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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. 

Now Open: The Children's Mercy Research Institute

We are excited to officially open the new Children’s Mercy Research Institute (CMRI), celebrating the community rallying together to "Discover Cures and Transform Care" for kids. Replay the virtual celebration that includes inspiring stories, Big Slick celebrity appearances, a look inside the CMRI, and a special “lighting of the building” moment, which unveils actual DNA patterns of children diagnosed at Children’s Mercy. 

THE CHILDREN'S MERCY RESEARCH INSTITUTE NEWS

Children's Mercy's New Research Building Opens, Accelerating the Discovery of Cures and Transforming Pediatric Care

Children’s Mercy Kansas City announced the opening of its new 9-story, 375,000 square-foot, pediatric research facility located on the hospital’s Adele Hall campus in the heart of downtown Kansas City. The new building is home to the Children’s Mercy Research Institute® (CMRI), which was established in 2015 to accelerate precise diagnoses and treatments for complex childhood diseases and move kids to the forefront of research discoveries.

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Decoding Their Future

Join us to celebrate the community rallying together to “Discover Cures and Transform Care” for all children, one child at a time.


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We are looking for volunteers to be a part of the Family and Community Research Advisory Board.

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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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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.