Cincinnati Children's News Releases

The Public Relations staff in the Marketing and Communications Department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is committed to providing the news media and families with the latest news and highlights about Cincinnati Children's and its efforts to improve children's health.

Recent News Releases

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Shire and Cincinnati Children’s Establish Rare Disease Research Collaboration

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center today announced a three-year, broad research collaboration for rare diseases. The goal of the collaboration is to discover and develop novel therapies to treat rare diseases with high unmet medical need combining Shire’s development and commercialization capabilities with Cincinnati Children’s research expertise.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Sci-Fly Study Explores How Life Forms Know To Be the Right Size

Shakespeare said “to be or not to be” is the question, and now scientists are asking how life forms grow to be the correct size with proportional body parts. Probing deeply into genetics and biology at the earliest moments of embryonic development, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center report March 26 in Nature Communications they have found new clues to explain one of nature’s biggest mysteries.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - Cincinnati Children’s Receives Award for Newborn Screening Data Resource

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is receiving a $2.2 million award to develop and maintain a sophisticated national data resource. The Longitudinal Pediatric Data Resource (LPDR) will be used by researchers to pilot new technologies and treatments, while tracking health outcomes over the lifespan of children who screen positive for a large number of rare and often devastating genetic disorders.

Monday, March 16, 2015 - New Discoveries Made after Child Mummy Scanned at Cincinnati Children’s

Medical images provided by Cincinnati Children’s have revealed new information about a child mummy brought to the hospital as part of a scientific project with the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - National Poison Prevention Week Kicks Off

Drug overdoses are the leading cause of unintentional deaths outnumbering car accidents and firearms both locally and nationally. A focal point for prevention and treatment of these exposures is the Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.