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Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Institute

The Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Institute (PCRI) centrally administers the implementation and conduct of internally and externally funded pediatric cardiology studies.

The University of Utah's PCRI has a large portfolio of cardiology studies, including treatment, prevention, imaging, diagnostics, and genetics.


The specific objectives of the PCRI include the following:

  • Support investigators with centralized protocol development, initiation, and management,
  • assist in preparing and processing regulatory documents as required by federal and University of Utah policies,
  • negotiate budgets and contracts with study sponsors and the University of Utah Office of Sponsored Projects,
  • screen new patients for protocol eligibility and assist investigators in enrolling study subjects,
  • provide quality data to sponsors,
  • and ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulations.

The PCRI participates in:

Our diverse experience and commitment in cardiology research helps doctors and scientists discover new cardiology treatments, providing hope for the future.

Pediatric Heart Network All Studies Map

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