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The Motility Research and Treatment Discovery Fund in honor of Annabel will support Dr. Sam Nurko’s most urgent priorities in research, patient care and physician training.
The Motility and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Center at Boston Children's performs groundbreaking research studies in a number of areas related to motility.
We are one of the few centers in the country with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. These include therapeutic trials for the treatment of different gastrointestinal diseases, such as intractable constipation, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), intractable abdominal pain and validation of advanced techniques to study motility.
Our researchers are working daily to answer pressing questions about GI motility and related disorders. Ongoing research includes:
For more information on motility research, call the research coordinator at 617-355-5998 or visit our research website.
Boston Children’s Hospital conducts hundreds of clinical trials at any given time. While children must meet strict criteria in order to be eligible for a clinical trial, your child may be eligible to take part in a study. Before considering this option, you should be sure to:
If your physician recommends that your child participate in a clinical trial, you can feel confident that the plan detailed for that study represents the best and most innovative care. Taking part in a clinical trial at Boston Children’s is entirely voluntary. Our team will be sure to fully address any questions you may have, and you may remove your child from the medical study at any time.
To find a Boston Children’s Hospital clinical trial, visit clinicaltrials.gov and search for “Boston Children’s Hospital” and your child’s condition.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”