Over the years, our researchers have made significant advancements in genetics and genomics, imaging technologies, less invasive surgical techniques and an abundance of treatment options that are changing the way pediatric care is delivered.

Research Labs

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  • Allan Goldstein Lab

    Allan Goldstein, MD

    My laboratory is interested in the development of the enteric nervous system (ENS), a complex neuronal network whose principal function is to maintain normal intestinal motility.

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  • Cellular Therapy and Neural Regeneration for Intestinal Neuropathies

    Jaime Belkind-Gerson, MD

    Our overall goal is to continue to characterize neural stem cells and to study their role in ENS regeneration in health and response to disease, as well as using the NSCs as possible cell-therapy for various forms of intestinal neuropathy including Hirschsprung’s disease.

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  • Division of Global Health

    The Division of Global Health (DGH) at MassGeneral Hospital for Children is led by Division Chief Dr. Patricia Hibberd and includes energetic faculty members and senior research fellows. The Division's primary mission is to build and foster international partnerships for interdisciplinary research, education and service to reduce health disparities and achieve optimal health for children and adolescents in resource-limited settings of the developing world. Our multidisciplinary team of faculty has significant experience working in the global arena, and in mentoring and teaching future leaders in global health.

  • Down Syndrome Research Program

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    We provide innovative opportunities for people with Down syndrome to participate in research.

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  • Elizabeth Goodman, MD

    Elizabeth Goodman, MD

    The Goodman lab is dedicated to decreasing the burden of disease, particularly related to obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, among disadvantaged youth, their families and communities.

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  • General Academic Pediatrics

    The Division of General Academic Pediatrics is an internationally-known academic research division dedicated to improving the health of children and adolescents.

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  • Intestinal Innate Immunity Group

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    Experiments carried out by our group are directed at understanding the mechanisms that regulate intestinal innate immune responses to pathogenic and commensal bacteria.

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  • James M. Perrin, MD

    James M. Perrin, MD

    The Perrin group studies chronic health conditions in children and adolescents, with particular focus on autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Recent work has examined care improvement for children with ASD and racial and ethnic disparities in autism diagnosis and care. The team also provides evidence to support decision-making regarding newborn genetic screening and has examined recent policy and changes regarding public programs supporting children with disabilities (the Supplemental Security Income [SSI] program).

  • Jesse Roberts Jr. Laboratory

    Jesse David Roberts, Jr., MD

    The Roberts Laboratory is devoted to investigating novel mechanisms and developing new therapies for important pediatric lung diseases.

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  • Mucosal Inflammation Group

    Bryan Hurley

    Our focus is to better understand inflammatory processes impacting mucosal surfaces, particularly in the lung and digestive tract.

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  • Pediatric Airway, Swallowing and Voice Center

    The Pediatric Airway, Swallowing and Voice Center, a collaboration of MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, specializes in conducting research to treat children with voice disorders and airway management symptoms that affect the ability to eat, breathe or speak.

  • Pediatric Endocrine-Neuroendocrine-Sports Endocrine Research

    Research within the Pediatric Endocrine-Neuroendocrine-Sports Endocrine Lab aims to further medical knowledge about common endocrine issues in athletes and girls with low-weight eating disorders. In particular, we focus our efforts on establishing findings that lead to the adaptation and improvement of medical care for female athletes and young girls and women with eating disorders.

  • Pediatric Endocrinology Research Lab

    The goal of our laboratory research is to find ways to generate regulated insulin secretion in cells or tissues for pancreatic b-cell replacement therapy in diabetes.

  • Pediatric Radiation Oncology Clinical Research

    The mission of the Pediatric Radiation Oncology Research program is to continuously improve cancer treatment and outcomes in our pediatric patients through innovative and collaborative research that we translate into clinical care.

  • Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories

    The Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories focus on areas of Developmental Biology which hold promise for clinical application for birth defects and cancer prevention and treatment.

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  • Sports Concussion Clinic Research

    We conduct leading scientific research to better understand concussions in young people and to develop better approaches to assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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  • Teratology Program

    The Teratology Program focuses on the study of the causes of congenital malformations.

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