Nationwide Children's News Releases

Jul 19, 2018

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Announces $19.1 Million in Grants to Fund Lifesaving Childhood Cancer Research

Physician scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are St. Baldrick’s Foundation grant recipients

A Better Way to Administer Probiotics?
Jul 11, 2018

A Better Way to Administer Probiotics?

Researchers have designed a delivery system to treat premature infants with necrotizing enterocolitis that may have applications beyond the NICU

"The Butterfly Run" Presented by Big Lots Foundation Debuts in Columbus August 11
Jul 09, 2018

"The Butterfly Run" Presented by Big Lots Foundation Debuts in Columbus August 11

A family-fitness event focusing on reducing the stigma often associated with behavioral disorders and mental illnesses, The Butterfly Run, taking place Aug. 11 in Columbus, also will feature Butterfly Village where families can participate in pre and post-race activities.

Jiabin Shen Selected as Chair of Pediatric Trauma Society Committee
Jun 28, 2018

Jiabin Shen Selected as Chair of Pediatric Trauma Society Committee

Jiabin Shen, PhD, a research scientist in the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital was selected as chair of the Pediatric Trauma Society Injury Prevention/Advocacy Committee. Dr.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll
Jun 26, 2018

Nationwide Children's Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll at number seven. Honor Roll is a top distinction, awarded to only 10 children’s hospitals nationally.

Jun 25, 2018

Family Advocacy Day

One central Ohio family is traveling to Washington D.C. next week to seek support for the reauthorization of the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Act (CHGME). Funding from the program enables children’s hospitals around the country to increase training for pediatric specialists, a field of great shortage in children’s health care.

Bicycle-related Injuries Send 25 Children to Emergency Departments Every Hour
Jun 25, 2018

Bicycle-related Injuries Send 25 Children to Emergency Departments Every Hour

A new study conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, published online in Accident Analysis & Prevention, found that from January 2006 through December 2015, more than 2.2 million children age 5-17 years were treated in US hospital emergency departments for bicycle-related injuries. This averages 608 cases per day or 25 every hour.

A Medication Used to Treat Opioid Dependence Can Cause Serious Health Consequences for Exposed Children
Jun 25, 2018

A Medication Used to Treat Opioid Dependence Can Cause Serious Health Consequences for Exposed Children

A new study published online today by Pediatrics and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from January 2007 through December 2016 there were more than 11,000 calls to US Poison Centers for pediatric exposures to buprenorphine – a prescription opioid medication used to treat opioid use disorder.

Jun 20, 2018

Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Proposal for ‘South Side Career Homes’ Selected as a Contract Awardee for Phase 1 of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge

Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s proposal for “South Side Career Homes” was named as a contract awardee in Phase 1 of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge (The Challenge).

Jun 20, 2018

Baby is Discharged After Uniquely Successful Fetal Heart Procedure at University Hospitals

A newborn boy, who underwent a successful in utero procedure at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow) at 24 weeks of gestation, was born full-term and discharged with his mother at just four days old. The Congenital Heart Collaborative, in conjunction with UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, is the only program in Ohio to offer the in utero procedure known as Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty.