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Center for Surgical Outcomes Research (CSOR)
Led by Peter C. Minneci, MD, MHsc, and Katherine J. Deans, MD, MHsc, The Center for Surgical Outcomes Research (CSOR) is housed in the Department of Pediatric Surgery and is designed to determine the best methods available to address all aspects of the care of pediatric surgical patients. A $1.6 million research grant from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute(PCORI) was awarded to Dr. Deans to conduct  a randomized controlled trial related to shared decision making in pediatric appendicitis.

Center for Clinical and Translational Science

In 2013, The National Institutes of Health awarded a $25.4 million grant to the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), a collaboration between The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital created to accelerate basic science discoveries into life-saving medical advances. Learn more »

Tissue Engineering
Nationwide Children’s Tissue Engineering Program leaders, Drs. Breuer and Shinoka, were the first in the world to tissue engineer blood vessels and implant them in human infants for repair of congenital heart defects. Now, Nationwide Children’s is home to the first FDA-approved U.S. human trial to investigate the safety and effectiveness of using tissue engineering to repair congenital heart defects. Learn more »

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