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Understanding and solving the mysteries of tuberculosis and malnutrition, seeking answers that will help develop and improve outcomes for childhood cancers — these are some of the important new research projects underway at the Children’s Discovery Institute.
Starting May 6, Parkland Health Center will serve as home-base for a St. Louis Children’s Hospital KidsFlight helicopter and mobile intensive care unit, as well as a Children’s Hospital clinical transport team.
St. Louis Children's Hospital has a new president. Joan Magruder, who has served as president of Missouri Baptist Medical Center, will become president of St. Louis Children’s Hospital March 1.
A six-day-old baby from Emporia, Kansas was the first to travel to St. Louis Children’s Hospital while receiving ECMO. ECMO is an advanced treatment that uses a pump and oxygenator to deliver oxygen to vital organs – doing the work in place of failing heart and lungs.
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals will launch in November the region’s first maternal-fetal transport service that includes both obstetrics and pediatrics expertise.
Charles E. Canter, MD, has been named the first Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Chair in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
A safe imaging measure from St. Louis Children’s Hospital has been recommended nationwide implementation by a subcommittee of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The St. Louis Children’s Hospital Healthy Kids Express in-school asthma program serves 13 schools in the St. Louis area, and aims to educate families on the best ways to manage this chronic condition.
St. Louis Children's Hospital's website received a 2012 WebAward for "Healthcare Provider Outstanding Website" from the Web Marketing Association.
St. Louis Children's Hospital has been verified as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, making it the only pediatric hospital in Missouri or Illinois with this level of care.
The U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals will again include St. Louis Children’s Hospital, which ranked in all ten specialties covered by the annual report.
The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) named Suzanne N. Wells, MSN, RN, its 2012-2013 president during a recent conference in Florida.
In the past few weeks, a “flesh-eating bacteria,” or necrotizing fasciitis, has been making headlines because it has seriously affected three people. However, this type of infection is very rare. More common are infections in children caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). And they’re on the rise.
Stuart C. Sweet, M.D., Ph.D., has been elected secretary of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) board of directors.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the first pediatric hospital in Missouri to acquire new FLASH CT scanner technology that will make scans safer for even the smallest of patients.
Children’s Discovery Institute researcher Audrey Odom, MD, PhD, recently was recognized for her breakthrough research on potential new cures for malaria by The Academy of Science‑St. Louis.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital sponsors five specialized summer camps, all of which just won national accreditation from the American Camp Association (ACA).
The Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) from the Missouri Department of Economic Development will offer tax credits to donors to the Healthy Kids Express mobile health van.
Whether as a means of providing hope to less fortunate children, or as a direct investment in the future of pediatric medicine, this year’s Advocacy Awards honor individuals who recognize the link between education and healthcare.
Washington University School of Medicine research teams are preparing to ask – and answer – critical questions pediatric health problems with help from $3 million in new grants from the Children’s Discovery Institute.