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2016 Futures Matter Program at The Research Institute
Find out more about the Futures Matter Program, a 10-week, paid summer research experience on the campus of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for sophomores and juniors in high school who have an interest in a biomedical research career.

Save the NEW Date for Research Live: Monday, March 28
All are invited to attend the first Research Live show of 2016 on Monday, March 28 at 12PM in Discovery Auditorium (WA1020). Discover more about our childhood cancer research in a relaxed, upbeat conversation between host John Barnard, MD, president of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, and guest Stephen L. Lessnick, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases.

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications (Late December 2015-Early February 2016 Publications from PubMed)

DISCOVERYx 2016: First TEDx Event to be Held at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Learn more about DISCOVERYx 2016, a live, TEDx-inspired event that will showcase ten presenters sharing their stories behind discoveries that have made a difference to improve pediatric health. Enthusiasts from all disciplines at Nationwide Children’s are welcome to apply and selected speakers will experience professional coaching in preparation for this inaugural event, which will be held on Wednesday, June 15 from 1-4PM in Stecker Auditorium.

Researchers Find Features to Accurately Distinguish Adenovirus from Kawasaki Disease in Children
Preeti Jaggi, MD, in the Section of Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and her team demonstrated that specific features of Kawasaki disease differentiate it from adenovirus in pediatric patients. Eunkyung Song, MD, fellow in the Section of Infectious Diseases, was first author of the study, which was published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

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