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 7/17/2019 3:30:02 PM
Boston Children's Dr. Stuart Orkin conducts research that sheds light on the basis for therapies now being tested f…
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Study in @NatureGenet found mutations present in #psychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder,…
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.@medical_xpress reports that a multi-center study unveils a correlation between inflammatory and antioxidant diets…
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Results published in @NPP_Journal indicate encoding and maintenance-related impairments in those with…
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A study of 609 relatively healthy overweight and #obese individuals concluded the best #diet is the one we can main…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 7/15/2019 9:00:01 PM
Researchers at @ncats_nih_gov and @NIDCR report that blocking a receptor, or docking station, found on the surface…
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