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  • Dr. David C. Goodman, a two-time former Hood awardee, has co-authored The Dartmouth Atlas of Neonatal Intensive Care. The Atlas reports on a series of studies of regional and hospital variation in newborn and neonatal intensive care across four populations: the total US birth cohort;......

  • We are excited to share that Prapela, Inc. has been awarded $1,000,000 for its efforts to improve the treatment of opioid-exposed newborns in the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge.  Prapela SVS is a gentle, random vibration that improves breathing, heart rate, and relaxation in newborns as they......

  • The Charles H. Hood Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the next cycle of the Child Health Research Awards Program. Proposals are due October 7th for funding to begin January 1st, 2020. Hypothesis-driven clinical, basic science, public health, health......

  • The Charles H. Hood Foundation is honored to host program staff from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, who will provide an introduction to NICHD’s Data and Specimen Hub (DASH) and other resources. The webinar will be held from 2-3pm (EDT)......

  • The Hood Foundation is excited to announce our most recent Child Health Research Award recipients! We offer sincere thanks to all of the highly qualified investigators who submitted proposals, as well as our amazing Scientific Reviewers. Congratulations to each of the following on having been......

  • 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......