Supporters of the studies include the National Institutes of Health (grant #s R24DK092760, UO1-HL100001, P50HG005550, 1K01DK096013, 2T32HL06698, 5T32HL007623 and R01DK082889), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (K01DK096013), the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (T32HL066987 and T32HL007623), the Children's Hospital Stem Cell Program, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, the Mayo Clinic, the Ellison Medical Foundation and the Doris Duke Medical Foundation.
Boston Children's Hospital is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 1,100 scientists, including seven members of the National Academy of Sciences, 14 members of the Institute of Medicine and 14 members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Boston Children's research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children's today is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care. Boston Children's is also the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
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