Children's National Medical Center

Children's National Medical Center began over 130 years ago to serve the pediatric needs of the Metropolitan Washington D.C. Over the years it has been consistently rated as one of the best pediatric hospitals in the USA. The Children's Research Institute (CRI) is an arm o Children's National Medical Center. CRI is an academic, clinical teaching and research center that works in conjunction with Metro D.C. Medical schools. CRI receives substantial funding from the NIH. CRI has a Center for Cancer Research and Immunology Research, Center for Clinical and Community research, Center for Genetic Medicine Research and Center for Neuroscience Research. CRI employs more than 300 scientists and other professionals. CRI studies complex disorders in children.

Address
 111 Michigan Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20010    
Website
http://www.childrensnational.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children's_National_Medical_Center

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The 'secret sauce' for high-performing NICUs

Leaders of neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) across the nation share the same play books as they strive to provide safe, high-quality medical and surgical care for vulnerable newborns. A growing number of quality collaborations ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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A quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices for micro preemies—preterm infants born months before their due date— helped to boost their weight and nearly quadrupled the frequency of lactation consultations ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Placental function linked to brain injuries associated with autism

Allopregnanolone (ALLO), a hormone made by the placenta late in pregnancy, is such a potent neurosteroid that disrupting its steady supply to the developing fetus can leave it vulnerable to brain injuries associated with ...

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