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Breakthrough is a podcast about the science revolutionizing the future of pediatrics and what that means for children and their families. With rapidly advancing technology and discoveries, the healthcare industry is at the precipice of dramatic change. Boston Children’s is at the forefront of these advancements, changing the trajectory of some of the most prevalent and difficult diseases we face as humans.

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The Search for a Cure Before Birth

Boston Children’s Maternal Fetal Care Center is leading the way for in-utero interventions that can help in treating defects and diseases in fetuses before birth. In this episode we’ll hear from doctors and scientists about these cutting-edge treatments and technologies.

Jun 29, 2022
Precision Medicine and The Future of Vaccines

Historically, vaccines have been used to combat infectious diseases. Now, researchers are utilizing precision medicine to formulate vaccines that can be used for much more. Think: one flu vaccine for life, a vaccine to help combat opioid addiction or even someday, a vaccine for cancer.

Jun 15, 2022
The New Outlook for Autism Diagnosis

Autism is surprisingly common. 1 in 44 people are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but we’re still learning a lot about this condition. In this episode, Dr. Charles Nelson shares breakthroughs in diagnosing ASD in children as young as three months using EEGs. And later, Dr. April Levin and Dr. Carol Wilkinson will get into groundbreaking treatments that target early development of executive control functions.

Jun 07, 2022
Welcome to Breakthrough

Breakthrough is a podcast from Boston Children’s about the innovations that are revolutionizing the future of pediatrics and what that means for children and their families.

May 23, 2022