Children's Hospital Boston

Children's Hospital Boston, commonly referred to as Children's was founded in 1869 and is located in the Longwood Medical and Academic vicinity in Greater Boston. Children's utilizes staff, physician training and researcher from neighboring Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Children's Hospital Cancer Care. Children's is consistently listed as one of the very top children's hospital medical centers in the United States. The international center of Children's serves more than 100 countries.

300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02115
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Impaired recycling of mitochondria in autism?

Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a genetic disorder that causes autism in about half of those affected, could stem from a defect in a basic system cells use to recycle their mitochondria, report scientists at Boston Children's ...

Oct 18, 2016
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Gene therapy restores hearing in deaf mice

Using gene therapy, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have restored hearing in mice with a genetic form of deafness. Their work, published online July 8 by the journal Science Translational ...

Jul 08, 2015
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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 international team led by Boston Children's Hospital demonstrates a way to break the ...

Jun 17, 2015
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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 time. A study from Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and ...

Jun 25, 2015
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