Research

 

Our research is conducted with the goal of improving the lives of children by preventing and curing childhood diseases and conditions and through participation in the development of new therapeutic modalities and medications. We know that you share in our dedication to children and we hope that you will take the opportunity to read about our ongoing efforts to continue to improve the health and well being of the children that we care for.

 

 

Allergy & Immunology Research

We strive, through our clinical trials research, to bring new treatment options to our pediatric and adult patients. We are focused on medical advancements for
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Blood Bank

We continue our research efforts in the area of cord blood research, working to make transplants more effective and more available to patients suffering from
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Cardiology Research

We have an active research program as well as representation at the pediatric study section of the National Institute of Health (NIH). Ongoing projects include
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Critical Care Research

The critical care team at CHOC Children’s Hospital is engaged in several large national multi-center clinical research studies across a wide spectrum of diseases. These
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Endocrinology Research

Our research efforts are focused on three major areas:   Type I Diabetes Clinical trials include the NIH sponsored Diabetes Prevention Trial Type I, and
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Gastroenterology Research

Our GI Division is interested in clinical studies for treatment of GERD, IBD and pseudo-obstruction. We have recently been involved in studies related to irritable
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Hematology Research

We focus our research on the primary areas of inherited thrombosis, factor deficiencies, bleeding and clotting deficiencies and autoimmune diseases.   We participate in the
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Infectious Disease Research

We serve as principal investigators for clinical trials in Phases I, II, III and IV, with primary focus on trials in Phases III and IV,
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Metabolic Disorders Research


Neonatology Research

Access to the Latest Clinical Research CHOC Children’s Specialists Neonatology physicians participate in multi-center studies to assess the potential efficacy of new treatments, giving patients
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Nephrology Research

CHOC Children’s Specialists Nephrology physicians serve as principal investigators for several clinical research studies, providing patients with access to the newest treatment options available.  
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Neurology Research

Our Neurology Division is primarily interested in research for treatment of patients with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. We were also recently awarded two studies
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Oncology Research

In addition to being an active member of COG, the Children’s Oncology Group, which develops and maintains nationally recognized state-of-the-art research studies for the array
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Ophthalmology Research


Otolaryngology Research

Grants   Early Diagnosis of Subglottic Stenosis and Edema in Neonates Using Optical Coherence Tomography   An NIH/NHLBI RO1 five year grant (HL-103764) with a
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Pediatric Surgery Research

Dr. Mustafa Kabeer   Dr. Kabeer is dedicated to investigating new and innovative ways to treat patients. Over the last ten years, he has been
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Pulmonology Research

Our Pulmonary Team has been actively involved in clinical trials of new therapies for cystic fibrosis, including Inhaled Tobramycin (TOBI), recombinant human DNase (Pulmozyme) and
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Rheumatology Research

The Rheumatology Division is involved in both basic and clinical research. As part of the Research Institute at CHOC, the Division is involved in the
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