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Dr. Adele Schneider retires from Jewish Genetics Work

Dr. Schneider was among a pioneering group of doctors who made screening for Jewish genetic diseases more commonplace. By screening patients for genetic diseases and then using in vitro fertilization, she helped ensure babies would not be born with these diseases. 

When she started, Jewish genetic screenings included five diseases. Now they screen for more than 200, 96 of which apply to Jewish communities.



09/27/2018

South Florida hospital is leader in treating apert syndrome

Dr. Chad Perlyn and Dr. Mislen Bauer from the Nicklaus Children's Craniofacial Center are committed to helping families and children with apert syndrome. Check out this segment featured on WPLG Local 10.

09/07/2018

Beckwith-Wiedemann Conference Held at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Families from all around the world traveled to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in July for an educational conference about Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS), a congenital, genetic condition that can cause premature birth, hypoglycemia, abdominal wall defects, abdominal malignancies and macroglossia (englarged tongue).

08/30/2018

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Prepares for Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit

Nicklaus Children's Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2003, 2008, and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program. In October 2018, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is applying for redesignation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so.

08/29/2018

Nicklaus Children's Expands Pediatric Gastroenterology Services

The Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Nicklaus Children's is growing to better meet the needs of our community, we have opened a new office on the hospital's main campus!

07/23/2018

Dr. Mario Reyes Receives Best Article Award from the AAP

Dr. Mario Reyes, Pediatrician with the Pediatric Hospital Medicine program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, is the recipient of the Jennifer Daru Memorial Award, an annual award for best article featured in Hospital Pediatrics, a peer-reviewed Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

07/23/2018

Diabetic children learn about nutrition and keeping healthy at Camp Roaring Sun

Camp Roaring Sun, which began Monday and runs through Friday, allowed children ages 6 through 12 to take part in traditional camp activities such as swimming, playing outside, and going to a baseball game. All the activities are monitored by Nicklaus pediatric endocrinology nurses to ensure a safe and healthy environment.

07/11/2018

Siblings of Cancer Patients enjoy a Fun Filled Day

More than two dozen children attended the Bear Hug camp at Nicklaus Children's last week. This day camp is for siblings of pediatric cancer patients to encourage socialization among peers and help them gain insight on their siblings' care journey. 

07/06/2018

New anesthesia offering helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain

In this news story Dr. Kristine Guleserian, renowned heart surgeon, talk about Exparel. Exparel is a new anesthesia offering that helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain after heart surgery. 13 year-old Jessica Garcia, born with a congenital heart defect (VSD) was the first pediatric patient to use this treatment.

07/05/2018

Protecting Little Ones from Bug Bites

The summer season is a time for outdoor fun and recreation, especially for families of school-age children.  However, the warmer weather often brings an unwelcome nuisance, bugs. The best way to help prevent insect bites to use insect repellant containing DEET products and to cover exposed skin with long sleeves and pants.

07/02/2018

Congratulations, Susan!

Congratulations to Susan Fornaris, Administrative Director of Medical Surgical and Nursing Administration at Nicklaus Children’s, on being elected President of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables.

07/01/2018

Renowned Congenital Heart Surgeon, Dr. Kristine J. Guleserian, Honored with the 2018 AGBU New England District’s Global Excellence Award

Renowned congenital heart surgeon, Dr. Kristine J. Guleserian of the Nicklaus Children’s Heart Program was honored with the 2018 AGBU New England District’s Global Excellence Award for her achievements and work in congenital heart surgery and heart transplantation in Dallas, Miami and throughout the world.

06/19/2018

Clown Doctors Bring Laughter and Joy to Children in a Miami Hospital

Red Nose Docs, the flagship program of Healthy Humor Inc., plays an essential role in the healing process of hospitalized children at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

06/06/2018

Nicklaus Children's Heart Program Joins CNOC

The Nicklaus Children’s Heart Program is now a member of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative (CNOC).

05/30/2018

Being a Mom and a Volunteer

Maya Rodriguez, Child Life volunteer, shares her experiences as a hospital volunteer.

05/29/2018

Patients at Nicklaus Children's Take Part in Hospital Prom

Teens who receive care at Nicklaus Children's Hospital were treated to a whimsical “under the stars” themed prom on May 19. The annual celebration is made possible thanks to the generosity of Adam and Chanin Carlin, longstanding donors of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation.

05/25/2018

Pediatric Neurosurgeon and Chief of Surgery for Nicklaus Children’s Passes Away

The medical staff, employees and volunteers of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital mourn the passing of our esteemed Dr. Sanjiv Bhatia, a longstanding leader and dedicated champion for children with complex medical conditions and their families.

05/24/2018

Patients Share Inspiring Testimonials at First Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference

In observance of vascular birthmarks awareness month, The International Birthmarks Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital held its first Vascular Birthmarks Conference at the hospital’s main campus on May 5th. The event brought together patients, families and medical professionals representing a range of specialties to present the latest in diagnosis, treatment and research related to birthmarks. 

05/18/2018

Nicklaus Children's Hospital to offer new rapid genetic test

Nicklaus Children's Hospital will be one of a handful in the country to offer a fast turn-around on genome sequencing that can be a key to saving infants with rare and hard-to-diagnose genetic disorders. As seen on The Miami Herald.

05/03/2018

Movie Event Celebrates Children with Craniofacial Differences

Children who receive care at the Craniofacial Center at Nicklaus Children’s, along with their families, enjoyed an afternoon of red carpet glamour and photo booth fun on April 28. 

04/30/2018

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