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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BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/15/2019 9:00:01 PM
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BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/14/2019 6:30:00 PM
.@johnbrownstein shares his experience as Boston Children's Chief Innovation Officer and how changes in healthcare…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/14/2019 3:30:00 PM
Boston Children's Dr. Rima Rachid sat down with @thescientistllc to discuss the recent findings around the microbio…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/13/2019 3:30:00 PM
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At Boston Children’s Hospital we build on our extraordinary leadership in pediatric science to translate daily our findings and those of others and fundamentally change how disease is treated and cured.

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