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A study in Nature Communications from the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute suggest scientists might be on to a way to preserve heart function after heart attacks or for people with certain inherited heart defects. Led by Katherine Yutzey, PhD, a › Continue Reading

Think of coronary artery disease and what comes to mind is an older adult with hardening of the arteries. But that’s not what you’ll find at the Pediatric Coronary Artery Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s. Here, at one of only five › Continue Reading

A multi-institutional research team led by the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute developed an experimental technology that uses genetics-guided biomechanics and patient-derived stem cells to predict what type of inherited heart defect a child will develop. The researchers report May 19 › Continue Reading

Four-year-old Nora Chesnut helped carry the Flame of Hope as part of the Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America. The relay is a once in a lifetime experience that will deliver the torch from Athens, Greece to Los Angeles for › Continue Reading