Broken Femur (Thigh Bone) Pediatric Research and Innovation

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Research & Innovation

For more than a century, orthopedic surgeons and investigators at Boston Children's Hospital have played a vital role in the field of musculoskeletal research, pioneering treatment approaches and major advances in the care and treatment of ailments such as scoliosis, polio, tuberculosis, hip dysplasia and traumas to the hand and upper extremities.

Our pioneering research helps answer the most pressing questions in pediatric orthopedics today—providing children with the most innovative care available.

Orthopedic basic science laboratories

Working in our labs are some of the leading musculoskeletal researchers in the nation. These labs include:

•   Orthopedic basic science research
•   Center for the study of genetic skeletal disorders
•   Sports Medicine research laboratory
•   Bone cell biology laboratory
•   Matthew Harris laboratory

Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337

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