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The Ebola virus is highly infectious, causes hemorrhagic fevers and kills half of those infected. A current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has already killed hundreds of people. Right now, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s are conducting a › Continue Reading

Research. Clinical trials. To say that I’m passionate about these is an understatement. That’s because It became apparent to me in my early years in medicine that the way to make the biggest impact for patients was to conduct research › Continue Reading

Caleb Sizemore, an 18-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, is receiving an experimental cardiomyopathy treatment called Cardiosphere-derived stem cell therapy. The treatment involves infusing donor stem cells into the patient’s heart. “This therapy actually offers us the opportunity to reverse some › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is one of nine centers nationwide taking part in clinical trials to test the H7N9 avian influenza vaccine in humans. Sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institutes of Health, the › Continue Reading