To be a pioneer in the advancement of pediatric medicine through clinical research
To improve the lives of children by advancing evidence-based knowledge in pediatric care
Coastal Children's is a leader in clinical research that is improving outcomes in the tiniest patients. We are constantly striving to push the scientific boundaries to achieve success and contribute to significant improvements in care for neonates and children with chronic illnesses.
A key element to the success of the CCS research department is our deeply ingrained culture of collaboration. Our partnership with New Hanover Regional Medical Center makes it possible to create innovative strategies that will improve the overall health of these tiny, fragile patients.
Coastal Children's Services partners with business, industry, public and private organizations and other academic institutions to accelerate our mission of improving pediatric health. These alliances are vital to our success and help to grow our research program.
Northshore University HealthSystem Research Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Pediatric Clinical Trials Network
Funding Source: NIH
Furosemide: Safety and Efficacy Drug Study
SCAMP: Antibiotic Safety Study
Caffeine (Retrospective Chart Review) : Safety and Efficacy Drug Study
Draeger: High Frequency Ventilator Study
Funding Source: Draeger
Merck: Type 2 Diabetes Drug Study
Funding Source: Merck
Aerosurf 1401: Lucinactant for inhalation Study
Funding Source: Wind Tree Therapeutics, INC
Mead Johnson: Economic Study comparing growth of infants receiving liquid vs. powdered human milk fortifier
Funding Source: Meade Johnson