Boston Children's Hospital

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From the forefront of research to the frontlines of clinical innovation, we’re working with valued colleagues like you to find answers for families everywhere.

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Parent hugging child with kidney stones

Game-changing technology improves kidney stone removal

Two new approaches transform treatment of kidney stones in children.
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Novel approach enhances recovery after cardiac surgery

Program speeds recovery, reduces opioid use, and decreases length of hospital stay in pediatric patients.
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Expert guidance for management of chronic kidney disease

Precision nephrology website offers tools for managing patients with a genetic diagnosis of chronic kidney disease.
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Harnessing autologous osteochondral grafting for elbow repair

Successful knee repair technique also proves effective for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow.
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Reducing unnecessary platelet transfusions in the NICU

Clinical buy-in of evidence-based guidelines sharply curbs unindicated transfusions
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Stopping preeclampsia before it starts

Compound made naturally by the body may help prevent preeclampsia.
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Identifying heart conduction tissue

Two novel approaches locate conduction tissue during surgery.
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Innovation may improve treatment of fetal urinary tract obstruction

New shunt delivery system shows promise as safe, effective approach.
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Predicting pediatric seizures with a wristband

First human feasibility study uses artificial intelligence to determine device’s potential.

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researchersMore than 3,000 researchers and scientific staff
research space1 million square feet of research space — and growing
Boston Children's Journal articles3,400 articles/year in peer reviewed journals — the most of any pediatric hospital
Boston Children's research funding260+ specialized clinical programs
Boston Children's research funding$410 million in total research funding FY2020 — #1 NIH funding for pediatric research