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Aug 12, 2020, 10:00 ET The Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, Gives $1.6 Million Endowment to Support Career Development of Minority Women in Medicine and Biomedical Research

The Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, has gifted Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center with $1.66 million to...


Aug 05, 2020, 07:00 ET Feeling Anxious About Our Troubled Times? This App May Help

Millions of people are experiencing anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, be it fear of losing employment, concerns about loved ones at risk, the...


Jul 30, 2020, 11:00 ET Tissue Healing in the Gut Depends on Help from Friendly Bacteria

The "good" bacteria living in our guts do much more than help us digest food and build up our immune systems, some bacteria also play a vital role in ...


Jul 08, 2020, 09:00 ET Cincinnati Children's Fetal Care Center Special Delivery Unit Launches Expansion

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and TriHealth are announcing the expansion of the special delivery unit at the Cincinnati Children's...


Jul 01, 2020, 16:40 ET $75M Federal Grant Includes Cincinnati Children's in Drive to Increase Diversity in Genomic Research

The National Institutes of Health has announced $75 million in funding to be shared by a coordinating center and a network of 10 other top academic...


May 28, 2020, 09:00 ET Cincinnati Children's HLH Research Points to Treatment for COVID-19 Cytokine Storms

A transgenic mouse developed at Cincinnati Children's to model the deadly childhood immune disease HLH (hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis) may play...


May 28, 2020, 07:00 ET Cincinnati Children's and University of Cincinnati Name New Chair of Pediatrics, Chief Medical Officer and Research Foundation Director

Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH, will be the new chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, the new chief...


May 26, 2020, 06:00 ET Six COVID-19 Research Projects Launched by Cincinnati Children's

From developing a potential vaccine based on nanoparticles to tracking how the pandemic has disrupted life for foster children, scientists at...


May 13, 2020, 12:06 ET Local Musicians Perform Song Together to Lift Spirits

When Cincinnati Children's asked local musicians to collaborate for an uplifting project to make patients, families and employees feel good during an ...


May 13, 2020, 07:00 ET COVID-19 Prompts New Home Test for Kids with Organ Transplants

A new mail-in blood test for children with transplanted organs eliminates the need for vulnerable immunosuppressed patients to visit the hospital to...


May 12, 2020, 09:00 ET Novel CAR NK-cell technology could lead to new treatments for lupus, other incurable diseases

CINCINNATI, May 12, 2020 The explosion in cellular immunotherapy that has revolutionized cancer care in recent years may soon begin showing potential ...


Mar 20, 2020, 14:38 ET Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19: Cincinnati Children's Shares Hand Washing Cartoon

Everyone has questions about COVID-19, especially children who are frightened. Teaching them simple techniques for staying safe – like knowing the...


Feb 18, 2020, 14:06 ET Scientists May Have a Way to Let Preemies Breathe Easier

The continuing epidemic of preterm births includes this stark reality: tiny, fragile babies are born with underdeveloped lungs and prone to lifelong...


Feb 04, 2020, 09:00 ET Top 7 Discoveries from Cincinnati Children's Featured in 2019 Research Annual Report

Improving sickle cell disease care in Africa. Developing new esophageal organoids. Advancing the field of circadian medicine in ways that could...


Jan 21, 2020, 12:39 ET Fat Cells Can Sense Sunlight: Not Getting Enough Increases Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Yes, fat cells deep under your skin can sense light. And when bodies do not get enough exposure to the right kinds of light, fat cells behave...


Jan 15, 2020, 09:30 ET Using Art To Mend Where Medicine Leaves Off

Erika Slifer was born with epidermyolysis bullosa, or EB. It's a rare genetic condition resulting in severe blistering of the skin. Children born...


Dec 03, 2019, 10:44 ET Finding Heroes and Making Friends in Unexpected Places

Although KJ Upshaw's official job title at Cincinnati Children's is floor tech in Environmental Services, he refers to himself simply as the...


Nov 27, 2019, 13:00 ET Stem Cell Therapy Helps Broken Hearts Heal in Unexpected Way

Stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today...


Nov 08, 2019, 15:30 ET Cincinnati Children's: Many Teens Have Low Iron, B12 Levels Years After Bariatric Surgery

The good news: bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teens. Not only do young people experience dramatic weight loss, they also...


Oct 29, 2019, 10:28 ET Aggressive Screening Urged To Detect Rare Lung Complication Among Children With Severe Form Of Arthritis

For thousands of children living with the debilitating disease systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA), a class of medications known as...


Sep 25, 2019, 13:00 ET World's First Three-Organoid System Opens Doors for Medical Research and Diagnosis

Imagine trying to paint a forest when all the artist has is a leaf and a piece of bark versus having a living, growing tree as a model. Seeing how...


Aug 02, 2019, 14:05 ET Study Reveals How 'Natural-Killer' Cells Might Help Women Avoid a Deadly Risk of Childbirth

One of the most dangerous risks expectant mothers face as their delivery date approaches is a surprisingly common condition with a little-known name: ...


Jul 16, 2019, 05:00 ET Human Pancreas on a Chip Opens New Possibilities for Studying Disease

Scientists created human pancreas on a chip that allowed them to identify the possible cause of a frequent and deadly complication of cystic fibrosis ...


Jun 19, 2019, 07:00 ET Scientists Identify Genes Associated with Biliary Atresia Survival

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have identified an expression pattern of 14 genes at the time of diagnosis that predicts...


May 30, 2019, 11:00 ET Scientists Bioengineer Human Liver Disease in the Lab to Find New Treatments

Scientists successfully bioengineered human liver organoids that faithfully mimic key features of fatal liver disease in the laboratory. This allowed ...