Fostering excellence in care for patients with Kawasaki Disease (KD) and to support clinical, laboratory, and epidemiologic investigation into the etiology, pathophysiology, and natural history of the disease.

News

Scientists identify gene variants that predispose children to developing Kawasaki disease

Link: (Article published 2/9/17)

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UC San Diego Researcher to Study Most Effective Treatment for Kawasaki Disease

$2 million grant examines two therapies for treatment-resistant children

Link: (Article published 2/2/17)

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SAVE THE DATE

The 2017 KD Parent Symposium will be held on Sat, Sept 9, 2017 at UCSD

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2016 KD Parent Symposium

Thank you to all the KD families and friends who joined us in person or via live stream on October 29, 2016.

Videos of the presentations at the 2016 KD Symposium are available at the link below for those who were unable to attend in person (courtesy of Beth Avant and  the KD Foundation)

https://www.facebook.com/TheKDFoundation/

Agenda:Agenda-KD_Parent_Symposium_2016.pdf




 

 

About Us

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The Kawasaki Disease Research Center is a joint collaboration between the Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Family and Preventive Medicine and Sociology at UCSD, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. The Program was created to help foster excellence in care for patients with Kawasaki Disease (KD) and to support clinical, laboratory, and epidemiologic investigation into the etiology, pathophysiology, and natural history of the disease.

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Spotlight

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Publications​

Kawasaki Disease: Current Understanding of the Mechanism and Evidence-Based Treatment, 1st ed. 2017 Edition  (Information: KDbook_Saji2016_flyer.pdf )

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