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CHART Center

Children’s Health Advocacy Research Treatment and Training Center

The CHART Center is the children’s research unit at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital. It is made possible through a partnership between the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital; and the UT Health Science Center, Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science.

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Turning questions into answers that change children’s lives

Location
The CHART Center is located on the second floor near the hospital cafeteria. It is on the second floor with an outside entrance.

  • 6,000 ft²
  • 3 private exams rooms
  • 4 cubicle beds
  • Consultation room
  • Sample processing lab
  • Specimen storage (-80°)
  • Research Pharmacy
  • Coordinator workspace
  • Study monitor work area
  • Regulatory document space
  • Free participant parking

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Services for Investigators

  • Research nursing support
  • Surveys / interviews
  • Blood / urine collection
  • Lab sample processing
  • Specimen storage (-80°)
  • Physical exam space
  • Infusions
  • Coordinator assistance
  • Coordinator work/office space
  • Institutional approvals / Compliance
    • Institutional Review Board
    • Facility utilization review
    • Budget preparation
    • Grant submission process advice
  • Financial tracking
    • Billing for procedures
    • Patient incentives
    • Budgeting & negotiation
    • Account management

Current and Completed protocols

  • Evaluation of therapeutics on children's growth
  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Evaluation of children with abnormalities of Chromosome 18
  • Child development
  • Educational aspects of smoking cessation
  • Drug therapies for Cystic Fibrosis
  • Therapies for fatty liver disease
  • Implications of mycoplasma infection on asthma
  • Genetics of childhood cancer
  • Immune and infectious processes associated with organ transplantation
  • Rehydration therapy in the emergency setting
  • Treatment of chronic hepatitis C