Nationwide Children's News Releases

Jul 19, 2005

Pickerington Resident Undergoes First Lung Transplant at Columbus Children's Hospital

The first lung transplant at Columbus Children’s Hospital occurred Monday, July 11, 2005 when twenty-three-year-old Emily DeArdo of Pickerington, Ohio, received two lungs.

Jul 13, 2005

The Dangers of Mini Trampolines and Full-Sized Trampolines are Similar

Prior research has already proven the dangers of recreational full-sized trampoline use, but now a new study from researchers at Columbus Children’s Research Institute on the campus of Columbus Children’s Hospital has proven that injury patterns associated with mini trampolines

Jun 09, 2005

Vaccine Being Developed to Prevent Ear Infections in Children

Hoping to prevent ear infections for the more than 15 million children in the United States who suffer from them, a promising new vaccine candidate to prevent middle ear infections (otitis media) is being developed by researchers at the Columbus Children’s Research Institute (CCRI) on the

May 23, 2005

Hundreds of Central Ohio Companies Team Up With Children's Hospital to Help Kids:

Hundreds of central Ohio companies have joined Columbus Children’s Hospital’s new Business Buddy program – a giving program that also offers public recognition for all corporate supporters of Children’s.

May 11, 2005

The Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Named at Columbus Children's Hospital

The Memorial Tournament is pleased to announce a multi-year pledge with Columbus Children’s Hospital that extends a successful 30-year year partnership with the hospital as the Tournament’s primary charitable beneficiary.

May 03, 2005

Columbus Children's Hospital Leads First National Muscular Dystrophy Newborn Screening Study

Columbus Children’s Research Institute (CCRI) at Columbus Children’s Hospital recently received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control to develop and implement a newborn screening trial for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common type of muscular dystrophy in children.

Mar 16, 2005

New Program Encourages Kids to Make Healthier Lunch Choices

With government figures estimating 30 percent of all U.S. children are overweight or at risk for being too heavy, there is a necessity for innovative new strategies to prevent these young people from becoming overweight or obese adults.

Mar 11, 2004

Radiological Invention Will Improve Health Care for Children

Small patients normally do not fit into standard medical practice—young children are naturally active, making tasks as simple as performing an X-ray problematic for pediatric radiology professionals around the country.

Sep 04, 2002

CONJOINED TWINS SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATED

Twin girls born joined at the chest and abdomen are in critical condition and comfortably resting after surgery to separate them Friday, Aug. 30, at Columbus Children's Hospital.

Jan 01, 0001

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Presents Nationwide Children’s Hospital with Hyundai Hope Scholar and Young Investigator Grants Totaling $500,000 to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

In the newest rounds of grants marking its 20th anniversary, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® 501(c)(3) celebrates National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by awarding  grants totaling $500,000 to Dean Lee, MD, PhD, and Ryan Roberts, MD, PhD, physician-scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.