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Children's National Research Institute

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

Research Services and Support

Children’s National Research Institute provides a centralized administrative infrastructure to support the research community, a Faculty Affairs team that supports providers throughout the organization and core facilities that allow for scientific collaboration.

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Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Children's are launching a new chapter in research and innovation. This facility is critical to accelerating potential discoveries into new treatments.

Our Centers and Institutes

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Cancer and Immunology Research

We drive groundbreaking basic and clinical research to benefit children with cancer, infection and immune-related 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.

Infant and pediatric gastroenterology specialist, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. John Snyder is Division Chief.

Translational Research

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.

CTSI Research

Clinical and Translational Science Institute

The CTSI-CN is a partnership between Children’s National Hospital and The George Washington University that offers unique resources in translating discovery to improved health.

Latest News

Children’s National Hospital welcomes Muller Fabbri, M.D., Ph.D., expert in microRNAs in cancer biology, as associate director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research

Children’s National Hospital is pleased to announce it has selected Muller Fabbri, M.D., Ph.D., as associate director for the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at the Children’s National Research Institute. In this role, he will build and lead the Cancer Biology Program while developing and conducting basic and translational research. Dr. Fabbri will also develop multidisciplinary research projects with various clinical divisions, including oncology, blood and marrow transplantation, pathology and hematology.