Our science serves the future.
When we say that our science serves the future, we mean that everything we do relates directly to our concern for children's health and development. That priority is expressed clearly in our research activities.
Home to four research units
The Kosair Children’s Hospital Research Institute (KCHRI) The KCHRI's research is focused in two major areas--sleep neurobiology and juvenile diabetes.
The Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (KCPCRU) The KCPCRU houses one of 13 Pediatric Pharmacology Research Units sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
The Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit The Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit focuses on phase II, III and IV trials of newly developed vaccines and drugs.
The Child Development Unit The Child Development Unit focuses on the interplay between environmental and child factors on the individual differences in children's developmental outcomes in a variety of populations. It is home to the internationally renowned Louisville Twin Study.