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16th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize Recipient - Christopher WalshThe UNC School of Medicine has awarded the 16th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize to Christopher A. Walsh, MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Bullard Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Harvard Medical School, for the “discovery of genes and mechanisms regulating human cortical development.”
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The Surprising Genealogy of Your Brain
Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why?
2015 HMS Student Award Winners
Two students mentored by Genetics and Genomics Division chief, Christopher Walsh, have recently completed their PhD’s and were given prestigious research awards and recognition at this year's Harvard Medical School graduation.
Gilad Evrony: co-winner of the Dr. Sirgay Sanger Award for her work in psychiatry on neuroscience
Yawei Yang: winner of the James Tolbert Shipley Prize for an outstanding published research
Sisters team up to fight rare genetic disorder: Boston Children’s leads LAL-D clinical trial
The Walsh sisters, Maureen and Lauren, fight a rare pediatric liver disorder, lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D).
Solving medical mysteries: The Undiagnosed Diseases Network
Emmie Mendes was lucky enough to be diagnosed before age 3, but many families face a much longer journey.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy: The decade of therapy
A variety of approaches that attempt to either restore the missing or dysfunctional dystrophin protein or compensate for its loss are in the clinical pipeline.
PVNH: Could this genetic disorder have a ‘butterfly effect’?
A new clinic called C-BrDG has begun accepting patients with PVNH, a rare disorder affecting the brain, heart and other organs.
A family’s fight against galactosemia
Saving Grace: Diagnosing a rare seizure disorder
Rare diseases are not rare — and treatments are comingTen percent of people on this planet have a rare or “orphan” disease. In the U.S., that’s almost 30 million people.
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We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”