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

2017 KD Parent Symposium

Thank you to all who attended the  2017 KD Parent Symposium last month and to the KD Foundation for sponsoring the event. Videos of the presentations are available via the "Videos" link on the KD Foundation's Facebook page:

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

(Video recording courtesy of Ms. Beth Avant)

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

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