Children’s National Hospital awarded $4.2 million to lead maternal mental health research programs

Children's National Hospital performs first minimally invasive spinal tether surgery in region

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute award supports a D.C. mother-infant behavioral wellness program April 06, 2021 Children’s National Hospital announces a $4.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support

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With diabetes on the rise, Canadian doctor awarded for advancing treatment – National

With diabetes on the rise, Canadian doctor awarded for advancing treatment - National

A Canadian doctor has been awarded for his decades-long research on gut hormones that has advanced the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders.Dr. Daniel Drucker, a professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and senior

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Gilead’s cell therapy Yescarta awarded FDA approval for follicular lymphoma 

Gilead's cell therapy Yescarta awarded FDA approval for follicular lymphoma 

Gilead Sciences immunotherapy Yescarta has won FDA approval for follicular lymphoma, providing a new treatment option for patients who have some of the toughest cases of this cancer of the white blood cells. The FDA decision issued late Friday covers

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Former DMC doctors awarded $10.6 million in arbitration for alleged wrongful discharge

Former DMC doctors awarded $10.6 million in arbitration for alleged wrongful discharge

On Oct. 1, 2018, Kaki and Elder were fired by DMC and later lost their medical staff privileges. Since 2014, they had been outspoken internally about concerns over quality of care problems at DMC. In March 2019, Kaki and Elder

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Paul Farmer Is Awarded the $1 Million Berggruen Prize

Paul Farmer Is Awarded the $1 Million Berggruen Prize

Paul Farmer, a medical anthropologist who has fought for stronger public health care infrastructure around the world, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Berggruen Prize.The $1 million prize, which is awarded annually to people who “have profoundly shaped

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Mended Little Hearts Hospital of the Year awarded to Children’s National Hospital

Prestigious national pediatric medical device competition announces six winners to share in $250K NCC-PDI grant funding

Congenital heart disease advocacy group recognizes Children’s National for efforts to integrate peer support and education into patient care December 04, 2020 Children’s National Hospital was named Hospital of the Year by Mended

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Cue Health awarded $481M from HHS, DoD to ramp up production of its app-connected COVID-19 rapid diagnostic

Cue Health awarded $481M from HHS, DoD to ramp up production of its app-connected COVID-19 rapid diagnostic

Cue Health, a rapid diagnostics startup with a connected testing device platform, has been awarded $481 million from HHS and the Department of Defense (DoD) to expand production of a COVID-19 molecular test that received an Emergency Use Authorization back

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CRISPR gene-editing discoverers awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

CRISPR gene-editing discoverers awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

The method of cutting DNA in order to rewrite the genetic code has netted two if its pioneers a Nobel Prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Wednesday that it had awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry to University

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to First All-Female Team for CRISPR

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to First All-Female Team for CRISPR

Jennifer Doudna was sound asleep when her phone began buzzing, so she missed the first few calls. When the incessant ringing finally roused her at 3 a.m., it was a reporter who wanted her reaction to the just-awarded Nobel Prize

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