Nationwide Children's News Releases

Andelyn Biosciences Breaks Ground for New Commercial-Scale Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility
Nov 23, 2020

Andelyn Biosciences Breaks Ground for New Commercial-Scale Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

Andelyn Biosciences, an affiliate company of Nationwide Children’s Hospital that manufactures gene therapy products for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, has broken ground on its new site located at 1250 Arthur E. Adams Dr. in The Ohio State University’s Innovation District. Opening in 2022, it will be central Ohio’s first commercial-scale Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) production facility devoted to gene therapies.

Nov 16, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Offers Many Ways to Give to Patients During the Holiday Season

There are many opportunities for the local community and supporters of Nationwide Children’s Hospital around the country to give back to patients during the holiday season.

Nov 10, 2020

Annual Toy Drive at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is Saturday, Dec. 5

Because safety remains a top priority at Nationwide Children’s, especially during the pandemic, donors are required to reserve a drop-off time and share details about the size of their toy donation. 

Oct 30, 2020

Big Lots Raises $3.5 Million In Support of On Our Sleeves®, the Movement to Transform Children's Mental Health

One hundred percent of the dollars raised will go towards ensuring every community in America has access to free educational resources for parents and families to promote mental wellness and break the stigma surrounding children's mental health.

Oct 19, 2020

Jerry R. Mendell, MD, Elected to the Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Today, Jerry R. Mendell, MD, principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the second faculty member from Nationwide

Sound the Alarm: Researchers Determine More Effective Ways to Awaken Children and Their Families During a House Fire
Oct 12, 2020

Sound the Alarm: Researchers Determine More Effective Ways to Awaken Children and Their Families During a House Fire

When residential fires happen at night while families are sleeping, deaths are more likely to occur. Smoke alarms are important for preventing these deaths, yet research has shown that many pre-teenage children don’t wake up to traditional high-frequency tone alarms. Researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Sleep Disorders Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital conducted a series of studies to identify smoke alarm signals that would more effectively awaken children and other members of the household in the event of a fire.

Oct 06, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Awarded the 2020 Hearst Health Prize

Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health today announced Nationwide Children’s Hospital as the winner of the 2020 Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health. Nationwide Children’s was awarded this prize for its Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families (HNHF) initiative and its mission to improve outcomes for children and families by creating healthy, opportunity-rich communities.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Big Lots Announce 2020 Recipient of Big Lot’s Behavioral Health Scholarship
Sep 23, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Big Lots Announce 2020 Recipient of Big Lot’s Behavioral Health Scholarship

Susanne Nyaga, a graduate student at Howard University, is the 2020 recipient of the Big Lots Behavioral Health Scholarship the Columbus, Ohio-based retail company and Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today. 

Sep 21, 2020

Big Lots Engages Customers with On Our Sleeves® Movement; Supports Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Efforts to Break the Stigma Surrounding Children’s Mental Health

Big Lots announced today the launch of its annual fall point-of-sale campaign that will benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Now through Sunday, October 25, customers can donate $1, $2, $5, or more at checkout. One hundred percent of the dollars raised go toward making sure every community in America has access to free educational resources for parents and families to promote mental wellness and break stigmas.

Sep 10, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives $2.5 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Expand Teen Health Programs in Columbus City Schools

The Office of Population Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based adolescent healthcare services within Columbus City Schools (CCS).