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  • Congratulations to our 2019 Atlanta Pediatric Scholars!

    October 11, 2019

    The Atlanta Pediatric Scholars Program, (K12HD072245; PI, Lucky Jain, MD), is funded by The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and is administered and supported by Emory University Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This program is a mentored institutional career development program for senior fellows and junior faculty who have recently completed postgraduate clinical training in Pediatrics, and are committed to launching an independent research career in basic laboratory science.

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Directors Named

    October 04, 2019

    We are excited to announce that as of October 1, 2019, Claudia R. Morris, MD, FAAP and Miriam B. Vos, MD, MSPH have been named co-directors for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR).

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    Peach Bowl donates $20M to Children’s Healthcare

    September 27, 2019

    Peach Bowl Inc. on Sept. 16 announced it is donating $20 million to fight childhood cancer with a gift to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The gift is the largest donation ever given by the Peach Bowl and one of the largest ever received by Children's. On hand were, from left, Douglas Graham, chief of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta; Donna Hyland, president and CEO of Children's; and Gary Stokan, CEO and president of Peach Bowl Inc.

  • The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Receives $3.09M Gift thumbnail Photo

    The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Receives $3.09M Gift

    September 27, 2019

    CURE’s gift will fund the Aflac Cancer Center Precision Medicine Program, research projects and fellowships

  • Perfectly matched: Connecting children on the autism spectrum with others thumbnail Photo

    Perfectly matched: Connecting children on the autism spectrum with others

    September 19, 2019

    Early Emory is the university's year-round preschool education program that provides opportunities for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to learn and grow with typically developing children. Meet Elise and Amiel, two children who became best friends through the program.

  • Emory & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta now part of nationwide pediatric emergency research network thumbnail Photo

    Emory & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta now part of nationwide pediatric emergency research network

    September 19, 2019

    Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have been selected to participate as a new research site for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first such federally funded network in the country, which began in 2001.

  • Dr. Shannon Gourley Awarded Curt Richter Award in Milan, Italy thumbnail Photo

    Dr. Shannon Gourley Awarded Curt Richter Award in Milan, Italy

    September 09, 2019

    Dr. Shannon Gourley, Associate Professor (with tenure) in our Division and at Yerkes, was awarded the prestigious Curt Richter Award in Milan, Italy, last week, for internationally acclaimed advances in psychoneuroendocrinology made by a young investigator around the globe.

  • Pediatric hematologists introduce ‘The Atlanta Protocol’ a novel way to treat pediatric hemophilia A thumbnail Photo

    Pediatric hematologists introduce ‘The Atlanta Protocol’ a novel way to treat pediatric hemophilia A

    August 30, 2019

    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University researchers publish findings in Haemophilia journal