Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations

Research That Leads to Innovation

Physicians and researchers at Cincinnati Children’s are dedicated to scientific and clinical research involving hemangiomas, rare vascular tumors, and vascular malformations. Breakthroughs in the laboratory and in clinical research studies will help the medical community better understand these conditions, develop new treatments, and improve the quality of life for patients.

Laboratory research at Cincinnati Children’s provides the foundation for innovative treatments. Current areas of focus include:

  • Learning more about venous malformation (VM):
  • Generating a model of GNAQ-related Vascular Anomalies
  • Lymphatic anomalies
  • Biomarkers for vascular anomalies

Opportunities for Research Participation

Physicians and researchers at Cincinnati Children’s offer clinical research studies for patients with hemangiomas, other rare vascular tumors and vascular malformations.

Find a clinical study specific to hemangioma and vascular malformations.

Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology

The Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology is committed to hematology, cancer and gene therapy research and strives to understand the biology of blood cell formation and function and to dissect cancer etiology and pathology.

Experimental Hematology and and Cancer Biology Research

Developmental Biology

Scientists in the Division of Developmental Biology at Cincinnati Children’s are focused on uncovering the basis of human birth defects so they can be prevented or corrected. Developmental Biology Research

Pulmonary Biology

The Division of Pulmonary Biology is part of the Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology and a partner in the Perinatal Institute, working closely with the divisions of Neonatology and Perinatal Biology. Pulmonary Biology Research