Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s main campus is located at 282 Washington Street in Hartford, Connecticut.

Our Research

The Connecticut Children’s Research Institute (CCRI) is advancing life-saving, innovative treatment models utilizing the research expertise and clinical experience of our physicians, researchers, and faculty. From inflammation biology and regenerative medicine research at our Center for Basic & Translational Research and behavioral health studies at our Center for Population Health & Outcomes, to rare disease research and gastrointestinal disorders at our Center for Clinical Research, Connecticut Children’s researchers are at the forefront of the future of healthcare. Through our commitment to high-quality care and scientific research, we provide every child with an opportunity to grow and thrive.


Center for Basic & Translational Research

The Center for Basic & Translational Research promotes research that combines basic science with clinical expertise to facilitate next-generation treatments for pediatric diseases and disorders.

Center for Population Health & Outcomes

The Center for Population Health and Outcomes Research aims to advance the understanding of population health through research, education, interventions, policy, and community partnerships.

Center for Clinical Research

Center for Clinical Research is pursuing breakthrough studies through groundbreaking clinical trials to improve care for infants, children, and adolescents with acute and chronic medical conditions.

Core Services & Administration

Connecticut Children’s Research Institute is supported by an incredible team of administrators and research staff through our Clinical Trials Core, Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), Office for Sponsored Programs (OSP), and Research Operations & Development as well as other programs.


Frequently Asked Questions

Many of Connecticut Children’s clinical divisions are committed to discovery through research. Learn more about research taking place in these Departments & Divisions.

Connecticut Children’s provides internship opportunities for high school, undergraduate, graduate, medical and post-doctoral students who have a research interest. Learn more about educational opportunities.

New Startling Numbers Show Impact Of COVID-19 Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome In Children Connecticut Children’s Intensive Care Physicians Warn “Hot Spot” States of Spike in New Cases in Newly Published New England Journal of Medicine Study

Connecticut Children’s physicians recently co-authored an important study about a newly described inflammatory syndrome appearing in children across the nation 2-4 weeks after a COVID-19 infection or exposure. The syndrome has since been named multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children or MIS-C. There is now concern the number of these cases may rise given the latest spikes in infection rates in states in across the country. Learn More >

World’s First Gene Therapy Clinical Trial for Glycogen Storage Disease Approved by FDA

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the world’s first gene therapy clinical trial for Glycogen Storage Disease (GSD). This ground breaking clinical trial focusing on GSD Type Ia will be hosted by the GSD Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and UConn Health under the direction of leading pediatric endocrinologist and scientist David Weinstein, MD, MMSc. Learn More >

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Now One Step Closer Toward Finding a Cure for IBD Thanks to a Seven-Figure Gift to Create First Endowed Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Thanks to an extraordinarily generous seven-figure gift from the Mandell-Braunstein family, the Center for Digestive Diseases at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has established The Mandell-Braunstein Family Endowed Chair for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The gift will allow the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Connecticut Children’s to expand both its research and clinical treatment efforts, which have already earned the Gastroenterology Division a designation as one of the best in the nation from U.S. News and World Report. Learn More >

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