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Research

Life-saving discoveries and cures. New and better treatments. Healthier and happy kids. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute works hard to achieve all of this and more, advancing state-of-the-art pediatric health care through translational research programs.

We invite you to read our stories to learn about our latest research in cancer, heart care, diabetes and more.

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For families

  • Welcome! You and your children inspire and motivate our researchers every day. Together, we’ll work to develop cutting-edge treatments and improve the lives and health of children everywhere.

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  • Whether you’re looking to join Children’s Research Institute or collaborate with our talented staff, we invite you to explore our work in more depth. (Current institute investigators can find additional resources on the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin intranet.)

    • About Children’s Research Institute
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  • We’re proud of all that Children’s Research Institute has already accomplished and excited about what else we can achieve with your help. Together, we can find better treatments for children battling illnesses and diseases today and create a future where children may never have to struggle with these conditions at all.

    • About Children’s Research Institute
    • Explore our research stories
    • Learn about our research programs
    • Learn about our facility and resources
    • Download our 2011 annual report (PDF, 1 MB)
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Meet Dr. North and learn about research at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

An easier, more accurate way to predict transplant rejection

Predicting transplant rejection
Researchers in our Herma Heart Center have developed a new technique that could dramatically change the way doctors predict transplant rejection. Learn more.

Creating new tools to fight the toughest cancers

Outsmarting the toughest-to-treat cancers
Researchers in our MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders are creating new tools to fight the toughest cancers. Learn more.

Detecting and preventing juvenile diabetes

Detecting and preventing juvenile diabetes
Researchers in our Max McGee National Research Center for Juvenile Diabetes are working to detect — and ultimately prevent — this complex disease. Learn more.

Understanding the role of gut bacteria and disease

The role of gut bacteria and disease
Understanding the role of gut bacteria could be critical to treating inflammatory bowel diseases. Learn more.