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Molecular Pathogenesis and Experimental Therapeutics

In Molecular Pathogenesis and Experimental Therapeutics, the focus is on defining pathways involved in pathobiology and evaluating “druggable targets” within those pathways to attenuate disease expression.

Hepatorenal Fibrocystic Disease Core Center

The Hepatorenal Fibrocystic Disease (HFRD) Translational Core Center was founded in 2005 by Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D., during her tenure at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and funded through an National Institutes of Health P30 mechanism. Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) and other hepatorenal fibrocystic diseases are relatively rare recessive disorders, but constitute an important set of childhood nephropathies.

Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Research Program

Children’s National is one of only four sites nationwide that are part of the Eunice Shriver Kennedy National Institute of Child Health and Development funded Research Centers in Pediatric Developmental Pharmacology.