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 Team Awarded Innovative Development Grant from American Heart Association for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine

The American Heart Association (AHA) Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine is dedicated to preserving and prolonging health by harnessing the power of big data to improve outcome [.... [read more]

Study Finds 275,000 Calls to Poison Control Centers for Dietary Supplement Exposures from 2000 through 2012

U.S. Poison Control Centers receive a call every 24 minutes, on average, regarding dietary supplement exposures, according to a new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy a [...... [read more]

Bakaletz Lab Biofilm Work Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

The laboratory of Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, director, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and vice president of basic sciences, The Resear [...]... [read more]

Study Finds Rate of Medication Errors Resulting in Serious Medical Outcomes Rising

About every two minutes someone in the United States calls Poison Control because of a medication error. A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poi [.... [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