Sep 18, 2019
A highly targeted form of proton therapy – known as “FLASH” – will be investigated in clinical trial participants with certain newly diagnosed, recurrent or advanced cancers as part of central Ohio’s first and only proton therapy center, a collaborative effort of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Sep 12, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: In Support of the On Our Sleeves™ movement, Butterfly Run Presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14
The Butterfly Run presented by the Big Lots Foundation is a 5K run/walk family-fitness event created to help bring awareness to childhood behavioral and mental health. In its second year in Columbus, the Butterfly Run will support the national On Our Sleeves™ movement. Participants will help champion the platform’s goal of ending the stigma by raising awareness and advocacy about the one in five children living across America with a mental illness.
Sep 05, 2019
For outstanding support of Ohio’s Latino and Hispanic community, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is being awarded the 2019 Nuestra Familia Award by the Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs. The Nuestra Familia Award - which the Commission announced today - is given every year to non-Hispanic leaders or organizations “performing service of exceptional benefit to Latino Ohioans.”
Sep 05, 2019
Button battery injuries in children have been increasingly severe, resulting in devastating injuries and even death. Button batteries damage esophageal tissue through isothermic hydrolysis reactions, resulting in alkaline caustic injury, which leads to tissue necrosis. Prompt removal of the battery is critical to minimizing damage. However, when children swallow a button battery, the injury can progress even after it is removed.
Aug 19, 2019
To raise funds for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care programs, Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present Mamma Mia! February 28-March 1, 2020 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre.
Aug 15, 2019
Study finds identifiable risk factors ED staff can use for evaluation, avoiding over 100,000 unnecessary scans annually.
Aug 08, 2019
The Butterfly Run presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14 at Alum Creek Park North, 221 West Main Street, Westerville, Ohio, and is a family-fitness event created to help bring awareness to childhood behavioral and mental health.
Aug 08, 2019
Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD, has been appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, effective August 1.
Aug 05, 2019
Premature Infant Heads to Home State after Spending More Than a Year in Unique NICU for Babies with Lung Disease
New data released in 2017 shows a ventilation protocol developed at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, coupled with the treatment of the whole child, are improving severe BPD survival rates to 99%, while the national average is 80%.
Aug 02, 2019
Cystic Fibrosis Research and Development Program Awarded $2 Million Grant From Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
A team of researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine recently was awarded a $2 million grant over four years to continue development of the Cure CF Columbus Research and Development Program (C3 RDP).