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At Children’s, we focus on research and innovations that make a difference at the bedside. From improving day-to-day quality of life for children and teens, to developing new treatment approaches and adopting cutting-edge technologies, our research is completely focused on children and their families.

Children’s is engaged in many types of research, including investigator-initiated studies (led by a Children’s clinician) as well as externally sponsored multi-center trials, observational studies and registries.

Research studies are ongoing in all areas of the hospitals and clinics, but read more about diabetes and endocrine disorder research below.

  • “The Effect of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy on Body Mass Index in Adolescents with Severe Obesity: a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical Trial.” Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. April 2013.
  • “Cases of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Missed by Newborn Screening in Minnesota.” JAMA. June 2012.
  • “Exenatide as a Weight-Loss Therapy in Extreme Pediatric Obesity: a Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study.” Obesity. February 2012.

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