Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach is committed to basic science, translational and clinical research. Whether through a national consortium or enrollment in a clinical trial for one of Miller Children’s care centers, physicians and the health care team at Miller Children’s work to uncover the complex intricacies of pediatric illnesses. This keeps Miller Children’s at the leading edge of technology and gives the pediatric health care community access to the latest research data. Miller Children’s partners with NIH (National Institutes of Health), NACHRI (National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutes) and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), nationally, and with USC, UCLA and UCI locally.
Miller Children’s clinical research programs support clinical trials in many sub-specialties allowing physicians—armed with the latest in scientific thinking—to provide state-of-the-art treatment options to children who have illnesses where there is no standard therapy or where conventional therapy is failing.
Many of Miller Children's physicians have published research articles and have been a part of ground breaking research initiatives.