July

NIH Fiscal Policies in Effect for Fiscal Year 2018

NIH issued notice NOT-OD-18-180, which provides updates on: FY 2018 Funding Levels – NIH is restoring most non-competing continuation awards already made in FY 2018 and remaining non-competing continuing grants are expected to be at the commitment level indicated on the Notice of Award.

Recent Publications

Kipps AK, Cassidy SC, Strohacker CM, Graupe M, Bates KE, McLellan MC, Harahsheh AS, Hanke SP, Tanel RE, Schachtner SK, Gaies M, Madsen N. Collective quality improvement in the paediatric cardiology acute care unit: establishment of the Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Collaborative (PAC3).

Researchers Take a Step Toward a Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment

Tests on cell cultures indicate a newly discovered signaling pathway can be blocked, making it a possible target for therapy Physicians and scientists in the Center for Perinatal Research have identified a cellular signaling pathway that appears to be essential to progression of pulmonary

Teamwork, New Thinking and Skepticism May Help Reduce Hospital Errors

Study looks into what goes right in a complex and busy PICU rarely suffering from adverse drug events Over the last decade, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has driven down adverse drug events (ADEs) by nearly 80 percent.

Under Age 13, Suicide Rates Are Roughly Double For Black Children Compared With White Children

Suicide rates in the United States have traditionally been higher among whites than blacks across all age groups. However, a new study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and collaborators published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that racial disparities in suicide rates are