The Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) is a collaborative team of doctors, scientists, nurses, research coordinators, medical facilities, patient support organizations and the National Institutes of Health. The ChiLDReN Network has clinical sites and research laboratories in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom. These sites are working together to improve the lives of children and families dealing with rare cholestatic liver diseases.
Diseases We Study:
  • Alagille syndrome
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Bile acid synthesis and metabolism defects
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cystic Fibrosis liver disease
  • Idiopathic neonatal hepatitis
  • Mitochondrial hepatopathies
  • Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis