Research Horizons


50 Remarkable Discoveries and Accomplishments

2023 Research Discoveries
Adolescent and Transition Medicine

More Education Needed to Improve Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis by Young People

Allergy and Immunology

Clinical Trial Results Challenge Conventional View of Eosinophilic Gastritis


Potential Value of Steroid Treatment for Status Epilepticus May be Sex-Dependent

Asthma Research

Airway Remodeling Creates Susceptibility to Frequent Asthma Exacerbations in Children

Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Driver Training Program Reduces Crash Risk by 40% for Teens with ADHD

Biomedical Informatics

Vitamin A May Reduce Risk of Pancreatitis During ALL Treatment

Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Borrowing Historical Controls Could Accelerate Rare Disease Research

Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute – Bone Marrow Transplant and Immune Deficiency

Quercetin Reduces XIAP Deficiency-Associated Hyperinflammation

Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute – Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology

Single-Cell ‘Atlas’ Reveals Origin of an Aggressive Brain Tumor

Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute – Hematology

Dose-Escalated Hydroxyurea Lowers Stroke Risk for Children with Sickle Cell Anemia

Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute – Oncology

Proton FLASH Radiotherapy Feasible Treatment in Clinical Settings

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Exploring How Thalamocortical Modulation Impacts Brain Function in Fragile X Syndrome

Critical Care Medicine

Immersive Virtual Reality Onboarding a Novel Approach to Large-Scale Training

Dentistry and Orthodontics

Education, Diversity and Inclusion Efforts May Reduce LGBTQ+ Youth Dental Health Disparities


Monitoring Needed to Manage Delayed Puberty, Low Bone Density in Children with Epidermolysis Bullosa

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Quality Improvement Network Boosts Training in Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Biology

Recreating Periodic Structure of Spine Development Without Biological Clocks

Emergency Medicine

Risk Factors Confirmed for Pediatric Peri-Intubation Cardiac Arrest in Physiologically Difficult Airways


Novel Organoid Study Explains Why Type 2 Diabetes Leads to Liver Damage for Some, Not Others

Every Child Succeeds

Moms Say Infant Obesity Prevention Programs Need to be More Realistic

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Systemic FXR Agonists Emerge as Potential Treatment for Cholestatic Liver Diseases

General and Community Pediatrics

Breastfeeding Linked to 33% Reduction in U.S. Post-Perinatal Infant Deaths

Heart Institute – Cardiology

Inexpensive Care Bundle Reduces ICU Cardiac Arrests

Heart Institute – Cardiothoracic Surgery

Defining Expectations for Infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Who Survive Surgery

Heart Institute – Molecular Cardiovascular Biology

Novel Therapy Delivery Method Shows Early Promise as Treatment for DMD

Hospital Medicine

Improved Piperacillin Dosing May Lower Risk of AKI in Critically Ill Patients

Human Genetics

Nr2f Nuclear Receptors Play Key Roles in Cranial Development


Single-Cell Analysis Reveals Potential Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches for Kidney Transplant Rejection

Infectious Diseases

Candida Albicans: More Friend Than Foe

James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

The Impact of Racism When Living with a Chronic Condition

Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children

How Parent Coaching Can Help Reduce Sick Kid Visits

Nephrology and Hypertension

Global Panel Addresses Lack of Care Standards for Children with Acute Kidney Injury


SEEG for ESM May Offer Enhanced Safety, Validity and Versatility Compared to SDE


Creating a Predictive Tool for CSF Diversion Surgery


Existing Body of Vision Science Appears Nearsighted About Myopia

Orthopaedic Surgery

Identifying a Common Contracture Phenotype for BPBI and CP


OSA Linked with Tissue-Specific Changes in Circadian Rhythms


First FDA Approval for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Based on Cincinnati Children’s Research

Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Müllerian Agenesis: Room for Improvement in Care, Counseling

Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

A New First: Creating Organoids with Immune Systems

Perinatal Institute

Bone Growth Protein Might Help More Newborns Survive Severe Lung Disorders

Plastic Surgery

Two-Pin Surgical Technique Improves Outcomes for Neonates with Robin Sequence Airway Obstruction

Pulmonary Medicine

Advancements in Specialized Imaging Create Innovative Airway Assessment Tool


In Utero Opioid Exposure Impacts Fetal Brain Size and Development

Rehabilitation Medicine

Parental Stress, Depression Can Spike When Children with Brain Injury Develop Secondary ADHD

Research in Patient Services

Sound Input may be Modified by Cerebral Cortex and Brainstem Processes


Emapalumab Induces Remission in Macrophage Activation Syndrome

Sports Medicine

First Sports-Specific Virtual Reality Study Shows Coordination Variances Based on Sports Specialization

Translational and Clinical Pharmacology

Absence Epilepsy Study Group Provides Dosing Guidance for Ethosuximide


Urinary and Bowel Management in Cloacal Exstrophy

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