University of Mississippi Medical Center is proud to be a part of a new approach to child health research in collaboration with the ECHO ISPCTN with the mission of enhancing the health of children for generations to come. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) to understand the effects of a broad range of early environmental influences on child health and development that focus on five key areas:
The ECHO program established the IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN), one of six ECHO components that ensure access to clinical trials to states that have historically low NIH funding. In addition to the overall ECHO goal, the focus of the Network includes:
ISPCTN is composed of 17 clinical site awardees listed below.
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NIH Grant UG1HD090848-01