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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.

It starts with a Q:

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.

A precision medicine vision

Ophthalmology experts have pioneered a personalized medicine approach, utilizing whole-genome sequencing to diagnose and treat a unique case of retinitis pigmentosa.

Q: How can a drug designed specifically for one patient help providers extend the benefits of precision medicine to more children?

New concussion management assessment tools

Researchers are advancing concussion management in youth sports with innovative research and new tools for better recovery and a faster return to play.

Q: How can new assessment tools improve recovery for sports-related concussions worldwide?

The gut-brain connection

Ongoing research from Children’s Hospital Colorado exploring the connection between the gut and the brain gives new credence to sayings like “follow your gut” and “having a gut feeling.”

Q: How can better understanding the gut-brain connection drastically change our approach to healing a variety of conditions?

Brain freckles or dark omens?

Patterns of promise

With the help of artificial intelligence, researchers might be able to predict suicide risk in kids.

Q: Can artificial intelligence models make it easier to predict — and successfully intervene — when kids are at risk of suicide?

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