Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Some of the many research opportunities available in Medical Genetics are listed below. Select a study to review a brief description and requirements. Parents or guardians of children who might be eligible are encouraged to inquire about enrollment. Contact information is listed at the end of each study.
Thank you for exploring these opportunities and helping us to find cures and prevent childhood disease.
Research Contact Registry for Members of the Amish and Mennonite Communities
Dietary Therapy for Inherited Disorders of Energy Metabolism
Laboratory Study of Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenases
Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Migalastat Hydrochloride Monotherapy in Subjects with Fabry Disease
Study of the Safety and Efficacy of PRX-102 compared to Agalsidase Beta on Renal Function in Patients with Fabry Disease Previously Treated With Agalsidase Beta
Active Surveillance Taliglucerase Alfa Registry in Patients with Gaucher Disease
Use of Whole Exome and Genome Sequencing to Identify New Genetic Disorders
Use of Whole Exome Sequencing/Whole Genome Sequencing in the Plain Communities
Short-term Outcome of N-Carbamylglutamate in the Treatment of Acute Hyperammonemia
Long-term Registry of Patients with Hypophosphatasia
Inborn Errors of Metabolism Information System (IBEM-IS)
DTI as a Tool to Identify Infants with Krabbe Disease in Need of Urgent Treatment
The Natural History of Infantile Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy
Extension Study in Subjects with Long-Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders (LC-FAOD) Previously Enrolled in UX007 or Triheptanoin Studies
Investigation of the Common MELAS Mutation in the Northwestern Pennsylvania Amish Community: Mutation Frequency and Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention
Natural History Study of Children with Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
Biochemical and Immunologic Characterization of Methylsterol Oxidase Deficiency
Study of RTA 408 in the Treatment of Mitochondrial Myopathy (MOTOR)
Extension of Study HGT-HIT-045 Evaluating Long-Term Safety and Clinical Outcomes of Intrathecal Idursulfase-IT Administered in Conjunction with Intravenous Elaprase® in Pediatric Patients with Hunter Syndrome and Cognitive Impairment
Extension of Study HGT-HIT-094 Evaluating Long-Term Safety and Clinical Outcomes of Intrathecal Idursulfase Administered in Conjunction with Elaprase® in Patients with Hunter Syndrome and Cognitive Impairment
Morquio A Registry Study (MARS)
Mucopolysaccharidosis Type VI Clinical Surveillance Program
Longitudinal Investigation of Neurodegenerative Disorders in Children
Study in Adult Patients with Type I, III or IV Osteogenesis Imperfecta Treated With BPS804
Long-Term Extension of a Dose-Finding Study to Evaluate the Safety, Efficacy, and Tolerability of Multiple Subcutaneous Doses of rAvPAL-PEG in Subjects with Phenylketonuria (PAL-003)
PKUDOS - PKU Demographics, Outcomes, and Safety Registry
Burden of PAH Deficiency/PKU Among Adults: A Retrospective Chart Review and Cross-sectional Patient Survey
Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Subcutaneous Injections of BMN 165 Self Administered by Adults With Phenylketonuria
Prospective Observational Study of Patients with Primary Mitochondrial Disease
Extension Trial to Characterize the Long-Term Safety and Tolerability of Subcutaneous Elamipretide in Subjects with Genetically Confirmed Primary Mitochondrial Disease
Trial of Dichloroacetate in Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex Deficiency
Sjögren-Larsson Syndrome: A Longitudinal Study of Natural History, Clinical Variation, and Evaluation of Biochemical Markers
Long-Term Registry of Patients With Urea Cycle Disorders
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UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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