Our Story :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Our Story

As an international leader in pediatric research, science is thriving at Nationwide Children's. Our behavioral, basic and clinician scientists are redefining pediatric health care with best outcomes for every child in mind. We invite you to explore more about usour facilitiesour facts and our history. For detailed reports from the previous year, read our Annual Report.


Our Headlines

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research Partnership Receives 2017 Distinguished International Engagement Award

In 2004, Nationwide Children’s Hospital began an international program in partnership with collaborators in the U.S. and China, with a specific research focus on pediatric violence a [.... [read more]

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 Child [...... [read more]

NIH Grant to Support Biomedical Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Aaron J. Trask, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Cardi [...]... [read more]

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

While cotton tip applicators can be used for household cleaning, crafts and applying cosmetics, they are unfortunately also causing injuries to children. A study conducted by Nationwide Ch [.... [read more]

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Our Facts

Our Facts

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States. Among free-standing children's hospitals, Nationwide Children's currently ranks in the top ten based on NIH funding.
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Our Facilities

We've built the most impressive research facilities anywhere.
From cascades of natural light to laboratories designed for collaboration, every detail has been considered in the construction of our research faciilties. Scientists want to work at Nationwide Children's, evidenced by the number of investigators nearly doubling in the past decade.
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Our Facilities

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000