Our Story :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Our Story

As an international leader in pediatric research, science is thriving at Nationwide Children's. Our behavioral, basic and clinician scientists are redefining pediatric health care with best outcomes for every child in mind. We invite you to explore more about usour facilitiesour facts and our history. For detailed reports from the previous year, read our Annual Report.


Our Headlines

Adolescents Show Decreased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Later in Life After Bariatric Surgery

Adolescents with severe obesity who had bariatric surgery showed significant improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to the most recent “Teen Longitudinal Asse [.... [read more]

New Study Finds Large Increase in Non-Powder Gun-Related Eye Injuries

A new study conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated sports- and recreation-re [...... [read more]

Injuries from Window Blinds Send Two Children to the Emergency Department Every Day

Most homes have them. They help keep our rooms warm or cold and even add a pop of color to tie the décor together. But window blinds can cause serious injuries or even death to yo [...... [read more]

Phase 1 Study Shows Encouraging Data for Gene Replacement Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

A one-time intravenous infusion of the high dose of gene therapy extended the survival of patients with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) in a Phase 1 clinical trial, according to a [...... [read more]

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Our Facts

Our Facts

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States. Among free-standing children's hospitals, Nationwide Children's currently ranks in the top ten based on NIH funding.
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Our Facilities

We've built the most impressive research facilities anywhere.
From cascades of natural light to laboratories designed for collaboration, every detail has been considered in the construction of our research faciilties. Scientists want to work at Nationwide Children's, evidenced by the number of investigators nearly doubling in the past decade.
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Our Facilities

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000