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April
01,
2019
Seeking Novel Therapies to Attack Cancer Cells One of the most important breakthroughs in cancer research has been the realization that the immune system can be ignited to fight cancer. Children’s Mercy Kansas City is at the forefront of
March
14,
2019
  Children’s Mercy Kansas City Finds Link Between CRHR1 and Steroid Response Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a frequent complication of extreme prematurity. With increasing survival of the most immature infants, rates of BPD are rising. A
March
07,
2019
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects nearly 1 percent of children worldwide. While it can be treated with drugs and behavioral therapy, other modalities are being sought, especially in cases that are resistant to

Latest Blog Entries

March
12,
2019
The help that the Children’s Mercy Human Performance Lab provided Martin, the 5-year-old with cerebral palsy featured recently in Inside Pediatrics Season 3, is available to a wide range of children with neuromuscular and/or gait disorders. The
March
06,
2019
Dr. Naim Mitre, Pediatric Endocrinology The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of the neck and plays an important role in the body. It produces hormones that control brain development and growth in babies, and
December
13,
2018
Jayden Wood with Dr. Alka Goyal, Pediatric Gastroenterology Children’s Mercy provides Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT), a procedure to treat patients with recurrent infections of a bacteria called Clostridium Difficle (C Diff), which causes
November
19,
2018
Most colorectal conditions are a result of differences that occur during development before a baby is born. Some of the most common colorectal conditions include: anorectal malformation/ imperforate anus, Hirschsprung disease, cloaca and severe

Children’s Mercy Kansas City:
Where Research Transforms

We’re always looking for new ways to battle childhood disease. That means scientists and doctors working together, breaking down barriers and never being afraid to innovate. Because research matters.