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Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launches “Empower the Possible” Campaign with Historic 10-Year, $100 Million Commitment from Nationwide Foundation

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to announce that it has received a historic 10-year commitment of $100 million from the Nationwide Foundation. This landmark announcement marks the public launch of the hospital’s “Empower the...
22-May-2024 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Increase in Exposures to Synthetic Tetrahydrocannabinols Among Young Children, Teens, and Adults

A sharp rise in exposures to synthetic cannabis products among youth — some leading to hospitalization — highlights the need for increased education around the dangers of exposure and increased focus on safe storage and packaging, according to...
7-May-2024 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Adolescents with Concussion May Benefit from More Activity Earlier

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that when it comes to concussion recovery, activity type matters.
8-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Liquid Laundry Detergent Packet Exposure Burden among Young Children Remains; Increase in Exposures among Older Children, Teens, and Adults

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Central Ohio Poison Center investigated trends in calls to poison centers across...
22-Jan-2024 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children's Hospital to Expand Mental and Behavioral Health Research

Nationwide Children's Hospital has created a new Institute for Mental and Behavioral Health Research, significantly expanding opportunities to seek a better understanding of mental and behavioral health in children and to develop better diagnostics,...
18-Oct-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Nearly 300% Increase in ADHD Medication Errors

In a new study, published in Pediatrics, researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated the characteristics and trends of out-of-hospital ADHD medication...
14-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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From Bench to Bedside: Patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Receives First Dose of Gene Therapy Developed at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

In a landmark moment for the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s, a 5-year-old from Bellefontaine, Ohio, received the first dose of a recently approved gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy at Nationwide Children’s...
8-Aug-2023 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FDA Approves First Gene Therapy Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Developed at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Today, the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital praised the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its accelerated approval of SRP-9001/ELEVIDYS for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) following decades of research in...
22-Jun-2023 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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