Studies of Streptococcus pneumoniae Reveal New Therapeutics Targets for Many Diseases
A research team, led by Samantha King, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, has discovered that inhibiting a novel mechanism of bacterial adherence to host cells may prevent colonization of pathogens, which is a critical step in infectious disease development.
Novel Software, Churchill, Allows for Full Analysis of 1,000 Genomes in One Week Using Cloud Resources
Peter White, PhD, director of the Biomedical Genomics Core and principal investigator in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, is the lead author of a study that describes how this ultra-fast software, developed by his team at Nationwide Children’s, is empowering population-scale genomic analysis.
Non-Cardiac Surgeries for Children with Congenital Heart Disease Vary Substantially by Institution
A recent study co-authored by Katherine J. Deans, MD, and Peter C. Minneci, MD, principal investigators in the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice and pediatric surgeons at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, demonstrates significant variability in non-cardiac surgical procedures for children with CHD.
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