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For Families and Patients

As an international leader in pediatric research, Nationwide Children’s is actively involved in more than 1000 clinical research projects to transform health. Our scientists at The Research Institute are dedicated to bringing research discoveries from the lab to the patient’s bedside. And our clinical researchers are committed to treating each family as a priority, providing them with the respect, attention and care that they deserve. From simply collecting information about a disease, to investigating potential new treatments or procedures, clinical research helps us learn more about health and helps us find better ways to prevent and treat disease and illness.

Clinical Trials

Our scientists are transforming health in major ways. Currently, Nationwide Children’s is actively involved in more than 1000 clinical research projects, ranging from small studies that are designed to simply collect information about a disease, to those that investigate the potential new treatments or procedures that are at the forefront of clinical innovation and discovery. 

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ResearchMatch is a not-for-profit effort that brings together researchers and people who are willing to learn more about research studies via a secure and convenient online web portal. It is a free and secure registry that has been developed by major academic institutions across the country who want to involve you in the mission of helping today’s studies make a real difference for everyone’s health in the future.

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700 Children's Blog

700 Children’s features health care information from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. (Many of them are parents, too, and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience.) Our goal is for 700 Children’s to provide all the latest news related to caring for your child. You’ll learn from our researchers about how their work is leading to the discovery of lifesaving treatments and cures.

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Columbus Dispatch Commentary

Columbus Dispatch Commentary from John Barnard, MD, President of The Research Institute: Questions Must Be Asked to Reduce Suicide Risk (May 2017).

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