Characterizing associations between socioeconomic factors and children’s brain development, a team of investigators reports correlative links between family income and brain structure. Relationships between the brain and family income were strongest in the lowest end of the economic range – suggesting that interventional policies aimed at these children may have the largest societal impact.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles announced today that longtime supporters Kirk and Anne Douglas have committed $2.3 million in new funding to purchase a da Vinci robot for the Division of Pediatric Urology in the Department of Surgery.
A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed the first fully implantable micropacemaker designed for use in a fetus with complete heart block. The investigators anticipate the first human use of the device in the near future.