Monday, July 11, 2016
New England Research Institutes (NERI), a privately held CRO that provides global, customized clinical trial solutions and registry services, has received an $18 million contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the PumpKIN Program for the development and clinical realization of novel pediatric circulatory support devices, such as ventricular assist devices (VADs) and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation devices (ECMOs).
New England Research Institutes (NERI) has received a $45 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the continuance of its work on the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN). PHN is a multi-center clinical research network started in 2001, supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health, to study congenital and acquired heart diseases that occur in childhood. This grant provides five more years of funding to nine clinical centers and NERI as the data coordinating center, to conduct clinical research studies in children and young adults with heart defects and other heart diseases.