Clinical Research at Norton Children’s

Providing children with quality health care requires more than office visits and hospital stays. The specialist physicians with Norton Children’s, in partnership with the University of Louisville, are broadening knowledge of pediatric diseases, discovering new therapies and ultimately improving care.

Our pediatric specialists are pursing clinical and translational research that brings new treatments and improved therapies to children.

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Clinical Research

Our pediatric specialists conduct clinical pharmacology research and device research studies through the Pediatric Clinical Research Unit, with locations at Norton Children’s Hospital and the Novak Center for Children’s Health. These locations allow inpatients and outpatients to participate in trials, as well as provide education and training in research initiatives for the medical providers of tomorrow. Hundreds of children each year participate in studies right here at home.

If you are interested in research trials available, talk to your child’s physician about options.

Pediatric research is conducted in a multitude of areas. Inpatient clinical trial studies conducted at Norton Children’s Hospital:

  • Antibiotic studies
  • Cardiology studies
  • Critical care studies
  • Infectious diseases
  • Kidney studies
  • Neonatal intensive care studies

Outpatient clinical trial studies conducted at the Novak Center for Children’s Health:

  • Autism
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Multiple sclerosis

Research at Norton Children’s is made possible thanks to the generosity of donors who wish to support important advances in pediatric health. Make a donation now to support research or call (502) 629-8060 to learn more about how you can help.

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