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We make great strides every day on our mission of improving the health and well-being of children through state-of-the-art translational research. Here you can find the latest news and feature stories on the groundbreaking work of the Children’s Mercy Research Institute investigators and research teams, and how their discoveries and work are changing the future of pediatric medicine.  

Thanks to ground-breaking research at the Genomic Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy, new treatments provide hope to infants with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a rare cancer of the blood and bone marrow that has a very poor prognosis. Watch as baby Brisia joins just 49 other infants.

Our latest discoveries and stories

Andrea Bradley-Ewing smiling with illustrated beakers off to the left.

Why Research Matters

“Research matters because it helps lead to the development and implementation of interventions to enhance the physical, social, and emotional well-being of children, caregivers, and the community.”

Andrea Bradley Ewing, MPA, MA
Director, Community Engaged Research
Population Health
Children's Mercy Research Institute