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Childhood Stroke Increases Adaptive and Social Behavior Impairment
Warren Lo, MD, director of the Stroke and Vascular Anomalies Clinic, along with his team at Nationwide Children’s and researchers from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, found that after stroke, children who have normal cognition and behavior may still have impaired social adjustment and participation.

Using Informatics to Help Researchers Identify Patients for Studies
Yungui Huang, PhD, MBA, director of Research Information Solutions and Innovations at The Research Institute, and colleagues from Nationwide Children’s demonstrated that an informatics platform for integrating biology and the bedside (i2b2) can rapidly convert a large amount of clinical data into searchable information that could be used for research and clinical care.

Preventive Measure Reduces Bloodstream Infections in Children with Intestinal Failure
Monica Ardura, DO, an infectious disease specialist at Nationwide Children’s, is lead author of a JAMA Pediatrics study that demonstrates that adding ethanol as part of central catheter care reduces infection rates in children with intestinal failure.

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications (Late May-Early July 2015 Publications from PubMed)

Awards and Announcements
Alliance Data Makes $400,000 Gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Support Development of “Big Data” Architecture

Award Winners at 18th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media

John P. Cheatham, MD, Receives Top Designation from Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Stephen Lessnick, MD, PhD, New Director for the Center for Childhood Cancer

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