In the Children's Research Center, physicians and scientists from a wide range of fields are working together to improve health care for newborns, children and adolescents. The center aims to ensure today's children — whether healthy or ill — become tomorrow's healthy adults.

Faculty members in the center, who represent more than 30 departments and divisions at Mayo Clinic, are organized into programs that conduct basic, translational and clinical research on:

  • Developmental disorders
  • Congenital heart disorders
  • Chronic complex disorders
  • Community-based programs and outcomes
  • Cancer
  • Infection, immunity and autoimmunity
  • Individualized medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Health care delivery
  • Mental health
  • Pulmonology