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Research Boston Children's Hospital
Research at Boston Children's Hospital. The research enterprise at Boston Children’s Hospital, comprising more than 3,000 researchers, is the world’s largest at a pediatric center. Our work is fueled by a deep understanding of disease biology coupled with world-class discovery platforms, including genetics and genomics, gene editing
Thalassemia Program Boston Children's Hospital
The Thalassemia Program at the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center treats all forms of thalassemia, including thalassemia minor or trait, thalassemia intermedia and thalassemia major (Cooley’s anemia), as well as rare forms of the disease such as hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia and hemoglobin H-alpha thalassemia.. Because of our …
Retinoblastoma Program Boston Children's Hospital
Treatment for retinoblastoma has improved dramatically in recent years, improving the chances for a successful recovery (more than 95% of children survive). The Retinoblastoma Program at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center offers the latest in diagnosis and treatment options, as well as access to a wide range of pediatric subspecialists to help our …
Orthopedic Center Boston Children's Hospital
Whether it’s a broken arm, a sports-related injury or the most complex condition, Boston Children's Orthopedic Center is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients. We are honored to be recognized as the Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report.
Neuro-Ophthalmology Service Boston Children's Hospital
The service, part of Boston Children's Department of Ophthalmology, is a truly interdisciplinary effort. Our pediatric neuro-ophthalmologist, Gena Heidary, MD, PhD, also collaborates with clinicians in Boston Children's: Department of Neurology. Department of Neurosurgery. Division of Genetics. Pediatric Brain Tumor Program. Oculoplastic Program.
Neurometabolic Program Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children’s Hospital’s Neurometabolic Program provides consultations and care for children with a wide variety of developmental, neurological and medical concerns. Our care team consists of two physicians: Irina Anselm, MD, a child neurologist who specializes in the management of mitochondrial disorders and leads the Mitochondrial
Muscle Weakness (Hypotonia) Boston Children's Hospital
Hypotonia means decreased muscle tone. It can be a condition on its own, called benign congenital hypotonia, or it can be indicative of another problem where there is progressive loss of muscle tone, such as muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy. It is usually detected during infancy.
Dysphagia Diagnosis & Treatment Boston Children's …
As the esophagus and throat are less irritated by acid reflux, their function may improve. Treatment of your child’s GERD may include: thickening your child’s liquids. remaining upright for at least an hour after eating. medications to decrease stomach acid production. medications to help food move through the digestive tract faster.
USA Today: Where’s the COVID-19 vaccine
USA Today reports on the need to both track COVID-19 immunizations and provide the public with accessible information to locate vaccination sites. Boston Children’s Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, explains the role of VaccineFinder, a website that will help users find where they can receive their shot and the vaccine supply at each location.
U.S. News & World Report Rankings Boston Children's Hospital
Every year, U.S. News & World Report releases its rankings of the best pediatric hospitals throughout the country. This list is based on key clinical data from nearly 200 medical centers through a detailed survey that looks at measures such as patient safety, infection prevention, and adequacy of nurse staffing.
Karl Koehler, PhD Researcher Boston Children's Hospital
Koehler became an Assistant Professor in 2015 and was named the Philip F. Holton Scholar in Otology in 2018 by the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. His lab pioneered methods for inducing human inner ear and skin tissue from pluripotent stem cells. He joined Boston Children's Hospital
Yi Zhang, PhD Researcher Boston Children's Hospital
Dr. Zhang received his BS from China Agriculture University in 1984, his Ph.D from Florida State University in 1995. His postdoctoral training was at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of UMDNJ where he identified and characterized the Sin3 and the NuRD histone deacetylase complexes. He became an independent investigator at the Lineberger
About Us Boston Children's Hospital
About Boston Children's Hospital. Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement. Boston Children's is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the
International Observership Program Boston Children's
International Observership Program. The Medical Surgical ICU at Boston Children’s Hospital is a state-of-the-art 29-bed PICU with one of the highest volume pediatric ICU’s in the country. With just over 2,000 admissions annually the MSICU provides all critical care services for our very active programs in medicine, general surgery
Infantile Spasms Boston Children's Hospital
Infantile spasms, sometimes called West syndrome, are a type of seizure that occurs in babies. The spasms look like a sudden stiffening of muscles, and the baby’s arms, legs, or head may bend forward. The seizures occur in a series of short spasms, about one to two seconds in length. Babies may have as many as 100 spasms a day.
