From treating sore throats to transplanting tiny beating hearts, UVA Children's Hospital experts can handle most anything, helping our smallest patients live healthier ever after.
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A Life-Changing Bike for a Child with Dwarfism
Six-year-old Charlie has a rare form of dwarfism, thanatophoric dwarfism. Click the photo to watch how UVA biomedical engineering students helped him.
Researchers identified a “master switch” that they may be able to manipulate to overcome the obstacles preventing doctors from producing platelets in large quantities outside the body.
Among other things, these research projects will look at the influence of gut bacteria on childhood obesity and potential three-drug combinations to treat ovarian cancer.
Congratulations to all our fellows and medical students for a great job presenting their research at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Society's annual meeting in San Francisco this weekend. Super proud!
Helping Keep Children With Food Allergies Safe
Curious about the recent rise in food allergies among children? University of Virginia allergist Dr. Alice Hoyt addresses common questions and where we go from here. Click the photo to learn more.
Casey Just, UVA Hospital Auxiliary President, presented the NICU with 250 baby journals last week. They are designed specifically for "early arrivals". This is an amazing donation that parents of our premature infants will undoubtedly treasure.