Research & Innovation
At Children’s Hospital Boston, we’re known for our science-driven approach and our intense culture of innovation—a philosophy that pushes the boundaries of pediatric care. We’re often ranked as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the United States.
Our Division of Endocrinology operates one of the nation's most extensive research programs focused on pediatric endocrine disorders. With more than 50 basic science and clinical researchers, we are attempting to unravel the genetic and biochemical underpinnings of the endocrine system.
Over the past few decades, Children's researchers have learned a lot about how the pituitary gland itself develops, which, in turn, aids general understanding of how to better treat hormone deficiencies. Our knowledge about hypopituitarism is constantly evolving. Read more about our endocrinology research.
|Children’s Clinical and Translational Study Unit|
|Read about a day in the life in our Clinical and Translational Study Unit. LINK: http://www.childrenshospital.org/vector/vector_fall09/researchcentral.html.|
|What’s it like to be a medical research subject?|