Research at Boston Children's Hospital

The research enterprise at Boston Children’s Hospital, comprising more than 3,000 researchers, is the world’s largest at a pediatric center. Our work is fueled by a deep understanding of disease coupled with world-class discovery platforms, including genetics and genomics, gene editing, bioinformatics, proteomics, bioengineering, image analysis, multiple animal models, biobanks and disease-specific stem cell lines. We have special expertise in rare disease discovery and see large, highly diverse patient populations.

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Going into science: Women scientists at Boston Children's offer advice to girls

We gathered women scientists from across Boston Children’s Hospital and asked them to advise girls wanting to enter the field. Hear what they had to say, and go in depth here for more wise words and a taste of what they’re investigating.

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BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/2/2020 1:00:00 PM
National #CDC funded study, led by @BostonChildrens Adrienne Randolph, details 183 cases of multi-system inflammato…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/1/2020 7:00:00 PM
New guidelines for assessing treatment response in pediatric #braintumors will now incorporate #oncology clinical t…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/1/2020 5:00:00 PM
Defining MIS-C in children & adolescents post-COVID: Inflammation, multi-organ involvement, and cardiovascular comp…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/1/2020 3:30:00 PM
.@BostonChildrens' Dr. Adrienne Randolph is leading the charge to better understand the mysterious Multisystem Infl…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 6/30/2020 8:00:01 PM
In large case series of post #COVID19 MIS-C, 80% of children had cardiovascular involvement, 79% needed intensive c…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 6/30/2020 6:45:00 PM
New data from the national Overcoming COVID-19 study, funded by @CDCgov, clearly show that multi-system inflammator…
Building on our extraordinary leadership in pediatric science at Boston Children’s, we translate our findings — and those of others — to fundamentally change how disease is treated and cured.

David A. Williams, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer