Heuckeroth named Alumni Endowed Professor of Pediatrics

12/03/2012

Robert O. Heuckeroth, MD, PhD, has been named the Alumni Endowed Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is a pediatric gastroenterologist and sees patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital....More

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL: 5th Annual Investors Symposium

11/15/2012

The Fifth Annual Children's Discovery Institute's Symposium, entitled "Up Close & Personal: the DNA of Discovery" was held on November 14 at the Charles Knight Conference Center at Washington University....More

Canter Named Tuttle and Hauck Professor

10/23/2012

Charles E. Canter, MD, has been named the first Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Chair in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis....More

Genetic Error Linked to Rare Disease That Causes Chronic Respiratory Infections

10/18/2012

Scanning the DNA of two people with a rare disease has led scientists to identify the precise genetic error responsible for their disorder, primary ciliary dyskinesia....More

Human and Soil Bacteria Swap Antibiotic-Resistance Genes

08/30/2012

Soil bacteria and bacteria that cause human diseases have recently swapped at least seven antibiotic-resistance genes, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report Aug. 31 in Science. The work is funded in part by the Children’s Discovery Institute....More

Finding Better Ways to Get the Heart in Sync

06/12/2012

Children with heart failure may benefit from a leading-edge imaging system that helps identify patients who are good candidates for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...More

Researcher Fighting to Cure Malaria Recognized

06/12/2012

Children's Discovery Institute researcher Audrey Odom, MD, PhD, is recognized for her breakthrough research on potential new cures for malaria and more....More

Tackling Brain Tumors on Multiple Fronts

06/11/2012

For pediatric neuro-oncologist Josh Rubin, MD, PhD, no project is too daunting, whether it’s mastering complex carpentry skills, learning to play three musical instruments or discovering breakthroughs in brain tumor research....More

Mind-Reading Robots Help Children Control Movement

06/11/2012

Scientists at the Children's Discovery Institute have developed a brain-computer interface that allows children with debilitating neurologic conditions to control robotic hand and other devices with their minds....More

Researcher Shows No Mercy on MRSA Infections

05/22/2012

Award-winning researcher is studying MRSA, that is causing a dramatic increase in children's dangerous skin infections in the community...More

Physician Committed to Children's Care and Research

05/09/2012

Dr. F. Sessions Cole, chief medical officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has a passion for pediatric medicine and the dicey economic issues attached to health care dollars. Dr. F. Sessions Cole, chief medical officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has a passion for pediatric medicine and the dicey economic issues attached to health care dollars. Dr. F. Sessions Cole, chief medical officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has a passion for pediatric medicine and the dicey economic issues attached to health care dollars...More

Children’s Discovery Institute Awards $3 million in New Pediatric Research Grants

02/29/2012

Funding will Support Studies on Cancer, Heart, Pulmonary and other Diseases....More

A Quest to Breathe Easier

02/09/2012

Diagnosed with a progressive airway disease, Rylee is participating in a research study funded by the Children's Discovery Institute in hopes to someday find a cure....More