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  • Davis Lab on the Feb 2017 Cover of Circulation Research thumbnail Photo

    Davis Lab on the Feb 2017 Cover of Circulation Research

    March 03, 2017

    Composite of brightfield and fluorescent images of a human cardiac fibro-blast treated with exosomes isolated from human pediatric cardiac progenitor cells. Exosomes (stained with Acridine Orange; red) can be seen in the cytoplasm of the cell. The nucleus was stained…

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    Survival rate improves for extremely premature infants

    February 15, 2017

    Survival rates for very early preterm infants have improved slightly, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. Those who survive are also somewhat less likely to suffer from neurodevelopmental impairments, the study found.

  • New study: Toddlers with autism don’t avoid eye contact but do miss its significance thumbnail Photo

    New study: Toddlers with autism don’t avoid eye contact but do miss its significance

    December 07, 2016

    A new study conducted by researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Emory University School of Medicine helps put to rest a longstanding controversy and question about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • 2016 Dudley L. Moore Nursing and Allied Health Research Fund Pilot Awardees

    November 18, 2016

    Congratulations to the 2016 Dudley L. Moore Nursing and Allied Health Research Fund Pilot Awardees!

  • Children with feeding tubes benefit most from multidisciplinary care thumbnail Photo

    Children with feeding tubes benefit most from multidisciplinary care

    November 11, 2016

    "Our findings suggest that intensive multidisciplinary intervention holds clear benefit for children and families impacted by pediatric feeding disorders," says co-author William Sharp, PhD, director of the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program at Marcus Autism Center and assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. "Our hope is that this study raises awareness regarding the significant daily struggle too many families face surrounding mealtimes."

  • ACTSI TL1 (T32) TRAINING GRANT—Now accepting applications thumbnail Photo

    ACTSI TL1 (T32) TRAINING GRANT—Now accepting applications

    November 11, 2016

    CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH TRAINING
    for Predoctoral (Medical, PhD and/or Pharm D students)
    and Postdoctoral Trainees (MD, PhD, and/or PharmD)

  • 2016 Emory Department of Pediatrics Annual Award Winners

    November 04, 2016

    Congratulations to the following winners for the 2016 faculty awards!

  • Cape Day 2016 thumbnail Photo

    Cape Day 2016

    October 21, 2016

    What is Cape Day? The annual tradition of Cape Day is back on Oct. 21st. While some superheroes battle scary villains, at Children’s, our superheroes fight something much scarier—illnesses and injuries that many of us could…