Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Annual Report

The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides specialized primary and consultative care for children with kidney and urinary tract problems through age 21. Disorders treated include acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, congenital anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract, glomerular disorders, tubular disorders, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, electrolyte disorders, hypertension and metabolic bone disease. A full range of renal replacement therapy services are available, including hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, aquapheresis and kidney transplantation.

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Proteins as Antibiotic Alternatives for Urinary Tract Infections

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have made treating common infections challenging. In a new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), researchers demonstrate a way to boost the body’s production of antimicrobial peptides, which may provide an alternative to antibiotic use.

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The Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship is a three-year program that provides the knowledge, expertise and training to become a highly effective clinician and investigator who can improve the lives of children with kidney disease.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Annual Report 2022-23

Nationwide Children's Hospital 2022-23 Annual Report

At Nationwide Children’s Hospital, we’re not just committed to transforming our organization.

We’re dedicated to transforming child health care for every family, even if they never step foot on our campus. We’re doing this through perseverance, commitment and an unwavering faith in our team’s ability to achieve the high bar set in our most audacious strategic plan yet.

With One Team and One Focus – Leading the Best Outcomes for Children Everywhere – we are proud to be Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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