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Clinical Trials

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Clinical trials help us learn more about new medications before they are available to the public and results of the studies provide information about the safety and effectiveness of the medications being tested.

Patients who participate in clinical trials help make new drugs possible. There is no guarantee that the study drug will benefit patients, but information learned may benefit children in the future. CHKD helps bring new medications to market through clinical trials. Our specialists and physicians are currently conducting research studies in the following areas:

If your child is seeing a specialist in one of these practices and you are interested in helping us learn more about investigational drugs for children, please email Chris Buescher with the EVMS Pediatric Clinical Research Unit.

(757) 668-6416

Our Trials

Infectious Diseases and Pulmonology

Our physicians are currently conducting research studies of:

  • Genotype-specific
  • Common CF-related infections

To learn more: email or call: 


Endocrinology

Our physicians are currently conducting research studies in the following areas:

  • Growth hormone

To learn more, email or call:


Gastroenterology

Our physicians are currently conducting research studies in the following areas:

  • Bowel prep (preparatory to colonoscopy)
  • UC ulcerative colitis/Crohn’s Disease registry

To learn more, email or call:


Medical Genetics

Our physicians work to learn more about rare genetic conditions, and how to treat them and are currently conducting research studies in the following areas:

  • Coffin-Siris
  • Lysosomal storage diseases (Fabry, Gaucher, Hunter Syndrome, Morquio, MPS VI, Pompe)
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Urea cycle disorder

To learn more, email or call:


Neurology

Our physicians are currently conducting research studies in the following areas:

  • ADHD
  • Muscular Dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases
  • Epilepsy

To learn more, email or call:

Terrie Conklin (757) 668-9356

 Erika Paradiso (757) 668-7732