Latest News

New Publication (2016)

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


Newly published article

Infliximab for intensification of primary therapy for Kawasaki disease: a phase 3 randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Possible cause of Kawasaki disease found

More information about possible cause and source of Kawasaki disease found, and published by the press release from UCSD.

2018 Kawasaki Disease Parent Symposium

The KD Research Center at UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital San Diego will be hosting the 2018 Kawasaki Disease Parent Symposium. We invite you to join us and hear about the latest research advances in Kawasaki Disease, to meet our Adult KD Team, and learn the results of the clinical trial in which many of your children participated. Free babysitting and games for the children will be provided so that parents can focus on the presentations. The event and parking is free but we need you to register in advance. Register Here:

EVENT:  2018 Kawasaki Disease Parent Symposium
DATE:     Saturday, September 29, 2018
TIME:      9am - 12pm
PLACE:  Telemedicine Building Auditorium at UC San Diego
                 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093