CHLA Clinical Research Studies

Having volunteers participate in research studies and clinical trials is critical to our research efforts. Thousands of children and families are involved in our patient-centered studies every year. Many of the treatments used today are based on the results of past research studies and clinical trials conducted with our patients. Our scientific and clinical experts take the best ideas from the laboratory -- to the patient -- in the form of promising new treatments.

By searching our study directory, you may identify research that could impact the life of your child or of another child you know. Because the number of available research studies and clinical trials for children nationwide is small, every participant makes a significant contribution.

In addition to enrolling children with certain diseases in order to study treatments and prevention of those diseases, we also need to study healthy children. Ask your child’s doctor about volunteer study options that may be suitable for your child.

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Study Details - ID: CHLA-18-00571
Health/Science/Disease Category:
Infant Development
Short Name:
MAMITA Study
Full Title of Study:
Home intervention for reducing sugary drinks and obesity in Hispanic women-infants.
Phase/Type of Study:
Intervention Study
Purpose of Research:
To determine if a home visitation program for breastfeeding mothers affects the health of their babies.
Eligibility:
Hispanic/ Latina women over 18, currently pregnant or recently given birth and intending on breastfeeding for at least 3 months.
Time Commitment/Requirements:
2 years with 4 clinic visits. Home visits twice a month for the first year and once a month for the second year. Compensation and transportation provided.
Primary Investigator:
Michael I Goran, PhD
Coordinator Contact Name:
Elizabeth Campbell
Phone Number:
323-361-3049
Email:
ecampbell@chla.usc.edu
Clinical Trials .Gov Identifier:
NCT03141346