Boston Children’s Hospital Ranked #1 in the Nation by U.S
BOSTON – June 15, 2021 − Boston Children’s Hospital is the number one pediatric hospital in the nation for the eighth year in a row according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. “In a year full of tough times and many challenges, we are extremely honored to be named the top children’s hospital in the nation,” said Boston …
Carlo Brugnara, MD Boston Children's Hospital
Highly efficient therapeutic gene editing of human hematopoietic stem cells. Nat Med. 2019 05; 25 (5):776-783. View abstract. Heritability of fetal hemoglobin, white cell count, and other clinical traits from a sickle cell disease family cohort.
Hong Chen, PhD Researcher Boston Children's Hospital
I was the first to discover a family of important endocytic adaptor proteins, epsins (Chen et al., Nature, 1998, Chen et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2003, 2005 and 2009). My group developed a novel conditional epsin 1fl/fl; epsin 2-/- mouse, which has been pivotal to our continuous success by allowing characterization of the spatial and
Congenital Cytomegalovirus Boston Children's Hospital
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus related to the herpes virus group of infections. Like herpes, it is inactive at times, but it is incurable and is a lifetime infection. About one in 150 children born in the United States has congenital CMV. Eighty percent of kids with congenital CMV never develop any symptoms or disabilities.
Benderson Family Heart Center Observerships Boston
Benderson Family Heart Center | Observerships. The Cardiac Surgery Program at Boston Children's Hospital is the largest in the US, performing over 1,100 cases a year. The program serves as a national and international referral destination for patients with all forms of complex congenital disease, both pediatric and adult.
Psychiatry Boston Children's Hospital
The Boston Children's Hospital Global Partnerships in Psychiatry (BCHGP) Observership Program is a cross-disciplinary program designed for physicians and psychologists residing outside the United States who have an interest in child and adolescent mental health. The goal of this program is to provide exposure to trained professionals from
Harvard Digestive Diseases Center Boston Children's Hospital
The Harvard Digestive Diseases Center Grant has a current annual budget at $960,891 (direct and indirect costs). The research base for active members totals over $15,000,000 annually, and in a typical year HDDC members are training over 250 postdoctoral fellows and 30 predoctoral students. Twenty-six Associate Members (young investigators not
Department of Ophthalmology Westchester County, NY
Our state-of-the-art office is located in Hawthorne, New York. 40 Saw Mill River Road. Suite Upper Level 7. Hawthorne, NY. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Phone: 914-909-4700. Fax: 914-909-4701. Make 2022 the best year ever. Your gift today gives children everywhere a second chance.
Post-Doctoral Association Boston Children's Hospital
Post-Doctoral Association. The Postdoctoral Association stands ready to assist all members of our community through these historic times. If you have concerns or questions, please email us at [email protected] We act together with Boston Children's Hospital and the Office of Fellowship Training to make sure we preserve our health
Department of Pharmacy Boston Children's Hospital
Department of Pharmacy. Thank you for your interest in Boston Children's Hospital's PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program. Please browse our website to learn more about our pharmacy department and details of our residency program. If you have any further questions about the program or application process, please feel free to contact me.
Matthew Warman, MD Researcher Boston Children's Hospital
BACKGROUND. Dr. Warman studied material science at Brown University and medicine at Cornell University Medical College. He completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital in Washington D.C., and a fellowship in medical genetics at the Children's Hospital in Boston. Following completion of his fellowship in 1989
Infectious Diseases Research Boston Children's Hospital
Infectious Diseases Research. Research in the Division of Infectious Diseases includes both basic investigation and clinical research. The bench research in the division has the broad objective of elucidating basic mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis and the related host responses that mediate susceptibility to infection, host injury, and
Stuart Orkin, MD Researcher Boston Children's Hospital
Dr. Orkin received his MD in 1972 from Harvard Medical School, followed by postdoctoral research at the National Institutes of Health and clinical training in pediatrics and hematology-oncology at Children's Hospital Boston and DFCI, where he joined the faculty in 1978. Dr. Orkin is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and was elected
Judy Lieberman, MD, PhD Researcher Boston Children's
Dr. Lieberman is a graduate of Radcliffe College. After earning a Ph.D. in physics from Rockefeller University, she was a high-energy physicist at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Later she earned an M.D. in the joint Harvard-MIT Program in Health, Science, and Technology, trained in internal medicine and hematology
Informed Consent Boston Children's Hospital
The BCH Informed Consent Library (ICLibrary) provides investigators and their staff the ability to access the currently approved versions of their informed consent (s). The site is accessible to anyone with a Children's Hospital web account. Study staff are instructed to obtain their consent forms directly from the ICLibrary website.
