Pediatric Research

The Department of Pediatrics is a national and international leader in child health research. Our research program consistently ranks among the top three departments of pediatrics nationwide in NIH research funding. Our faculty are active leaders of research initiatives spanning the full range of basic and clinical investigations, ensuring that discoveries made in the laboratory will be translated into tomorrow’s cures.

Much of our research is organized into highly collaborative centers and institutes supported by state-of-the-art facilities that bring diverse expertise and perspectives to bear on challenging aspects of child health. Our faculty are also passionate teachers training students and fellows to become tomorrow’s research leaders.

Featured Publication

May 24, 2023

Publications icon"A median fin derived from the lateral plate mesoderm and the origin of paired fins." Published in Nature.

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Kristen NadeauKristen Nadeau, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical
and Translational Research
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Charles SagerstromCharles Sagerström, PhD
Vice Chair for
Basic Science Research
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