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The Abigail Wexner Research Institute
Announcing the Abigail Wexner Research Institute
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital has a wealth of resources available to our researchers to ensure they have the tools they need to continue our mission of enhancing the health of children by engaging in high quality, cutting-edge research according to the highest scientific and ethical standards. We invite you to learn more about our resources below.
On-site basic, clinical and general core services offer the latest resources for cutting-edge research support at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Advances in biomedical science place extreme demands on investigators for computational technology. We are working to meet those demands with a comprehensive array of computational services including biostatistics, epidemiologic analysis, database design and technical support.
The purpose of the Office for Research Compliance and Integrity is to provide the Institute with confidence that all research is conducted according to the highest scientific and ethical standards and in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.
The Finance and Sponsored Project Department supports grant and contract funding from the start of a search for funding through the closeout of a project. We know it takes teamwork for a successful project and are prepared to assure our researcher's time is spent focused on the science of research and not administrative details.
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews and provides oversight of all research involving human subjects at Nationwide Children's Hospital and its affiliated institutions. The IRB has the authority to approve, require modifications in, or disapprove all research activities that fall within its jurisdiction.
The Research Institute is dedicated to enhancing the health of children by engaging in high-quality, cutting-edge research. This includes developing promising new technologies to advance the practice of pediatrics and general health care. Visit The Office of Technology Commercialization page to learn more about how this group facilitates the transfer of innovations to external partners for the benefit of our community and the general public.
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Research education and training are vital to the mission of Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. As a top-ten free-standing pediatric research center and an academic affiliate of The Ohio State University, The Research Institute has an outstanding faculty, dedicated to training and mentoring the next generation of scientists in pediatric research.
Nationwide Children's offers Postdoctoral opportunities for those individuals who recently received their degree in many of The Research Institute's research laboratories.
First-year graduate students are able to do short rotations though The Research Institute laboratories prior to committing to their thesis laboratories.
The Research Institute’s Trainee Association (RITA) was created in 2013 to help better train and prepare trainees for their “next steps.”
The Research Institute offers high school and undergraduate students summer research experience for credit or pay.
Medical students may apply for research opportunities, with eight-week programs during their third year and four-week elective programs during their fourth year of medical school available.