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Research Highlights
A Model of Persistence

Christina Stallings, PhD, is using her CDI grant to combat serious lung infections....Learn More

A Tale of Two Leukemias

Two stories of struggle and survival, two CDI researchers looking for answers....Learn More

Study of Rare Disorder Sheds Light on Common Conditions

A CDI faculty scholar identifies genetic factors that increase the risk for vascular problems in patients with Williams syndrome, paving the way for better diagnostics and treatments for a range of diseases....Learn More

Understanding RSV

Researcher Gaya Amarasinghe, PhD, and his collaborators are using a novel approach to pave the way for designing vaccines for the ubiquitous virus, RSV....Learn More

On a Mission to Improve Diabetes Drugs

Today, more than one-third of our nation’s children and adolescents are overweight or obese, putting them at increased risk for developing type-2 diabetes. Cutting-edge methods to study the structure of a specific protein pave the way for better treatments....Learn More

News & Events
CDI Announces New Core Pilot Grant Program The CDI has recently established a Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Core (hPSC) to advance research in human disease and regenerative medicine. ... CDI More Info
Season Two of Hospital Docu-series to Follow Two CDI Researchers CDI Investigators Jeff Bednarski, MD, PhD, pediatrics; and Todd Druley, MD, PhD, pediatrics, will be featured in season two of The Frontline for Hope, a six-part docu-series set to air starting Saturday, November 22, at 6:30 p.m. on KSDK, NewsChannel 5.... CDI More Info
CDI Researcher Elected to Institute of Medicine The National Academy of Sciences recently gave one of its highest honors to Kelle H. Moley, MD, a principle investigator at the CDI-funded Women and Infants Health Specimen Consortium.... CDI More Info
CDI Scientific Director Takes American Society of Hematology Post Mary C. Dinauer, MD, PhD, the scientific director of the Children’s Discovery Institute was elected to the Executive Committee of the American Society of Hematology. ... CDI More Info
CDI Research Turns Attention to Ebola and Makes Important Discovery CDI researcher Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe and his colleagues recently made an important discovery that pinpoints one way the Ebola virus evades the body's antiviral defenses. This important insight could lead to new therapies for the virus, in the midst of its biggest outbreak on record in Western Africa.... CDI More Info