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Research Annual Report

A Celebration of Accomplishments in Science, Innovation and Discovery

From Our Director

As one of the leading pediatric research institutions in the nation, our accomplishments in science, innovation and discovery continue to truly change outcomes for children. Health care providers,here and around the world, are using treatments, cures, medications and more that were created, tested, taught and proven at Cincinnati Children’s.

As a result of our research performance, we consistently rank as one of the top three pediatric departments in the country for extramural support. This year, I am pleased to report that we have set a new all-time record, totaling more than $283 million dollars awarded from extramural grants and contracts.

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By The Numbers

2022 At a Glance

The Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation serves as one of the nation's most significant sources of pediatric scientific discovery and innovation.

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Scientific Achievements

This year, investigators produced more than 2,400 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and other publications outlining their groundbreaking research dedicated to improving child health.

Top 6 Accelerated Initiatives

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Science Takes on Health Inequities

Living and championing diversity, equity and inclusion is fundamental to who we are at Cincinnati Children’s and embedded in every aspect of our work. In fiscal 2022, our commitment to respecting everyone was expressed in numerous tangible ways in our research and discovery efforts.

We are proud to celebrate all the faculty members, lab teams and other staff at Cincinnati Children’s who helped make these achievements in understanding and reducing the impact on children of our society’s health inequities and social determinants of health.

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In Memoriam

Cincinnati Children's honors four visionary leaders for their lifelong dedication to improving the lives of children everywhere.
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James Heubi, MD

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Jeffrey Robbins, PhD

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James Tweddell, MD

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Hector Wong, MD