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

Oligodendrocytes Induce Motor Neuron Death in ALS

A first-of-its-kind oligodendrocyte in vitro model shows that human cells normally supportive of motor neuron function play an active role in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis pathogenes [...]... [read more]

Rev1 Ventures and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launch New Fund to Support Healthcare Innovators

Today, Rev1Ventures, the seed-stage venture fund that combines investment capital and strategic services, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, one of America’s largest no [...... [read more]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Leads Effort for Gene Therapy Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Sarepta Therapeutics announced yesterday that the FDA has granted accelerated approval for eteplirsen for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Nationwide Children's Ho [...... [read more]

Researchers Find Relationship, Behavioral Differences between Children and Early Adolescents Who Die by Suicide

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide was the 10th leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 11 in 2014. This was the first time suicide had show [...... [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