Cincinnati Children's News Releases
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Recent News Releases
As National Patient Safety Awareness Week kicks off (March 2 – 8, 2014) Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is joining forces with children’s hospitals around the country to affirm the critical role patient families play in making hospital stays as safe as possible for their children.
The list of dangerous professions doesn’t typically include cashiers, but they might need to be added if results of a pilot study hold true.
A new study by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center highlights innovative ways to analyze post-concussion impairments. And it’s showing promise for being more reliable and sensitive than commonly used methods of predicting when a player has recovered.
Analyzing the genomes of twin 3-year-old sisters – one healthy and one with aggressive leukemia – led an international team of researchers to identify a novel molecular target that could become a way to treat recurring and deadly malignancies. Scientists at Cincinnati Children's and in China report their findings online Feb. 9 in Nature Genetics. The study points to a molecular pathway involving a gene called SETD2, which can mutate in blood cells during a critical step as DNA is being transcribed and replicated.
Researchers used blood platelets and bone marrow cells to deliver potentially curative gene therapy to mouse models of the human genetic disorder Hurler syndrome – an often fatal condition that causes organ damage and other medical complications. Scientists from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) report their unique strategy for treating the disease the week of Feb. 3-7 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(PNAS).