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Research and Clinical Studies

Discovering new and better treatments in pediatric neurology.

Children’s Hospital’s Brain Care Institute is at the frontier of medical research and clinical studies. The Division of Child Neurology receives more than $1 million in federal corporate and foundation research funding each year. Research projects and clinical trials in the area of neuromuscular disease include:

  • A clinical evaluator reliability study at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • A longitudinal study of the relationship between impairment, activity limitation, participation, and quality of life in people with confirmed Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • A clinical trial of coenzyme Q10 and lisinopril in muscular dystrophies
  • Cardiac outcomes measures in children with muscular dystrophy
Last Update
May 14, 2012
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Last Update
May 14, 2012