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.

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2018 Kawasaki Disease Parent Symposium

The KD Research Center at UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital San Diego will be hosting the 2018 KD Parent Symposium. We invite you to join us to learn about the latest news about Kawasaki Disease.

DATE: Saturday, Sept 29, 2018

TIME: 9am - 12pm

PLACE: Medical Education & Telemedicine Building, UCSD

The event and parking are free but we need you to register in advance at: www.kdparentsymposium.eventbrite.com

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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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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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