Read the Research

December
19,
2019
| 09:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Decades ago, the main focus of pediatric nephrology care was keeping children alive. Today, children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) are living into adulthood. Due to the intense nature of their care, however,
December
18,
2019
| 03:32 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Children with solid tumors that do not respond to standard therapy, or who relapse despite standard therapy, have a very poor prognosis. Despite the rapid increase in the number of targeted therapies for adult cancer, similar development of such
November
06,
2019
| 09:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Approximately 35% of pediatric patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures, despite treatment with multiple medications. A wide range of treatment strategies is necessary to help this subset of patients, such as the medically supervised

Latest Blog Entries

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
December
13,
2018
| 09:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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

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.