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The research enterprise at Boston Children’s Hospital, comprising more than 3,000 researchers, is the world’s largest at a pediatric center. Our work is fueled by a deep understanding of disease coupled with world-class discovery platforms, including genetics and genomics, gene editing, bioinformatics, proteomics, bioengineering, image analysis, multiple animal models, biobanks and disease-specific stem cell lines. We have special expertise in rare disease discovery and see large, highly diverse patient populations.

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BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 1/18/2020 4:00:00 PM
Even though #tuberculosis rates in the US have dropped, the disease still exists: https://t.co/PbcaycHaNY via @USNewsHealth
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 1/17/2020 8:00:01 PM
Using the ACR TI-RADS criteria would have failed to diagnose 17 — or 22 percent — of #thyroid cancers in this patie… https://t.co/cSpgKoVgLM
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 1/17/2020 4:51:22 PM
RT @tomsandora: Procedural education at the BCRP: splinting workshop! #MedEd @BostonChildrens @The_BMC https://t.co/0ok84G2XU6
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 1/17/2020 4:51:19 PM
RT @ptrucheMD: @DrFayeMazoEvans presents on the critical mission of #lifebox @SaferSurgery and the work being done to improve anesthesia ca…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 1/17/2020 4:51:12 PM
RT @drbbmt: Dr Robert Graham from Boston Children’s NM team talking about SMA - Year in Review @SEHAHealth @BostonChildrens @Mena_Conferenc…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 1/17/2020 4:51:00 PM
RT @JHandSurg: #FibroadiposeVascularAnomaly in the #UpperExtremity: Distinct Entity w/ Characteristic Clinical, Radiological, & Histopathol…
Building on our extraordinary leadership in pediatric science at Boston Children’s, we translate our findings — and those of others — to fundamentally change how disease is treated and cured.

David A. Williams, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer