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We make great strides every day on our mission of improving the health and wellbeing 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.