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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

Monday 27, October 2014
Two pediatric medical device innovators, Velano Vascular and REBIScan, were selected from eight finalists to each receive a $50,000 award in a competition held by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System as part of its second annual symposium focused on pediatric surgical innovation.
Wednesday 29, October 2014
Judith Owens, MD, MPH, director of sleep medicine and a pediatrician, talks about how the change in high school start times by Fairfax County Schools will impact teens. Dr. Owens also talks about her work studying caffeine consumption by children and teens, and how the rise of energy drinks has affected kids.
Wednesday 29, October 2014
Daniel Lewin, PhD, associate director of sleep medicine, talks about how the shift from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time can affect kids' sleep. Dr. Lewin recommends a gradual bedtime shift for kids in the days leading up to the time change to help them adjust.

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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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