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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 2/22/2020 6:00:01 PM
Secondhand smoke could cause chronic #liver disease in children and adults: https://t.co/D8q0hopU7W via @medical_xpress
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 2/22/2020 4:00:00 PM
“We had to allay people’s fears about allowing platelet levels to drop below what they were used to.” Implementing… https://t.co/LHYuOTl5G9
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 2/21/2020 9:37:28 PM
.@BostonChildrens Transplant Research Program finds new clues on how to extend the lifespan of #transplant organs: https://t.co/rNQ8pMRUFb
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 2/21/2020 8:00:01 PM
First there’s the medical evidence, then there’s changing people’s habits. @BostonChildrens #NICU project is a case… https://t.co/TbTHqb4GBX
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 2/21/2020 4:39:14 PM
RT @PROMoTeR_DPM: Special thanks again to Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH ( @mandl) from @BostonChildrens for presenting "Building the #App #Stor…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 2/21/2020 4:39:00 PM
RT @FredWuMD: Dr. Sophie Hofferberth, Dr. Pedro del Nido, and colleagues at @BostonChildrens have designed a prosthetic heart valve with tw…
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