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The First Study of Oncolytic HSV-1 in Children and Young Adults With Cancer Indicates Safety and Tolerability

HSV1716 – an oncolytic herpes simplex virus-1 – has been studied in adults via injection into the brain and superficial tumors. Now, a team of researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have...
11-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cotton Tip Applicators Are Sending 34 Kids to the Emergency Department Each Day

A study conducted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital researchers found that over a 21-year period from 1990 through 2010, an estimated 263,000 children younger than 18 years of age were treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments for cotton tip...
8-May-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery Helps Young Girl with Cerebral Palsy Walk

Bhoomi was born with cerebral palsy and spasticity, a muscle control disorder that involves tight or stiff muscles and the inability to control those muscles. A spinal surgery called selective dorsal rhizotomy, has helped Bhoomi continue to make...
19-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Article Highlights Needs of Rural Children, Families with Mental, Behavioral and Developmental Disorders

In the latest of a series of reports on child mental health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention documents that rural children from small communities have more mental, behavioral and developmental disorders (MBDDs) than those living in...
16-Mar-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Nursery Product-Related Injuries on the Rise Among Young Children

Parents of young children use nursery products daily but these products are associated with injury more often than you might think. A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that about every...
10-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tween Clothing Retailer Justice’s National Holiday Fundraising Campaign Raises More Than $1 Million for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Tween clothing retailer, Justice presented Nationwide Children’s Hospital officials with a check totaling $1,472,837. The amount represented the total dollars raised during Justice’s national holiday campaign that benefited The Research...
2-Feb-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

TaxSlayer Donates Percentage of New E-Filers’ Fees to Nationwide Children’s Hospital

TaxSlayer will donate 15 percent of new e-filers’ tax preparation fees to support life-saving research and care at Nationwide Children’s beginning Jan. 25.
23-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Flanigan Named to Neuromuscular, Gene Therapy Leadership Roles


Kevin Flanigan, MD, is the new director of the Center for Gene Therapy and the Neuromuscular Disorders program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
3-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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