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THE PROBLEMS FACING CHILDREN AND RESEARCH

Most research is done on adults, and children are excluded from studies

Research takes too long and is too expensive

There’s not enough research to decide which treatment is best for a child

AND HOW WE WORK TO SOLVE THEM

Collaboration

Pediatric health systems across the country work together to do research in PEDSnet

Big Health Data

We create large health care data sets using electronic health records and other clinical data for children

Impact

We conduct research to provide useful information to inform patients' and clinicians' decisions

Recently Funded Research

Key Facts

$79,871,271
grant dollars

PEDSnet has received 92 grants and contracts from PCORI, NIH, FDA, CDC, MDIC/NESTcc, AHRQ, Foundations, and Industry.

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Published studies

Each publication increases the dissemination of credible and innovative research generated within the network, and advances the PEDSnet mission to improve the quality of care by applying relevant new knowledge generated through research.

PEDSnet includes a team of pediatric data scientists, clinical informaticians, and applied clinical research methodologists who collaborate with investigators and sponsors to translate their research questions into new pediatric evidence.

Learn more about PEDSnet Research

PEDSnet is a proud partner of PCORnet, a national patient-centered clinical research network.