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February
12,
2020
| 03:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As part of the ESPGHAN Polyposis Working Group, Thomas M. Attard, MD worked to gain consensus among pediatric GI specialists about how to diagnose juvenile polyposis syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and familial adenomatous polyposis. The
February
04,
2020
| 11:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Nearly a decade ago, the neonatal population at Children’s Mercy Kansas City primarily consisted of babies that had been born at other centers. The Division of Neonatology, which ran the Level IV NICU, was aware of the risks posed by
January
28,
2020
| 07:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since 2014, the Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program (CHAMP) has been improving outcomes for patients with single-ventricle heart defects during the period between their first and second surgeries. Since its inception, the program and its

Latest Blog Entries

May
15,
2020
| 04:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Kelly Trowbridge, PhD, mindfulness educator, Center for Professional Well-Being Jennifer Bickel, MD, neurologist and COVID employee wellness officer   We have been supporting employees at Children’s Mercy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August
05,
2019
| 05:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dr. Alan Gamis, Associate Division Director, Section of Oncology Childhood cancer research plays a critically important role when it comes to treating and curing the disease, but the reality is very few cancer therapies are developed for kids.
March
12,
2019
| 09:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 05:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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

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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.