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video post Dr. Rachel Moon (left) and Dr. Fern Hauck research Sudden Infant Death Syndome.
An Important Video About Sudden Infant Death
November 10, 2017

We did a Facebook Live video chat about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome yesterday, and I thought Dr. Hauck and Dr. Moon were tremendous. They shared a lot of great information, and I was particularly interested in their discussion of just how difficult the first few weeks of breastfeeding can be.…

Science Can Take Strange Turns
May 8, 2017

Case in point: A team of our kidney researchers has made a surprising discovery about how the heart forms. They've found that the heart's inner lining is produced by the same stem cells that produce blood. So these busy little multitaskers make both the blood and part of the organ…

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We’re Out to Save Boys From Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
February 28, 2017

I want to share a video with you. It's about our new effort to figure out how to beat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne robs boys of their ability to move and ultimately kills them at a young age. We know what causes the condition, but, frustratingly, promising treatments consistently fail.…