Funding by the National Lung and Blood Institute, Picture of a Child in a Hospital

Research in Children

Picture of a stethoscope.Clinical research is an exciting area of medicine that investigates whether or not a drug, device or procedure is safe and effective at treating a disease or disorder.

Clinical research in children is especially important as scientists try and find new and innovative ways to treating childhood disease.  The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has created an informational website about clinical research in children.



Two little girls dressed as doctors.



(In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the information in this site is available in alternate formats upon request.)