Apr 25, 2022
The Center for Family Safety and Healing and the Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (ONCAC) hosted an open house today at The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Apr 21, 2022
New Initiative Aims to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Solid Tumors Through Molecular Analysis
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, Children’s Oncology Group (COG), and Nationwide Children's Hospital are poised to change the direction of pediatric cancer diagnosis and care. New results from international efforts to characterize pediatric cancers have led to the Molecular Characterization Initiative: a project that aims to collect, analyze, and report clinical molecular data to support COG-affiliated clinicians in choosing the best treatment for each child. This program is part of the NCI Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI).
Apr 12, 2022
COLUMBUS – The Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio (CDF-Ohio) is proud to announce that Lynn Rosenthal, the President of The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will join its Ohio Advisory Board. Ms. Rosenthal brings to the board her voice as a nationally known champion for the prevention of family violence.
Mar 28, 2022
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Once Again Earns Highest Ranking from Human Rights Campaign for Inclusive Care and Employment Practices
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again earned the “LGBTQ+ Health Care Equality Leader” (HEI) designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) for its successful commitment to being both an inclusive health care provider and employer.
Mar 23, 2022
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Selected as Clinical Coordinating Center in Large National Clinical Trial Sponsored by National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been selected for funding as the Clinical Coordinating Center for the multicenter randomized trial: “Percutaneous intervention versus observational trial of arterial ductus in lower gestational age infants (PIVOTAL)”.
Mar 15, 2022
Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Named Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Catherine Dent Krawczeski, MD, has been named Physician-in-Chief and Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Krawczeski will also serve as Chair of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, pending approval from The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Dr. Krawczeski will begin this new role in Summer 2022.
Mar 09, 2022
Nationwide Children's Hospital has launched a new Phase I/IIa gene replacement clinical study to evaluate the safety of a gene therapy for IGHMBP2-related diseases, specifically spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress type 1 (SMARD1) and Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 2S (CMT2S). SMARD1 and CMT2S are rare inherited conditions that are both caused by mutations in the IGHMBP2 gene, of which more than 60 have been found to date. SMARD1 is the most severe form of these diseases and causes muscle weakness and respiratory failure in infancy.
Mar 01, 2022
After working collaboratively for more than two years to provide high quality health care to children and their families throughout the region, today Nationwide Children’s Hospital formally assumed ownership of Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital, marking the conclusion of a months-long transition plan that culminates in the debut of Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo.
Feb 25, 2022
Dennis Durbin, MD, MSCE, Named President of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Beginning March 1, 2022, Dennis Durbin, MD, MSCE, will become the third president of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Durbin joined Nationwide Children's in 2018 as its first chief scientific officer.
Feb 22, 2022
The pediatric and adolescent mental health crisis –brought to new attention and made more urgent by the stresses of the pandemic – is now showing to have direct and dramatic implications in the workplace. On Our Sleeves, the movement for children’s mental health, recently conducted a first-of-its-kind national study in spring 2021, funded by the Nationwide Foundation, to specifically evaluate the impact of children’s mental health on parents' work performance and, in turn, on companies’ success.