Cincinnati Children's News Releases
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Recent News Releases
The Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Disease (CURED), a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to those suffering from eosinophilic disorders, has donated nearly $157,000 to the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) and the Registry for Eosinophilic Disorders (REGID), both based at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Peter White, PhD, has been named director of the division of biomedical informatics in the department of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s, and the Rieveschl Chair of the new department of biomedical informatics at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.
Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD, director of the division of Allergy and Immunology and the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders at Cincinnati Children’s, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellows are elected by their peers and recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.
Jeffrey Towbin, MD, executive co-director of the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, has won the 2013 American Heart Association Basic Research Prize. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science and is given annually to a scientist who heads an outstanding cardiovascular basic research laboratory. Dr. Towbin received the award at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Dallas.
From abnormal kidney function to difficulty walking and diabetes, severely obese adults who were obese as teenagers have greater risk of developing numerous harmful health conditions.