Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital, f..k.a. Columbus Children's Hospital was founded in 1892 in Columbus, Ohio. Today, Nationwide Children's Hospital is ranked in the top 10 of all children's hospitals in the United States. It is known for its work on children's diseases, heart defects, immunology and is a preeminent source for pediatric care in the Mid-West.

Address
700 Children's Drive · Columbus, OH 43205
Website
http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationwide_Children's_Hospital_(Columbus)

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Cancer

A new paradigm for treating transcription factor-driven cancers

In the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Nationwide Children's Hospital describe a new paradigm for treating transcription factor-driven cancers. The study focuses on Ewing ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New study points to a possible cause of many preterm births

The discovery that small calcium deposits in fetal membranes may lead to a mother's water breaking prematurely suggests that dietary or other interventions could prevent those preterm births.

Neuroscience

Oligodendrocytes induce motor neuron death in ALS

A first-of-its-kind oligodendrocyte in vitro model shows that human cells normally supportive of motor neuron function play an active role in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis pathogenesis – and this discovery may point the ...

Neuroscience

Loss of MHCI in motor neurons leads to ALS astrocyte toxicity

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a devastating progressive neurodegenerative disease that results in the death of motor neurons, the nerve cells that control muscles. Eventually, ...

Medical research

Preeclampsia may share cause with disorders such as Alzheimer's

New research has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia, one of the most deadly and poorly understood pregnancy-related conditions in the world. The international team, led by researchers ...

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