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Dedicated Research for a Diverse Community

advancing pediatric care through research & clinical trials


Maimonides Children's Hospital is committed to advancing pediatric care through research and clinical trials.

Physicians, faculty, residents, fellows and nurses conduct studies with the goal of understanding all aspects of pediatric diagnosis and treatment. These studies include the evaluation of drug efficacy, devices, procedures and diagnostic tests.

We also assess various approaches to improving the quality and cost efficiency of pediatric care. Our research subsidies include industry funded clinical trials and federally funded National Institute of Health studies. The Maimonides Research and Development Foundation offers the initial finances required for preliminary data gathering, in order to support and propel future funding opportunities.  

The Maimonides Children's Hospital has the rare opportunity to care for a culturally diverse community. Brooklyn is home to 2.8 million people, nearly half of whom were born in a foreign country. Different ethnicities are predisposed to particular health conditions and our research can assist in providing improved care. understanding and treatment of ailments which affect children and their families. Current research includes studies in childhood obesity, child abuse, kidney and brain diseases, birth outcomes, gastrointestinal ailments, and studies in hematology, endocrinology, pediatric cardiology, nephrology, neurology and pulmonary medicine.