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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

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

Spotlight on:

Irene Zohn, PhD
Meet Irene Zohn, PhD, scientist in the Center for Neuroscience Research studying neural tube defects.

News

Thursday 06, February 2014
Researchers have found a "potentially novel therapeutic target" to reduce the rate of deterioration and to promote growth of brain cells damaged by multiple sclerosis.
Tuesday 04, March 2014
Catherine Bollard, MBChB, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, a senior scientist in Children’s National Health System’s Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at the Children’s Research Institute, has been named Associate Editor of Blood, which is the journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
Saturday 08, March 2014
John F. Strang, PsyD, a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s National Health System, and colleagues, found that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were more likely to exhibit gender variance, the wish to be the other gender, than children with no neurodevelopmental disorder, or a medical neurodevelopmental disorder such as epilepsy or neurofibromatosis.

Research Funding by Sponsor

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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