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Jun 21, 2016, 00:01 ET Boston Children's Hospital Ranked #1

 Boston Children's Hospital is ranked the number one pediatric hospital on this year's U.S. News & World Report Best Children's...


Mar 10, 2016, 10:04 ET DentaQuest Announces Endowed Chair Of Pediatric Oral Health And Dentistry At Boston Children's Hospital

 DentaQuest – the second largest oral health company in the United States and largest in the Medicaid space – announced today its...


Dec 08, 2015, 09:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital Establishes a Communication Program to Preserve Voices of ALS Patients Across the Country

The Augmentative Communication Program (ACP) at Boston Children's Hospital has received a $1.5 million gift to establish a program dedicated to...


Dec 08, 2015, 09:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital Establishes a Communication Program to Preserve Voices of ALS Patients Across the Country

The Augmentative Communication Program (ACP) at Boston Children's Hospital has received a $1.5 million gift to establish a program dedicated to...


Dec 07, 2015, 15:00 ET Two laser-triggered, on-demand technologies for local pain control effective in preclinical models

A pair of preclinical studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Nano Letters reveal two methods for using a...


Dec 07, 2015, 15:00 ET Two laser-triggered, on-demand technologies for local pain control effective in preclinical models

A pair of preclinical studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Nano Letters reveal two methods for using a...


Nov 12, 2015, 12:16 ET An unusual dog reveals a new approach to muscular dystrophy

 A golden retriever that stayed healthy despite having the gene mutation for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) has provided a new lead for...


Nov 11, 2015, 11:46 ET Boston Children's Hospital announces Innovation Tank, Ignite Talks Competition winners

 The Augmented Infant Resuscitator (AIR) was the unanimous winner of Boston Children's Hospital's pediatric Innovation Tank, a "Shark...


Nov 11, 2015, 09:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital presents Vijay G. Sankaran, MD, PhD, with Rising Star Award at Global Pediatric Innovation Summit

 Saluting his spectacular track record to date of innovative research on red blood cell disorders and his future promise as a...


Nov 11, 2015, 09:00 ET Stuart H. Orkin, MD, honored with Lifetime Impact Award at Boston Children's Hospital Innovation Summit

 Stuart H. Orkin, MD, associate chief of hematology/oncology at Boston Children's Hospital and chair of pediatric oncology at Dana-Farber...


Nov 10, 2015, 12:42 ET Boston Children's Hospital announces winner and outcome of the CLARITY Undiagnosed Challenge

Boston Children's Hospital announced today at the Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards (#PedInno15) the results of its international CLARITY...


Nov 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital partners with digital health company Grand Rounds to offer expert second opinions

 Boston Children's Hospital and San Francisco company Grand Rounds announced today at the Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards...


Nov 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital, Rock Health partner to speed pediatric digital health startups

Boston Children's Hospital and digital health venture fund Rock Health today announced a strategic partnership aimed at accelerating the...


Nov 10, 2015, 08:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital to Tap IBM Watson to Tackle Rare Pediatric Diseases

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Boston Children's Hospital today announced that they intend to collaborate to apply IBM's Watson cognitive platform to help...


Nov 09, 2015, 14:00 ET Boston Children's Hospital teams with Hollywood SFX company to build next-generation patient models

Boston Children's Hospital's simulator program, SIMPeds, has formed a partnership with the special effects company Fractured FX to create...


Sep 14, 2015, 13:17 ET Boston Children's Hospital's "Taking on Tomorrow" to Feature Innovation Tank, Ignite Talks for Pediatric Health Care Innovators

Taking on Tomorrow, Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards (#PedInno15), will feature two opportunities for...


Sep 08, 2015, 13:16 ET Twenty-six competing teams set out to find answers for five undiagnosed patients

 Boston Children's Hospital today announced the launch of the CLARITY Undiagnosed competition. Through it, 26 registered teams from around the...


Jun 25, 2015, 12:00 ET Targeting Nerve Endings To Curb Allergic Asthma

Current asthma medications, which work by suppressing inflammatory signaling by immune cells or by dilating the airways, can stop working over...


Jun 23, 2015, 10:39 ET Stronger seat belt laws save lives

A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and led by Lois Lee, MD, MPH, and injury researcher and attending physician in the...


Jun 18, 2015, 13:23 ET International team discovers new genetic immunodeficiency

An analysis of five families has revealed a previously unknown genetic immunodeficiency, says an international team led by researchers from Boston...


Jun 17, 2015, 12:15 ET Potent approach shows promise for chronic pain

Non-narcotic treatments for chronic pain that work well in people, not just mice, are sorely needed. Drawing from human pain genetics, an...


Jun 16, 2015, 12:37 ET Boston Children's Hospital Names John Brownstein, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer

 Boston Children's Hospital has appointed John Brownstein, PhD, to the position of chief innovation officer (CIO). In this role, Brownstein...


Jun 15, 2015, 11:00 ET Body's response to injury and inflammation may hinder wound healing in diabetes

 One of the body's own tools for preventing wound infections may actually interfere with wound healing, according to new research from Boston...


Jun 11, 2015, 11:47 ET Twitter Data May Help Shed Light On Sleep Disorders

 Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Merck have built the beginnings of "digital phenotype" of insomnia and other sleep disorders...


Jun 09, 2015, 00:01 ET Boston Children's Hospital Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report

Boston Children's Hospital ranks first overall according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. Boston...