Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) was founded in 1833 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The hospital medical center is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Noteworthy, among CCHMC achievements include, an award for exemplary research in Pediatric care from the National Institutes of Health, consistent funding by the NIH, and is one of the five training centers for pediatric care in the USA.

Address
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3039
Website
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_Children's_Hospital_Medical_Center

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pulmonary fibrosis treatment shows proof of principle

A pre-clinical study led by scientists at Cincinnati Children's demonstrates that in mice the drug barasertib reverses the activation of fibroblasts that cause dangerous scar tissue to build up in the lungs of people with ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Immune system works differently between first and later pregnancies

Among the holy quests of serious and mysterious medical challenges that doctors and research scientists strive to vanquish is preventing miscarriages, stillbirth and other pregnancy complications including preterm births.

Immunology

How a fat cell's immune response makes obesity worse

When obesity occurs, a person's own fat cells can set off a complex inflammatory chain reaction that can further disrupt metabolism and weaken immune response—potentially placing people at higher risk of poor outcomes from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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 a key role in saving lives during the COVID-19 virus pandemic.

Genetics

Finding genetic ripple effects in a single-cell environment

Although advances in genetics and genomics reveal numerous disease-associated gene mutations associated with disease, physicians and researchers still wrestle with the tricky challenge of linking those mutations to actual ...

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