Nationwide Children's News Releases

Jan 20, 2023

New Insights into the Role of the NOTCH1 Gene in Congenital Heart Defects

A new study published in Circulation Research provides novel insights into how mutations in the NOTCH1 gene may lead to abnormal differentiation and proliferation of cardiomyocytes and contribute to ventricular hypoplasia and other structural anomalies found in congenital heart defects in humans.

Jan 18, 2023

Genomic Medicine, Physician Dedication Give Family Answers About Teen’s Rare Disease

Through whole exome sequencing performed in 2020 at the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s, one family was finally able to put a real name to their adolescent's rare disease.

Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Recognized Among the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care
Dec 08, 2022

Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Recognized Among the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

Modern Healthcare, the health care industry’s premier business magazine, has named Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Tim Robinson to its signature list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”

Fostering Generosity in Children Makes the Holiday Season Bright for All
Nov 21, 2022

Fostering Generosity in Children Makes the Holiday Season Bright for All

The holiday season often brings sharing, caring and providing joy for others. Whether families donate food, clothes or toys, spend time together volunteering in the community, or work to bring holiday cheer to pediatric patients in the hospital, generosity in all forms has an impact – including on one’s mental health.

Nov 16, 2022

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launches ‘Light Up the Lawn, Light Up a Life’ to Brighten Lives of Patients in the Hospital for the Holidays

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is launching “Light Up the Lawn, Light Up a Life” – a new holiday tradition that builds hope and joy for hospitalized children, families and the health care heroes caring for them.

“The Ripple Effect” New Study Illustrates Vast Influence Children’s Mental Health Concerns have on Workforce Challenges in America
Nov 03, 2022

“The Ripple Effect” New Study Illustrates Vast Influence Children’s Mental Health Concerns have on Workforce Challenges in America

“The Ripple Effect” study from On Our Sleeves found that the mental health of their children remains a concern for the large majority of working parents, with almost half of all parents reporting that in the past year their child's mental health has been somewhat or extremely disruptive to their ability to work on most days.

Oct 27, 2022

Addressing Persistent Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality

Since public and private partners came together to form CelebrateOne in 2014, Franklin County, Ohio has seen gradual but real improvement in its overall infant mortality rate. But since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates have risen again, and the disparities between Black and White families have become worse.

Oct 27, 2022

“The 614 for Linden” Proud to have Advanced the One Linden Community Plan

The City of Columbus joins the Linden community and community partners today for a community event at the Linden Community Center to celebrate The 614 for Linden, a collaborative to advance the One Linden Community plan. The collaborative is named for six nonprofits partnering with four community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to have a positive and significant impact on one neighborhood.

Saliva, Genomic Analysis Used to Identify Promising Biomarkers for Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Children
Oct 26, 2022

Saliva, Genomic Analysis Used to Identify Promising Biomarkers for Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Children

In a study published in Frontiers in Public Health, researchers with the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Division of Sports Medicine, and the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have demonstrated a method by which increased risk of persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS) in children with concussion can be identified. This could allow families and their care teams to better assess recovery time of children with concussion.

Oct 04, 2022

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Designated Rett Syndrome Foundation Center of Excellence

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been honored today with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) Center of Excellence designation. Nationwide Children’s joins three new institutions designated for excellence in Rett syndrome care in the Center of Excellence Network. The designation recognizes Nationwide Children’s continued dedication to providing best-in-class clinical care for Rett syndrome, a rare neurological and developmental disorder.