Glatz to lead pediatric cardiology division

Andrew C. Glatz, MD, an internationally recognized expert in pediatric interventional cardiology, has been selected to lead the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also will become the Louis Larrick Ward Professor of Pediatrics and treat patients […]

Preventing pediatric glioma formation by using targeted therapy against abnormal signaling pathways

Researchers at Children’s National Hospital identified a vulnerability in a developmental signaling pathway that can be hijacked to drive pediatric low-grade glioma (pLGG) formation, according to a pre-clinical study published in Developmental Cell. The study demonstrated that targeted treatment prevents tumor formation, long before irreversible damage to the optic nerve […]