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  • Cells in “little brain” have distinctive metabolic needs thumbnail Photo

    Cells in “little brain” have distinctive metabolic needs

    October 19, 2018

    Cells’ metabolic needs are not uniform across the brain, researchers have learned. “Knocking out” an enzyme that regulates mitochondria, cells’ miniature power plants, specifically blocks the development of the mouse cerebellum more than the rest of the brain.

  • Children’s to begin clinical trials, research on childhood food allergies thumbnail Photo

    Children’s to begin clinical trials, research on childhood food allergies

    October 19, 2018

    By: Wendy Corona Updated: Oct 16, 2018 - 6:12 PM DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - For the first time, an Atlanta hospital will conduct research and clinical trials on childhood food allergies.  Channel 2's Wendy Corona visited the…

  • NIH selects Point of Care Technologies Center at Emory, Georgia Tech for research network, $7M grant thumbnail Photo

    NIH selects Point of Care Technologies Center at Emory, Georgia Tech for research network, $7M grant

    September 26, 2018

    A new NIH-funded research center at Emory, Georgia Tech, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will assist inventors across the United States in developing and translating microelectronics-based point-of-care (POC) technologies for patient care. The Atlanta Center for Microsystems Engineered POC Technologies (ACME POCT) will be funded by a $7 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health.

  • 2018 Researcher Appreciation Day thumbnail Photo

    2018 Researcher Appreciation Day

    September 19, 2018

    Congratulations to the nominees from the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health researchers who were recognized for their resesarch at the 2018 Researcher Appreciation Day on September 12, 2018.

  • 3D-Printed Tracheal Splints used in Groundbreaking Pediatric Surgery thumbnail Photo

    3D-Printed Tracheal Splints used in Groundbreaking Pediatric Surgery

    September 19, 2018

    With assistance from Georgia Tech, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has performed Georgia’s first-ever procedure to place 3D-printed tracheal splints in a pediatric patient. The splints were designed by Scott Hollister, who holds the Patsy and Alan Dorris Endowed Chair in Pediatric Technology, a joint initiative supported by Georgia Tech and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • NIH $3 million grant will enable Emory, Georgia Tech researchers to tackle sickle cell disease thumbnail Photo

    NIH $3 million grant will enable Emory, Georgia Tech researchers to tackle sickle cell disease

    September 14, 2018

    NIH $3 million grant will enable Emory, Georgia Tech researchers to tackle sickle cell disease with new technologies

  • Boyhood DISRUPTED thumbnail Photo

    Boyhood DISRUPTED

    September 14, 2018

    When 9-year-old Brayden Harrison fell out of a tree, his life was saved by Emory pediatric neurosurgeon Andrew Reisner and a novel protocol he created for treating brain injuries in children.

  • Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute launches with focus on research and training thumbnail Photo

    Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute launches with focus on research and training

    September 06, 2018

    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have announced the launch of the Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute, an affiliation focused on leveraging the capabilities of both top-tier organizations. Through the Pediatric Institute, Emory and Children’s will facilitate leading-edge pediatric research and train pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists, both of which are in short supply in the United States.