Research at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin improves care for patients

Every year Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin conducts hundreds of research studies to help prevent and cure childhood diseases. The research also helps to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

At Children’s Hospital our focus is on translational research. This means taking findings from the lab and applying them to new therapies to benefit patients in our hospitals and clinics. The research in the lab directly impacts how kids are being treated for childhood …Click here to continue reading

Investing in pediatric research

I have the unique opportunity every day to see the work that is being done to improve the lives of children right here in Milwaukee.

Many people forget that kids are not small adults. The research that is done in the adult world cannot be directly applied to children. By investing in pediatric research, we hopefully can stop diseases in their tracks.

Research is found in almost every area of Children’s Hospital and Health System. Did …Click here to continue reading

Children’s research and you

The day after my daughter was born, we were asked to enroll her in a clinical study. She was perfect, just what the study needed: a healthy child to compare to children with illnesses.

Through my job, I know what is involved in clinical research. Each study has risks and benefits, and that’s what I needed to know about to make our decision. In our case, there was no likely benefit to my daughter, but there was the potential to bring benefit to any future siblings she may have. The risk was no more than a normal blood test, and my wife …Click here to continue reading