Congenital Rubella Pediatric Research and Clinical Trials

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Research in Children’s Hospital Boston’s Division of Infectious Diseases includes both basic investigation and clinical research.

Our research has the broad objective of learning more about how diseases develop and spread as well as how the body uses its defenses to fight back. 

Investigators target viruses, bacteria and fungi that cause disease in community-wide infections in the United States, in infections of children with compromised immune systems and in global public health.

Read more about these ongoing research studies.

Community-based care for newborns

The Community Newborn Medicine Program at Children's cares for ill and convalescent newborns in a family centered, community setting. Our community-based Newborn Medicine faculty provide advanced newborn therapies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) and in Special Care Nurseries (SCN) in several suburban medical centers that are affiliated with Children's.

The affiliated nursery programs include:




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