Noticias

Ending the Diagnostic Odyssey: Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) to Identify Genetic Determinants of Previously Undiagnosed Disease in Children

The goal of this collaborative research is to study human genomes in children with suspected congenital disease, multiple-congenital anomalies and/or multi-organ disease of unknown etiology by understanding the potential value of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) in establishing genetic diagnosis. The study will examine diagnosis rates, changes in clinical care as a result of a genetic diagnosis, health economics including potential cost-effectiveness of WGS and patient and provider experience with genomic medicine.

07/17/2018

Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing (rWGS): Rapid Genomic Sequencing for Acutely Ill Patients and the Collection, Storage, Analysis, and Distribution of Biological Samples, Genomic and Clinical Data

This collaborative study seeks to provide rWGS as a research test to additional pediatric hospitals nationwide to assist in the rapid diagnosis of acutely ill children suspected of a genetic condition. The study will examine diagnosis rates, changes in clinical care as a result of a genetic diagnosis, and health economics including potential cost-effectiveness of rWGS.

07/17/2018

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 brindan risas y alegría a niños en Hospital de Miami

Red Nose Docs, el programa insignia de Healthy Humor Inc., juega un papel esencial en el proceso de sanación de los niños hospitalizados en el 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

Pacientes del Nicklaus Children’s Participan en el Baile de Graduación del Hospital

El 19 de mayo, los adolescentes que reciben atención en el Nicklaus Children’s Hospital fueron sorprendidos con un atractivo baile de graduación con la temática “bajo las estrellas”. La celebración anual es posible gracias a la generosidad de Adam y Chanin Carlin, donantes de hace muchos años de la 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

Un nuevo dispositivo ayuda a los niños con epilepsia resistente a los medicamentos a controlar las convulsiones

Grant es el primer paciente pediátrico en el sur de la Florida en utilizar el dispositivo de VNS SenTiva, que es actualmente la terapia de respuesta más pequeña y ligera para la epilepsia disponible en el mercado. Se ha demostrado que el dispositivo, utilizado en combinación con medicamentos para la epilepsia, es eficaz para reducir la frecuencia y duración de las convulsiones. 

04/25/2018

La Comunidad de Hialeah Celebra la Apertura del Centro de Cuidados Ambulatorios

Los funcionarios electos y los líderes empresariales que representan a la comunidad de Hialeah celebraron la apertura del Nicklaus Children’s Hialeah Outpatient Center. Gracias a todos los líderes de la comunidad que se unieron a los representantes del Nicklaus Children’s Health System para celebrar este hito, cuyo objetivo es aumentar la conveniencia de la atención médica y el acceso para las familias de la comunidad de Hialeah.

04/17/2018

Easter Basket Blitz Brings Smiles Throughout the U.S.

Wells Fargo volunteers renewed a springtime tradition: delivering thousands of Easter baskets to children in hospitals, shelters, and other locations. The memorable day was made possible by Wells Fargo’s nationwide “Hops for Hope” volunteer effort, which delivers baskets to children in hospitals, children’s homes, homeless shelters, and more. The annual event is organized by Cash Vault Services in Wells Fargo’s Payments, Virtual Solutions & Innovation group.

03/30/2018

Special Spring Breakers Experience Miami Beach Sand And Surf

 Dozens of special spring breakers from Nicklaus Children's Hospital were treated to a day along Miami Beach on Tuesday with a little help from Miami Beach Fire Department and Ocean Rescue.

03/28/2018