The Office for Clinical and Translational Research at Cincinnati Children’s offers these helpful websites for more information.
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What kind of research studies do we do?
CISCRP's "Search Clinical Trials" Service
A public service, which conducts a search for clinical trials on someone’s behalf, checking multiple websites and clinical trial registries. The results are printed out, the important information is highlighted and the customized packet of information is mailed to the individual. Phone: 1-877- MED HERO
Resources to help you make an informed decision about your child’s participation. Phone: 1-877-MED HERO
A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.
Clinical study information and listing service. Includes pediatric and neonatal studies. Phone: 1-866-219-3440
University of Cincinnati Medical Center Clinical Trials
Children and Clinical Studies
Children’s Assent to Clinical Trial Participation
Should Your Child Be in a Clinical Trial?
National Cancer Institute
Search NCI’s list of 6,000-plus clinical studies that now accept participants. Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases. Phone: 1-866-284-4107
Disease Specific Resources
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
American Cancer Society
Information in both English and Spanish. Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345
Information in both English and Spanish. Phone: 1-800-283-7800
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