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Sep 10, 2019, 12:18 ET Two innovative spin-out companies from Children's National Health System selected by Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS to join JLABS locations in Philadelphia and Boston

AlgometRx and Adipomics, two companies that spun out of innovations discovered at Children's National Health System, have been selected by Johnson &...


Sep 10, 2019, 06:01 ET Children's National Health System and Doctors Community Hospital Collaboration Delivers Improved Access to Pediatric Emergency Care in Prince George's County

Doctors Community Hospital and Children's National Health System launched a new program to enhance pediatric emergency care access in Prince George's ...


Sep 04, 2019, 11:00 ET Children's National and NCC-PDI Announce $150K NICU Medical Device Competition Finalists and Symposium Keynote Speakers

Organizers of the $150K "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!" competition today announced the 12 finalists who are advancing to the live pitch...


Sep 03, 2019, 11:00 ET HSC Health Care System will be integrated into Children's National

Children's National and The HSC Health Care System (HSC) have received regulatory approval for an integration that will provide seamless care for...


Aug 05, 2019, 09:58 ET Children's NICU slashes unintended extubation rates by 60% over 10 years

A quality-improvement project at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children's National that included standardized taping methods, bedside...


Jul 24, 2019, 11:14 ET Children's National 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium features $150K NICU pitch competition and explores clinical trial process

The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health System announces its 7th Annual Pediatric Device...


Jul 17, 2019, 13:50 ET Strict state laws and universal background checks linked to lower pediatric firearm-related deaths

States with stricter firearms laws had lower firearm-related deaths among children and adolescents, finds research led by faculty at Children's...


Jun 28, 2019, 10:16 ET Children's National researchers awarded federal grants for predictive modeling of rare diseases using computation, quantitative imaging and artificial intelligence

Developing technology to more accurately predict the progression of a patient's rare disease can help physicians choose the most effective and least...


Jun 27, 2019, 14:48 ET Live video stream provides 'peace of mind' for parents of critically ill babies

Bleary from anesthesia, Catherine Johnston held her newborn daughter for a few precious minutes before the infant, Sadie, and her husband, Brian,...


Jun 27, 2019, 12:59 ET Children's National study identifies potential pupillary biomarker for pediatric bowel and bladder dysfunction (BBD) that could improve diagnosis and intervention

Researchers have discovered a potential biomarker in the pupillary response of some pediatric patients with Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction (BBD) that...


Jun 18, 2019, 00:30 ET Ranked No. 6 overall and No. 1 for newborn care, Children's National named to U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals top 10 list for third year

Children's National in Washington, D.C., was ranked No. 6 nationally in the U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals annual rankings for 2019-20. Its...


Jun 11, 2019, 06:02 ET Pediatric CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy Trial Aims to Improve Remission Rates of Leukemia at Children's National Health System

Children's National Health System today announced the opening of a unique chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy trial for pediatric...


May 28, 2019, 14:00 ET Children's National Health System and The HSC Health Care System Sign Agreement to Partner

Children's National Health System (Children's National) and The HSC Health Care System (HSC) have signed a definitive agreement to create an...


May 01, 2019, 14:00 ET Five winners to receive share of $250K NCC-PDI grant funding and access to unique pediatric device accelerator program

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announced five winners of its "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!"...


Apr 10, 2019, 06:00 ET Principal Gift From United Arab Emirates To Support Development Of Children's National Research & Innovation Campus

Children's National today announced a $30 million gift from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), marking a major milestone in the creation of its new...


Mar 07, 2019, 11:04 ET Children's National Receives $1 Million Gift from Bill and Joanne Conway to Establish Nursing Scholarships, Mentorship Program

Today Children's National Health System announced a generous $1 million gift from Bill and Joanne Conway establishing the Conway Nursing Pathway...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:00 ET Children's National competes in STAT Madness for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Children's National Health System was selected to compete in STAT Madness, an annual bracket-style competition that...


Feb 26, 2019, 06:00 ET NCC-PDI Announces $250K Pediatric Pitch Competition for Orthopedic Medical Device Innovators

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) is now accepting applications for its "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for...


Oct 25, 2018, 16:10 ET Washingtonian magazine recognizes Children's National physicians as 'Top Doctors' in 24 specialties

Washingtonian magazine's annual list of the region's "Top Doctors" recognized 58 Children's National Health System physicians from a wide array of...


Oct 11, 2018, 10:00 ET FDA awards $5 million to pediatric device consortium co-led by Children's National and University of Maryland, College Park

To foster development, production and marketing of the next generation of medical devices designed to meet growing children's unique needs, the Food...


Sep 26, 2018, 12:43 ET Six pediatric device innovators awarded total of $150,000 at Children's National 6th Annual Pediatric Device Symposium

Six companies presenting innovative medical devices that address significant unmet needs in pediatric healthcare were awarded a total of $150,000 in...


Sep 17, 2018, 15:00 ET Eleven finalists selected for $100K pediatric medical device competition

Eleven finalists will pitch their pediatric medical device innovation during the annual "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!" competition at the ...


Aug 31, 2018, 12:00 ET Children's National Launches Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality Surgical System

Children's National Health System has acquired the latest virtual reality surgical system from Surgical Theater, a leading provider of the...


Aug 14, 2018, 10:00 ET A call for pediatric cardiovascular devices: $100K competition now accepting proposals

Children's National Health System is now accepting proposals for its annual "Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!" competition. New this year,...


Jun 26, 2018, 12:01 ET Top 5 overall and No. 1 for babies again, Children's National named to U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll

Children's National rose to one of the Top 5 children's hospitals nationwide in U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals Honor...