Leading Tomorrow's Research

At Texas Children’s, we are driven to make a difference in the lives of children. Our research expertise has resulted in breakthrough developments for a variety of pediatric health conditions. With more than 800 clinic trials currently ongoing, we are working to solve many others. Finding the right diagnosis for one child can help countless more. 

Breakthroughs are in our DNA

Together with our partner, Baylor College of Medicine, our research efforts push the boundaries of treatment protocols and potential cures for pediatric health conditions toward a better future for children.

$179M+ In annual external research funding

85 New disease genes discovered

800K+ Square feet of laboratory space

431 Active Clinical Trials

State-of-the-art Research Centers The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute

Duncan NRI is dedicated to solving pediatric and adult brain disorders and injuries. Home to more than 25 principal investigators and 200 scientists focused on leading-edge research, Duncan NRI’s discoveries in neuroscience could lead to therapies for many incurable conditions. 

Our Research

Areas of Research

Discover what challenging health problems our research teams are currently working to solve.

Find a Lab

Find out more about our core and investigator-led laboratories where we’re taking on a spectrum of challenges, from cancer and blood disorders to genetics to urology. 

Find a Clinical Trial

Find and join one of our active clinical trials. Here, the possibilities are endless.

Collaborative Research Partnerships

Researchers and physicians at Texas Children's Hospital are engaged in many national collaborative research partnerships. A few prominent ones are The Undiagnosed Diseases Network and The Southwest Pediatric Device Consortium.