Pediatric neuro-oncology providers, researchers and families will come together for the 18th International Symposium on the topic. They will share findings on the latest research, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and overall care of children with central nervous system (CNS) tumors. Children's Colorado is a sponsor of the event.
The Mike McMorris Cystic Fibrosis Research and Care Center is participating in a Phase Three clinical trial related to the development of a possible breakthrough therapy for people with CF. This new therapy could address the underlying cause of CF.
Children’s Colorado has announced the appointment of Duncan Wilcox, MD, as surgeon-in-chief and director of its Center for Children’s Surgery. He has served as the hospital’s interim Surgeon-in-Chief since April 2017.
We're celebrating our North Campus expansion groundbreaking. The expansion ensures pediatric patients continue to receive the best care, close to home. The expanded facility will include many new services.
Dr. Alberto Peña was named the 2018 recipient of the BAPS Sir Denis Browne Medal and APSA Robert E. Gross Award in recognition of his efforts addressing colorectal surgery in children. His contributions have focused on worldwide improvements in medical and surgical care for patients and set new standards of practice.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 18-1094, the Children and Youth Mental Health Treatment Act, into law. This bill will strengthen the youth mental health system in our state for children with serious mental health needs by nearly doubling the program’s resources to almost $3 million annually.
Children’s Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine lead a multicenter clinical trial that identifies benefits of a specially formulated antioxidant supplement for cystic fibrosis patients.
Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Colorado are collaborating to provide solutions for patients with this rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped.
Originally opened in 2008, Children’s Colorado North Campus will expand services to include emergency/urgent care, inpatient and observation care, sleep studies, operating room services, specialty clinics, an imaging center and a diagnostic unit.
A multi-institutional study shows that mandatory flu vaccines for healthcare workers improve vaccination rates by as much as 30 percent and reduce absenteeism during critical periods by about six percent. Further, vaccinated healthcare workers had a 30 percent reduction in absenteeism compared to non-vaccinated healthcare workers overall. Children’s Colorado was one of the hospitals that mandated the flu vaccine during the trial.
The published study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases is the culmination of approximately three years of scientific research to better understand this condition. The rapid progress is in part due to a unique partnership on Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus, in which the front-line clinicians were able to move extremely quickly from clinical observation and alerting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to laboratory studies to investigate the relationship between EV-D68 and AFM.
On Friday, Feb. 16, Children’s Colorado patients and team members joined a team from GE Johnson Construction Company, its sub-contractors and hospital leaders raised a steel beam on the final and highest floor of the future Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs.
The Mental Health Youth Action Board (YAB) at Children’s Colorado is collecting youth mental health stories and artwork for the creation of a book that can offer an encouraging and normalizing experience to all who read it.