CHOC Research Institute
At CHOC, we know that research saves lives. That’s why our Research Institute has more than 500 research studies in more than 30 specialties to provide your child with access to leading-edge treatments. Our scientists translate the latest advances in molecular profiling, including whole genome sequencing, to meet the individual needs of our patients at every stage of their young lives —from infancy through adolescence.
The Research Institute is committed to delivering comprehensive service, from pre-award assistance to post-award management. We make every effort to accommodate individual researcher's needs and schedules within the resources of our office, and we act as an advocate for the faculty and the university in the research process.
CHOC currently has two Institutional Review Boards
CHOC's Research Administration office is a valuable resource for the CHOC community, providing expertise and highly specialized service in the important area of research management.
Stories of Innovative Pediatric Research
Students involved in CHOC’s Research Institute were on winning teams with projects utilizing AI to improve patient outcomes.
The most common type of dwarfism, achondroplasia can now be treated with Voxzogo starting at birth, maximizing children’s growth potential.
The center becomes the first in the country to administer a commercial gene therapy infusion to treat Hemophilia A, the common disorder affecting males.
A CHOC expert explains the benefits of AI in pediatric healthcare and how it may affect the health of kids and teens.
A proud CHOC mom offers lessons learned from her family’s over 20 years of experience with autism spectrum disorder.
A CHOC research study discovers the injury risks and safety of mechanical bull riding for kids and encourages more safety precautions.