Current Studies

Now Enrolling!

Please see some of our current studies below:

Childhood Obesity in Children 10 to less than 14 year olds

IRB #13.0334

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital is conducting a research study to evaluate the effect of an investigational product on childhood obesity. White and African American male and female subjects 10 to less than 14 years old who are overweight, obese or normal weight may be eligible. If a child qualifies to participate, he or she will receive the product or placebo and study related care at no cost. Compensation will be provided for time/travel.

For additional information, contact Trish Aponte by or at 629-5539 or 620-0000 (pager)

Treated or Untreated Hypertension in Children 6 to less than 18 years old

IRB# 14.1112

The Kosair Children’s Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (KCPCRU) is conducting a clinical trial looking at the safety and effectiveness of a potential new medicine to treat high blood pressure in children 6-<18 years of age.  Eligible participants may be currently treated or untreated for hypertension and will be closely followed by University of Louisville physicians throughout the study. Participants will be compensated for their time and travel. For more information please contact: Jackie Perry at 502-629-5123 or email at