Breakthrough Discoveries

A Leader in Scientific Discovery and Innovation

With more than $271M in external funding and 3,200+ publications in 2021, Cincinnati Children's serves as one of the nation's most significant sources of pediatric scientific discovery and innovation.

Our scientists work along the full continuum of research with an unrelenting focus on curing childhood diseases. From Albert Sabin’s oral polio vaccine to the identification of lung surfactant proteins, we’ve been contributing to life-changing and life-saving discoveries for more than 90 years. Learn more about our breakthrough discoveries.