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Research at CHoR

Improving care for kids through innovative research

VCU Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU are not just caring for kids and families: We’re discovering new treatments, improving outcomes and researching innovative new ideas. Our studies are aimed at making new discoveries that improve the understanding and treatment of childhood diseases.

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Our research

Child's Health Research Institute

Our research institute is collaborative and multidisciplinary – spanning across all of our specialties. From discovering how to stem the rising tide of obesity to developing new aerosol treatments for cystic fibrosis, we’re finding new ways to improve the lives of kids in our community and beyond.

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Help us create healthier futures for children

At CHoR, we are actively conducting clinical trials to help cure childhood diseases. By participating in clinical trials, you are helping us advance health care for children. Learn more clinical trials or click here see our active clinical trials.

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Funding the Future

Funding the Future

We’re making great strides in discovering new treatments that will improve the lives of children in our community and beyond. We manage $16 million in grant funding, including federally funded, industry funded and investigator initiated research projects, and provide access to nearly 150 clinical trials. Our faculty published more than 250 articles and papers and received nearly $2.5 million in new grant funding in fiscal year 2018. These numbers continue to climb as our research vision and clinical teams grow.

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