Finding a Cure for Kawasaki Disease

Part of the Kawasaki Kids Foundation’s mission is to find a cure for Kawasaki Disease. Every year a portion of funds raised by Kawasaki Kids Foundation are donated to the Children’s Hospital Colorado for ongoing research. Kawasaki Disease is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the developed world. Despite available treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin and aspirin, …

Kawasaki Kids Medical Corner by Dr. Pei-Ni Jone

Hi Everyone! We are introducing the medical corner of the Kawasaki Kids Foundation. Below are several of the research areas that we are currently working on at the Children’s Hospital Colorado: 1)Atrovastatin trial (statin) – this is a multi-center study to determine the best dose of atorvastatin in young children with acute Kawasaki Disease. We will then do a second …