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January
29,
2019
Despite the collection of substantial data via two recent large cohort studies on the progression of chronic kidney disease and its comorbidities, few well-founded recommendations for long-term CKD management in children have been developed. The
January
27,
2019
  Clinical Pharmacology Expertise Advances Understanding of Pediatric Dosing Precision in oncology medication dosing is crucial for treatment effectiveness. Most of what doctors know about oncology medications, however, is based on adult
January
17,
2019
Designing a New Medication Delivery Method to the Esophagus Although eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is rare, hospitals across the country, including Children’s Mercy Kansas City, have seen an increase in prevalence in the past 20 years. When this

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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
November
05,
2018
Different Thresholds for Overriding Parental Refusals of Life-sustaining Treatment Author: Hannah Gerdes | Intern | Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center Column editor: John D. Lantos, MD | Director of Pediatric Bioethics | Professor of
October
25,
2018
Dr. Keith Coffman, child neurologist, director of the movement disorders program, director of the Tourette Syndrome Center of Excellence, member of the Tourette Association of America Earlier today, I was fortunate to speak with Congress about

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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.