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At Children’s Hospital Boston, our care is informed by our research, and our discoveries in the laboratory strengthen the care we provide at each child's bedside. Children’s scientific research program is one of the largest and most active of any pediatric hospital in the world. In particular, our cardiovascular and cardiac surgery researchers are discovering insights into the causes and development of heart defects and disorders; paving ground for the promising new treatments and interventions; and offering ideas and discoveries that could lead to better treatments and cures. The Thyroid Program at Children’s Hospital is involved in numerous research activities that focus on thyroid disease in children, designed to better understand the causes of these disorders and how to best treat them. Among our current research projects are studies of:
Learn more about our ongoing research efforts.
Children’s is known worldwide for pioneering some of the most effective diagnostic tools, therapies and preventive approaches in pediatric medicine. A significant part of our success comes from our commitment to research—and to advancing the frontiers of health care by conducting clinical trials.
Children’s coordinates hundreds of clinical trials at any given time. Clinical trials are studies that may involve:
We are involved in several multi-site clinical trials and studies focusing on endocrinological disorders in childhood. While children must meet strict criteria in order to be eligible for a clinical trial, your child may be a candidate for participation in a study. Before considering this option, you should be sure to:
Taking part in a clinical trial at 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 any medical study at any time.
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Search the National Institute of Health’s list of clinical trials taking place around the world.
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.”