Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical Studies

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical StudiesResearchers at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC have numerous clinical studies underway in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

To help you locate a study relevant to your interests, we have organized them below.

Simply select a category and then browse the studies within the category to review 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.

Clinical Studies


Childhood Obesity and Exercise Study – RCT:RCT

Resistance and Cardiorespiratory Time-matched Exercise in Youth: A Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT: RCT) Read more

Children's Hospital Diabetes Research Center Registry

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Eli Lilly Growth Study Program

The Genetics and NeuroEndocrinology of Short Stature International Study (GeNeSIS) Consent For Data Collection: Core Program Read more

Diabetes Vaccine Study

Autologous Dendritic Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Suppression: A Safety Study Read more

Genentech Growth Study Program

Genentech National Cooperative Growth Study Surveillance Program for Nutropin, Nutropin AQ and Protropin Read more

PCOS: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Justifying Underlying Motivation in Adolescents: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Read more

Norditropin® National Registry

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Pfizer Growth Study Program

KIGS: Pfizer International Growth Study for Genotropin® Read more

RISE Pediatric Medication Study – Phase III

The Restoring Insulin Secretion Study: RISE Pediatric Medication Study Read more

Search for a Cause of Diabetes

Etiology and Epidemiology of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Read more


TEDDY Study - The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young Read more

TrialNet - Abatacept Drug Study

Effects of CTLA-4 Ig on The Progression of Type 1 Diabetes in New Onset Subjects Read more

TrialNet - Family Screening Study for Type 1 Diabetes

Screening and the Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes Read more

TrialNet - GAD - Alum Drug Study

Effects of GAD-Alum on the Progression of Type 1 Diabetes in New Onset Subjects Read more

TrialNet - Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes

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TrialNet - Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes

Oral Insulin for Prevention of Diabetes in Relatives at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Read more

TrialNet - Type 1 Diabetes and Rituximab

The Effect of Rituximab on the Progression of Type 1 Diabetes Read more

TRIGR: Type 1 Diabetes Study

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TODAY Genetics Study

Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth – Genetics Study Read more


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Radhika Muzumdar, MD

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Silva Arslanian, MD

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Dorothy Becker, MD

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Oscar Escobar, MD

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Kara Hughan, MD

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Ingrid De Gordon, MD, PhD

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Selma Witchel, MD

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