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The Children’s Mercy Research Institute

A Research Center for Children

The Children’s Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with multidisciplinary teams at the point of care while bringing together nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation.

As a result, we accelerate the development of groundbreaking individualized therapies and treatments that transform the potential of all children, one child at a time. 


Azadeh Wickham Receives PCS Research Grant to Study Clean Intermittent Catheterization Determinants and Adherence

The aim of this study is to describe the rate of clean intermittent catheterization adherence and correlate determinants to clean intermittent catheterization adherence in caregivers of pediatric patients with spinal dysraphism and spinal cord injury. 

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CMRI Annual Report

The Children's Mercy Research Institute's latest annual report highlights the CMRI’s translational research efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of children everywhere. The report also showcases the partnerships between researchers, health care providers, community members, and our patients and their families.

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Genomic Answers for Kids

Thousands of genetic diseases affecting children remain undiscovered and untreatable. But hope is on the horizon with Genomic Answers for Kids, a first-of-its-kind pediatric data repository to find novel treatments for pediatric genetic conditions.

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The CMRI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity

Inclusion and diversity among research teams, participants, families, vendors and community partners is essential to fulfilling our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of children everywhere.

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Researcher Network

Learn about the dynamic research programs and explore potential collaborations with our world-renown investigators. 

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