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Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Making Significant Patient Impact at the Institute For Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Nationwide Foundation today announced a new $10 million gift for the Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital to help accelerate the most promising research and clinical discoveries at Nationwide...
24-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Age-Related Racial Disparities in Suicide Rates Among Youth Ages 5 to 17 Years

a new study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and collaborators published today in JAMA Pediatrics shows that racial disparities in suicide rates are age-related. Specifically, suicide rates for black children aged 5-12 were...
18-May-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Poison Control Centers Receive 29 Calls Per Day About Children Exposed to ADHD Medications

A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that there were more than 156,000 calls to US Poison Control Centers regarding exposures to...
18-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Caregiver Education About Sickle Cell Trait Effective?

Despite universal newborn screening that detects the presence of sickle cell trait (SCT), only 16 percent of Americans with SCT know their status. To address this issue, in Ohio, in-person education is offered to caregivers of referred infants with...
17-Apr-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital CEO Steve Allen Announces Retirement Plans

Steven J. Allen, MD, MBA, Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO, announced his plans for retirement today, effective June 30, 2019. Allen, who will be 67 when he retires, has served since 2006, guiding Nationwide Children's Hospital through the most...
28-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Small Trial of Omega Fatty Acid Supplementation in Toddlers Born Preterm Shows Promising Results: Larger Scale Trial Indicated

Researchers have shown that omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism spectrum disorder symptoms in toddlers who were born very preterm. Dr. Keim and her team conducted a study where 31 toddlers who were born prematurely participated. For 3...
1-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Laws Banning Hand-Held Cellphone Calls More Effective Than Texting Bans for Teen Drivers

A new study led by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital used data from a national survey to examine the effectiveness of state-level cellphone laws in decreasing teens’ use of cellphones while driving. The...
19-Feb-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biospecimen Core Resource Wins NIH Contract to Further Cancer Research

The Biospecimen Core Resource (BCR) in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has received a new $4.5 million federal contract — with the potential of reaching more than $49.9 million over five years — to accept, process,...
20-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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