Children's Hospital Colorado
Relentlessly at the forefront of pediatric innovation.™

Relentlessly at the forefront of pediatric innovation.™

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

We're not just leading transformative research for the sake of innovation. We're using it to pioneer groundbreaking treatments with the hope of eradicating childhood disease and changing pediatric medicine-giving all kids a chance at a healthier future.

Genealogy catches Cole's life-threatening disease.

Cole Chavez was treated for a deadly disease long before he ever showed symptoms. Specialists at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders traced Cole's family tree to identify the point of origin, determined he was a carrier and treated his disease before it spread.

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We have a history of getting there first.

Nation's First Pediatric Liver Transplant
Newborn Screening - 1st For Cystic Fibrosis
1978 - First to Discover Toxic Shock Syndrome
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Engineering the Molecule That Fights Infant Leukemia

It's not every day that a physician scientist gets to see the results of her research translate so quickly to patient care. As a hematologist-oncologist, Dr. Kathrin Bernt identified a compound chemically built to communicate with cancerous cells to tell them to stop reproducing.

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