Research

Research at Texas Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in the United States, is conducted primarily at four facilities: Feigin Center, the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI), Children’s Research Center (CRC) and the Children’s Nutrition Research Center (CNRC). Texas Children’s is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and is its primary pediatric clinical training site. 
 
Research at Texas Children’s Hospital, spans more than 800 active clinical trials, over 800,000 square feet of laboratory space, and one of the largest and most diverse pediatric patient populations in the country.
 
With funding of more than $115 million annually, over 120 Texas Children's and Baylor College of Medicine principal investigators are conducting over 1,000 clinical, basic science, and translational research projects at any given moment.The hospital has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of a variety of pediatric health conditions.
 
Research at Texas Children's is conducted in four major centers -
  • The Feigin Center 
    Houses most of the research labs engaged in basic and clinical pediatrics research.
     
  • The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital (NRI) 
    A one-of-a-kind basic research institutes devoted to understanding neurological diseases.
     
  • The Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) 
    A unique cooperative venture between Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine and the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service.
     
  • The Clinical Research Center (CRC) 
    Provides a clinical research infrastructure for investigators who want to conduct patient-oriented clinical research at Texas Children’s Hospital.