Leading-Edge Clinical Research on Childhood and AYA Blood Cancers and Diseases
A significant mission of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Center and UH Seidman Cancer Center is to identify leading-edge discoveries about cancers and blood disorders and bring them quickly to the patient. Our transplant center is led by a nationally and internationally renowned team of specialists that is aggressively researching new treatments and cures.
Aggressive Research Improves Treatment
For almost every type of pediatric cancer, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute has an aggressive research component dedicated to improving outcomes and enhancing the quality of life for babies, children, teenagers and young adults.
Our skilled specialists are established members of The Children’s Oncology Group, the world’s largest childhood cancer research organization. The physicians also serve as senior advisors on clinical trials funded by the National Institutes of Health and members of national committees on solid tumors, leukemia and bone marrow transplantation.
Latest Clinical Research
Some of our latest clinical research includes:
- Working with University Hospitals Center for Human Genetics to research the predisposition and diagnosis of recurrent and secondary cancers
- Pursuing high-impact clinical and basic research, leading to innovative approaches to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pediatric cancer
- Working with the pharmaceutical industry and the federal government to identify and test new drugs, bringing new treatment options to children quickly
- Understanding what makes cancer cells start growing and finding new ways to control cell growth
- Translating pioneering therapies from the lab to the patient
For more information about the Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Center, call 877-390-4293.