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.


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Free “Track It!” Wearable Tracks Seizures on Apple Watch

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and SeizureTracker.com are introducing a new wearable app to help track seizures called ... [read more]

New Study Points to a Possible Cause of Many Preterm Births

Most spontaneous preterm births do not have causes that are easy to identify. Physicians frequently have not known why uterine contractions begin weeks earlier than they should, in o [...]... [read more]

Two genes linked to postpartum immunity revival in women with persistent hepatitis C

Alternative forms of two genes are associated with a boost in immunity to hepatitis C after childbirth, a study led by a Nationwide Children's Hospital physician-researcher shows.... [read more]

Solving the Problem of Managing Big Genomic Data

The influx of genomics data resulting from the increasing affordability of whole exome/genome sequencing and President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative requires a novel techno [...... [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