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At Boston Children’s Hospital, our care is informed by our research, and our discoveries in the laboratory strengthen the care we provide at each child's bedside. Boston Children’s scientific research program is one of the largest and most active of any pediatric hospital in the world. In particular, our neurology and neurosurgery researchers are yielding crucial insights into the causes and development of brain disorders, paving they way for the promising new treatments.
Learn more about ongoing research efforts in Boston Children's Neurobiology Program.
Among our current research projects with promise for treating Moyamoya disease and pediatric stroke are:
Learn how you can support Moyamoya disease research at Boston Children’s.
Boston Children’s is known for pioneering some of the most effective diagnostic tools, therapies and preventive approaches in neurosurgery. A significant part of our success comes from our commitment to research—and to advancing the frontiers of pediatric health care by conducting clinical trials.
Boston Children’s coordinates hundreds of clinical trials at any given time. Clinical trials are studies that may involve:
Boston Children’s is involved in several multi-site clinical trials and studies focusing on pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, in particular. 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:
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.
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.”