Hao Wu, PhD Researcher Boston Children's Hospital
Dr. Wu received her pre-medical training at Peking University from 1982 to 1985 and studied Medicine at Peking Union Medical College from 1985 to 1988. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from Purdue University in 1992, working in the laboratory of …
Child Life Services Boston Children's Hospital
The Child Life Services Department works to guide, educate, and support children and families through healthcare experiences. The multidisciplinary Child Life Services team considers each child and family’s emotional, social, cognitive, developmental, and cultural needs when determining interventions to enhance coping and support psychosocial needs.
Nephrotic Syndrome (Kidney Disease) in Children
1) Since assessing how well your child responds to treatment is part of the diagnostic process, your child is given a course of steroid therapy to see whether his nephrotic syndrome clears up. While it can take up to eight weeks for the steroids to work, many children respond within a month. 2) If your child doesn’t respond to steroid therapy
The Past, Present, and Future of Deaf Education in America
students in the United States until ASD was founded in 1817. Our history begins when a young minister by the name of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet met 9 year-old Alice Cogswell, daughter of prominent Hartford physician Dr. Mason Fitch Cogswell, in 1814. The Statue of Alice Cogswell remains at the site of ASD’s former location in Hartford, CT.
Division of Infectious Diseases Find Us / Contact Us
The Division of Infectious Diseases is located on the fifth floor of 333 Longwood Avenue, across the street from the main hospital. To get here, exit the Patient and Family Garage onto Longwood Avenue and take a right. 333 Longwood is the second building on your right.
A short history of gene therapy
In the early 1980s, David Williams, MD, and David Nathan, MD, at Boston Children’s Hospital published the first paper showing one could use a virus to insert genes into blood-forming stem cells. In 2003, the Human Genome Project wrapped up, giving us a complete blueprint of our DNA. In the past decade, gene therapy has become a reality for
Scoliosis Boston Children's Hospital
Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine has an abnormal curve. Healthy spines have a natural front-to-back curve. A spine with scoliosis curves front to back but also curves sideways. Some spines curve to the left or the right in a “C” shape, while others curve in …
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Children Boston
Symptoms such as abdominal pain, cramping, blood in the stools and chronic diarrhea may indicate a condition called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), in which parts of the intestinal tract become inflamed. IBD is quite common: It affects about 1.6 million Americans, including 80,000 children and young adults.
Richard Gregory, PhD Boston Children's Hospital
Richard I. Gregory, Ph.D., is Professor in the Departments of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Principal Investigator in The Stem Cell Program in the Division of Hematolgy/Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is also Principal faculty member of The Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and co-Director and executive …
Jeannette M. Peréz Rosselló, MD Boston Children's Hospital
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Low-Dose Atropine for Treatment of Myopia Boston
Study Objectives The objectives for this randomized trial are: 1. To determine the efficacy of daily low-dose atropine (0.01%) for slowing myopia progression over a two-year treatment period in children aged 5 to less than 13 years with myopia -1.00 to -6.00D at the time of enrollment (Primary Outcome On-Treatment).
Adolescent Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Program Meet
Adolescent Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Program | Meet Our Team. Our team of experts work with children and their families to provide the knowledge and support they need to maximize the chance for long-term health and well-being. The Boston …
Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Training
The Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program is based in the Division of Newborn Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH). Originally founded by Dr. Mary Ellen Avery as the Joint Program in Neonatology in 1974, the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Training Program has an unparalleled track record of training physician scientists.