About CRI

Children’s Research Institute conducts and promotes translational and clinical medical research and education programs that lead to improved understanding, prevention, treatment, and care of childhood diseases.

Education

The Office of Medical Education is responsible for providing an organized education program for residents and fellows to ensure safe and appropriate care for patients.

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The Clinical Translational Science Institute fosters broad collaborative innovation that improves child, family, and community health.

Our Centers and Institutes

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Cancer & Immunology Research

Developing the best and most compassionate care for children with cancer, infectious diseases, and immune system disorders.

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Genetic Medicine Research

We strive to transform children’s health through genome-enabled research, pre-clinical studies of experimental therapeutics, and clinical trials. We use this knowledge to restore health and prevent illness in childhood and throughout life.

Neuroscience

Neuroscience Research

Our vision is to understand the development of the central nervous system and the cellular, molecular, synaptic, and network mechanisms of brain dysfunction to prevent or treat neurological, developmental, and behavioral disorders of childhood.

Translational Science Research

Translational Science

We work to improve the prevention and treatment of childhood diseases through scientific discoveries into preventative and therapeutic applications that address disease processes and disease-related issues.

Research Funding by Sponsor

Research Funding by Sponsor

Services and Support

Children’s Research Institute provides a centralized administrative infrastructure to support the research community and to ensure compliance with federal, local, and private sponsor regulations as well as terms and conditions.

Latest News

Children’s National part of pediatric cancer research collective awarded millions by NIH

Children’s National Health System is a member of a public-private research collective that was awarded up to $14.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to launch a data resource center for cancer researchers around the world in order to accelerate the discovery of novel treatments for childhood tumors. Contingent on available funds, five years of funding will be provided by the NIH Common Fund Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program, named after Gabriella Miller, a 10-year-old child treated at Children’s National.