Deciding whether a child will participate in a clinical study can be especially difficult. This site was developed to help parents, patients and healthcare professionals consider many aspects of joining a pediatric clinical study.

Deciding whether a child will participate in a clinical study can be especially difficult. This site was developed to help parents, patients and healthcare professionals consider many aspects of joining a pediatric clinical study.

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The site was created and is maintained by the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN), which was established in 2001 by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to improve outcomes and quality of life in children and young adults with heart disease.

The site was created and is maintained by the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN), which was established in 2001 by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to improve outcomes and quality of life in children and young adults with heart disease.

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What's Happening

New Website

We hope you enjoy our new website »

Welcome to the new PHN website, featuring a fresh new design and up-to-date information on current and completed PHN studies.

Study Datasets

PHN Public Use Datasets »

The PHN offers access to the study datasets for the Fontan Cross-Sectional Study, the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial, and the Infant Single Ventricle Trial (ISV).  

You can read the study dataset information and data use policy, and request access to the datasets directly from our website.

What's New

PHN Scholar Awards »

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 and 2014 PHN Scholar Awards.