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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. 

THE CHILDREN'S MERCY RESEARCH INSTITUTE NEWS

Dr. Emily Killough Receives Children’s Justice Act Award to Update Child Protector App

For this project, Dr. Killough and co-investigator, Lyndsey Hultman, MD, Pediatric Fellow, will add new and updated content to the Child Protector app, including new animations, images, and medical information.

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5 Questions:

Debarpan Dhar

The CMRI has a collaborative and innovative team with experts in a wide array of fields to make research happen. Each month, we ask one of our CMRI team members five questions to learn more about their role in research and what motivates them. Meet Debarpan Dhar, PhD, MSc, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

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

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