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Q: Advances and Answers in Pediatric Health

Q: is a quarterly magazine where we highlight some of our groundbreaking research and innovations, featuring the many ways our clinicians work together and across specialties to continually improve patient care and outcomes.

Read some of the latest articles from our current issue. You can also access full digital versions of all Q: magazine issues at the bottom of the page.

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Like the kids we treat at Children's Hospital Colorado, we're creating a culture that continuously inspires curiosity. Doing so unlocks a new realm of pediatrics — one that swaps insular science and medicine for collaborative, progressive approaches to accelerating discovery.

A unique and strong partnership with University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus provides fresh perspectives and invaluable expertise, as do our relationships with national and international research consortiums, industry partners and other children's hospitals.


Closing the Precision Medicine Loop

With the launch of the new Precision Medicine Institute, Children’s Colorado will build cross-cutting infrastructure designed to improve access to knowledge, resourcing and connectivity for all clinical areas across the organization.

Q: How can improved infrastructure for precision medicine increase access to genetic testing and targeted treatments?


Hip Dysplasia Treatment and Non-Narcotic Pain Management

An all-women team of pediatric orthopedic surgeons is challenging the status quo with their hip dysplasia research.

Q: How can research and education advance the standard of care for patients with hip dysplasia and encourage narcotic-free pain management?

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Role of Sugar

Our gastroenterology researchers discovered a link between artificial sweeteners and NAFLD, the most common liver disease in kids.

Q: Can specific dietary changes reverse serious liver disease in children — and lower NAFLD rates nationwide?


Artificial Intelligence for Craniosynostosis Treatment

Craniofacial surgeons are using artificial intelligence to create personalized, data-driven models that improve outcomes.

Q: How can artificial intelligence models use personalized medicine to improve outcomes for children with craniosynostosis?


A Home for Vascular Anomalies

Medical professionals have long been puzzled by vascular anomalies, but advances at our Vascular Anomalies Center are helping provide more accurate diagnoses and personalized treatment options.

Q: How has the field of vascular anomalies evolved to take on the most mysterious conditions?

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