple poster sessions, seminars and guest speakers.

Apr
27

Children's National at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

Children's National will host a booth at the Children's National at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

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