The Nebraska Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit (NPCTU) was established in 2016 as part of the IDeA States Pediatric Network. These 17 states were awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to participate in their Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program.
ECHO’s mission is “to enhance the health of children for generations to come.” There are five main pediatric focus areas that were chosen based on their ability to dramatically impact public health. Clinical trials relating to each of these areas are in development and will be coming soon!
The NPCTU is supported by the National Institutes of Health Office of the Director, Grant Number UG1OD024953.