Children's National Health System gains $3M for pediatric intensive care setting research

Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C., received $3 million from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for furthering research on pediatric patients in the intensive care setting.

Mallinckrodt's Healthcare Advancement Grant will help Children's National launch a three-year outcomes research initiative. The initiative includes establishing a critical care outcomes research initiative team, building on existing partnerships, expanding to acquire additional data and, finally, building outcomes research studies in the critical care arena.

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Children's National is home to the Children's Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. The health system is also one of the top National Institutes of Health-funded pediatric institutions in the country.

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