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Children's National Medical Center receives first NIH CTSA given to a children's hospital
Date:7/14/2010

linical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National. "The families of our area, and across the country, have already benefited from what we've learned about better clinical treatments and improved community education for common diseases like asthma. We look forward to even greater breakthroughs in providing that care, now bolstered by new research collaborations with consortium institutions."

"Expanding our translational research and development activities, both within the different components at George Washington University and with Children's National Medical Center will provide new educational opportunities for young investigators and deliver cutting edge modalities for patients," said Peter Hotez. MD, PhD, co-principal investigator of the CTSA, GW Distinguished Research Professor, and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute. "George Washington's expertise in translating research discoveries into biologics, coupled with the support of the CTSA, will further expand our commitment to developing new diagnostics and vaccines for the neglected infections of poverty that affect children right here in our nation's capital."

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute was created in 2008 as a partnership between Children's National Medical Center and The George Washington University. Its work focuses on three main areas:

  • Diseases of childhood, such as cancer, birth defects, developmental disabilities, asthma;
  • Childhood diseases that persist into adulthood, or adults living with childhood diseases long termfor example congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, and muscular dystrophy; and,
  • Diseases of adulthood that begin in childhood and are worsened or develop with age, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.

This NIH CTSA will help build the infrastructure to achieve the Institute's goals, which include:

  • Designing effective, efficient, systems that encourage re
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Contact: Jennifer Leischer
jleische@cnmc.org
202-476-4500
Children's National Medical Center
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