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Darweesh Named to Leadership Roles at Children’s and Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) welcomes Sam Darweesh, MBA, as vice president of operations at Children’s and vice president of ...

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Case Study: "Granular"

The following case study was used by Andrew J. White, MD, the James P. Keating, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and ...

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Easy Access to Hematology-Oncology Clinical Trials

Through active clinical trials, Washington University researchers are working to find better treatments and cures for pediatric oncology and hematology ...

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Turmelle Honored by American Liver Foundation

On October 15, Yumi Turmelle, Washington University pediatric gastroenterologist and medical director of the Liver Transplant Center at St. Louis ...


Comprehensive Clinic Addresses Noncardiac Issues of Fontan Patients

Prior to 1971, children born with single ventricle congenital heart disease rarely lived beyond 10 years of age. With the ...


Study Of Grandmothers Seeks Clues About Genetics Of Autism

Because autism has a strong genetic basis, rates of the disorder may be higher in the grandchildren of women who ...


Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Launches

St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) and Siteman Cancer Center have joined forces against pediatric cancer by establishing “Siteman Kids at ...


Hackett Named Dodge Scholar in Pediatrics

Dr. Hackett recently was installed by Gary A. Silverman, MD, PhD, the Harriet B. Spoehrer Professor and head of the ...


Electronic Games And Autistic Children: A Potentially Unhealthy Escape

For many children with autism, playing electronic games is the perfect pastime: The games offer a predictable structure that makes ...