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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

KD Newsletter, Summer 2021 edition

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KD and COVID-19 update from Dr. Jane C. Burns (12/21/2020)

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2020 KD Parent Symposium

Thank you to all who attended the 2020 KD Parent Symposium Webinar on Oct 17, 2020 and to the KD Foundation for sponsoring the event.  

If you were unable to join the live webinar, you may view the recording by clicking on the link below (duration: 3 hours).

You may view the KD symposium videos from previous years by clicking on the link below (video recordings courtesy of Beth Avant)

KD Symposium videos 

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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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What is a Z-score?  Handout for parents:   English    Spanish


 




 

 

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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