About Us

The Clinical and Translational Research Program (CTRP), which launched in fall 2014, is led by Doff McElhinney, MD, and promises to promote a collaborative framework to support clinical research discoveries by the faculty, clinicians, and other members of the Betty Irene Moore Children's Heart Center.

The CTRP is designed to meet the evolving needs of the patient community and to act as the platform for the Betty Irene Moore Children’s Heart Center to assume a leading national and international role in advancing the field.

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What We Support

The CTRP aims to support all types of clinical research within the Betty Irene Moore Children’s Heart Center, regardless of funding source. We will work with you at any stage of the project, from planning and budget development, to grant preparation, to IRB and contract submission, to study execution. We are able to offer the most thorough and efficient support when we are involved from the earliest stages of project development.

Studies Supported