History, Facts and Figures

Founded in 1883, Cincinnati Children’s encompasses basic, translational, clinical and quality research aimed at answering the questions behind childhood disease in an effort to improve child health.

Cincinnati Children’s has a rich history of innovative discoveries that have made significant impact worldwide. These discoveries include:

  • Sabin Oral Polio Vaccine
  • Heart-Lung Machine
  • Surfactant for Pre-Mature Infants
  • Rotavirus Vaccine - Rotarix™

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