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NIH awards $8.5 million for research on pharmaceuticals for children
Date:11/17/2009

Studying drugs in pediatric populations is challenging because drugs often affect children differently than they do adults. The scarcity of pediatric studies limits the ability of doctors and scientists to predict drug dosing, safety and efficacy in children. To address this gap, the National Institutes of Health announced today 18 grants to help determine outcome measures and increase the likelihood of success of future trials of treatments for children.

The grants were awarded to 17 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) institutions to support 18 studies of pharmaceutical treatments for children. The CTSA consortium is a national network of 46 medical research institutions working together to improve the way biomedical research is conducted across the country. The $8.5 million in funding will support studies which focus on three areas critical to health: pediatric cardiology, neonatology and pediatric neurology.

The awards will be administered by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) while the funding was provided by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The NCRR and NICHD are part of the NIH.

"These awards exemplify what the CTSA program supports: innovative, transformative and collaborative research," said Barbara Alving, M.D., director of NCRR. "These CTSA institutions are uniquely positioned to deliver outcomes in these studies that may translate into better treatments for children in the future. "

The funding is part of NIH's continuing efforts in studying drugs for use in pediatric populations. The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act of 2002 established a process to study on-patent and off-patent drugs for children and to improve pediatric therapeutics through collaboration on scientific investigation, clinical study design, weight of evidence, and ethical and labeling issues.

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Contact: Bobbi Williams
williamsbj@mail.nih.gov
301-443-9919
NIH/National Center for Research Resources
Source:Eurekalert

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