Research at Boston Children's Hospital

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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Going into science: Women scientists at Boston Children's offer advice to girls

We gathered women scientists from across Boston Children’s Hospital and asked them to advise girls wanting to enter the field. Hear what they had to say, and go in depth here for more wise words and a taste of what they’re investigating.

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BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 3/30/2020 7:00:00 PM
.@TheAtlantic references Boston Children’s Maia Majumder, PhD, with insight to how seasonality may affect transmiss…
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RT @bia31star: How are you feeling? Join a movement; report your symptoms with a less then a minute survey at to h…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 3/28/2020 2:00:01 PM
.@nature provides tips to help manage #mentalhealth during the #coronavirus pandemic:
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 3/27/2020 7:00:01 PM
.@BostonChildrens' @levy_o and Dr. David Dowling are trying to find a vaccine for #COVID19: via @kweintraub @sciam
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 3/27/2020 5:00:02 PM
COVID Near You visually maps the data it gathers from people like you to help identify current and potential…
BCH Innovation News @BCH_Innovation 3/27/2020 3:00:01 PM
As part of the @DanaFarber/@df_hcc Connect:Science seminar series, @leonard_zon will speak today at 12:00 p.m. EST…
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