Physicians and scientists from the Fred and Suzanne Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center continue to research the causes of liver diseases and new ways to treat children with these disorders. Learn about some of our clinical research studies.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of 16 clinical sites and a data-coordinating center participating in the Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN).
The Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center is an active participant in the Pediatric Acute Liver Failure (PALF) Study, a multicenter, multinational collaborative study.
The Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center is a an active participant in Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT), a research effort committed to the success of pediatric liver transplantation.
The Entecavir Trial for Pediatric Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection who are HBeAg Positive is a comparative, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-control, multicenter study.
The Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center is an active participant in iWith, a clinical trial for the immunosuppression withdrawal for stable pediatric liver transplant recipients.
Associated research faculty
- Wayne Hancock, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA
- Pierre Russo, MD
- Nancy Spinner, PhD
- Andrew Wells, PhD
- Mike Pack, MD
- Ben Stanger, MD, PhD
- Rebecca Wells, MD