Research and Discoveries
A Promising Early Research Study for IBD Treatment
Dr. Denson is hopeful that an early IBD research study, which is looking at ways to influence the microbiome, has the potential to be an IBD treatment.
Cincinnati Children’s team begins testing new drug for severe lung damage
A brief summary of and link to a story about research at Cincinnati Children's developing a treatment for severe lung damage.
Researchers find possible treatment for suppressed immunity from spine injuries
A brief summary of and link to a story about a research study at Cincinnati Children's regarding spine injuries and immune suppression.
Stem Cells Should be Screened for Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Prior to Clinical Use, Study Suggests
A brief summary of and link to a story about a research study arguing that stem cells should be screened for mitochondrial DNA mutations.
A baby’s BMI may predict early obesity
A brief summary of and link to a story about research at Cincinnati Children's showing BMI can determine a child's risk for obesity by 6 months of age.
The Lifesaving Power of Books
A brief summary of and link to an article about Dr. John Hutton's research showing parents should read books to their children for 15 minutes a day.
7 Things Parents Need To Know About Nephrotoxic Medications
Through research we've learned important info in the last 10 years about the effects of nephrotoxic medications on the kidneys.
Concussions: It’s OK For Kids To Play Contact Sports
Parents often wonder if they should let their kids play contact sports that could lead to concussions. Here is some advice from our Director of Sports Medicine Research.
New Cincinnati Children’s research wing is big news for medical innovation
A brief summary of and link to a Soapbox Cincinnati article about the new Clinical Sciences Pavilion at Cincinnati Children's.
St. Xavier HS football squad tests first-of-its-kind concussion collar
A brief summary of and link to a WCPO.com story about a study at Cincinnati Children's using a collar-like device to prevent football concussions.
Hydroxyurea: An Option for Preventing Sickle Cell Stroke
A brief summary of and link to stories about a Cincinnati Children's study of the effects of hydroxyurea in sickle cell patients.
Parents may be in a fog when children come home from hospital
A brief summary of and link to a story on Reuters.com about how parents transition with their children from the hospital to their home.
Antibiotics in animal feed can harm children, doctors warn
A brief summary of and link to a story on CBS News about a study finding that antibiotics in animal feed contributes to antibiotic resistance.
Could Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs Hurt a Flu Shot’s Effect?
A brief summary of and link to a story on NBCNews about a Cincinnati Children's study finding that statin drugs reduce the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.
Computer Program Predicts Cochlear Implant Surgery Success
A brief summary of an link to a story on WVXU.com about a new computer program that may predict which patients will benefit from a cochlear implant.
Closing in on the mystery of food allergies
A brief summary of and link to a story on WVXU.com about the discovery of a cell that appears to drive life-threatening food allergies.
Schubert Research Clinic Now Open
The Schubert Research Clinic on the first floor of the Clinical Sciences Pavilion is now open to patients and families participating in clinical trials.
In Memory of Liam
Liam Nolen Bradley was born premature and developed necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a complication of his preterm birth.
Cincinnati Children’s to bring its best innovations to market
Cincinnati Children’s Innovation Fund invested more than $1 million in five research projects with potential for commercial applications. Two other research projects received funding from the Alexion Rare Disease Innovation