Researchers investigate the perception of gender from children’s voices

The perception of gender in children’s voices is of special interest to researchers, because voices of young boys and girls are very similar before the age of puberty. Adult male…

Researchers receive $1.47 million NIH grant to study COVID-19 safety measures in schools

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many children have returned to school in-person this year for the first time in 18 months. The instruction may be the same, but the classrooms…

Researchers develop a new test to more easily diagnose medulloblastoma

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and BC Cancer, in partnership with BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR), have developed a new test to more easily diagnose medulloblastoma,…

Researchers report long-lasting effects of gene therapy in children with deadly immune disorder

Over a decade ago, UCLA physician-scientists began using a pioneering gene therapy they developed to treat children born with a rare and deadly immune system disorder. They now report that…

UC San Diego researchers receive NIH award to expand the study of developing brains

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at University of California San Diego approximately $30 million over five years to expand and deepen longitudinal studies of the developing…

U-M researchers create injury prevention online course for children and teens

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the hand of many. Schools, universities, businesses – nearly every organization that provides any form of in-person education either began offering or enhanced their online programming.…

Researchers launch new study of COVID-19 vaccination schedules in 12-to-16-year-olds

Researchers running the University of Oxford-led Com-COV programme have launched a new study of COVID-19 vaccination schedules in young people aged 12 to 16. Backed through funding from the Vaccines…

UCI researchers receive over $2.5 million NIH funding to improve interviewing of young witnesses

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has awarded more than $2.5 million to University of California, Irvine researchers seeking to elicit from children more accurate information about…

Researchers receive $3.5 million to gain insight into brain and cranium development in children

With prevalence of developmental disorders on the rise, the need to understand brain development has never been more critical. Development of the brain is strongly influenced by the cranium, but…

Researchers find potential cure for a previously unknown childhood genetic condition

Describing a previously unknown genetic condition that affects children, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine say they also found…