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  • A six-year study co-led by Dr. Talal Chatila, MD, Director of Boston Children’s Food Allergy Program, suggests that introducing “good bacteria” into the human gut may help prevent children from developing food allergies. Congratulations to Dr. Chatila, who received the Hood Foundation’s Child Health Research......

  • On Monday, June 10th, the Trustees of the Charles H. Hood Foundation hosted the 1st Annual Hood Awardee Recognition Event.  Having supported pediatric research in New England for over 77 years, the Hood Foundation is exploring new ways to engage with their growing community of......

  • Dr. Xiaolei Su received one of our five January 2019 Child Health Research Grants. Dr. Su is Assistant Professor of Cell Biology at Yale Cancer Center. He is interested in exploring membrane remodeling and membrane-proximal signal transduction during immune responses, the study of which may......

  • Dr. Kristopher Sarosiek is one of the five January 2019 recipients of our very competitive Child Health Research Awards.  He is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Biology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where his lab team is working to develop a better......

  • Dr. Sarita Patil received one of our five January 2019 Child Health Research Grants. Dr. Patil is a physician-scientist who specializes in the treatment of patients with food allergy. She serves as Principal Investigator for the Center for Immunology & Inflammatory Diseases and Assistant Physician......

  • UConn Today has posted an article about the important work of current Child Health award recipient Dr. David Martinelli. Read more here....

  • Dr. Hongmei Mou is one of the five January 2019 recipients of our very competitive Child Health Research Awards.  She is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and has established the Mou Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children’s Mucosal Immunology and Biology......

  • Proposals are due March 28th for funding to begin July 1st, 2019. Hypothesis-driven clinical, basic science, public health, health services research, and epidemiology projects are welcome for consideration. Click here for full eligibility guidelines and application instructions....

  • We are thrilled to share the great news that Prapela has been awarded its first Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The grant will be used to advance the development of the Prapela SVS Hospital Bassinet for......

  • Dr. David Martinelli is one of only five recipients of a January 2019 Child Health Research Grant.  He is Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut Health Center, where he teaches graduate, medical and dental students, and also serves as Director of the......