Clinical Research

We have a long history of integrating fundamental scientific research with clinical care. Our physicians are actively addressing basic laboratory and clinical questions on a variety of topics. Our goal is to enhance our understanding of the epidemiology and development of viral, bacterial and parasitic infections in children, ultimately leading to better strategies for prevention and treatment.
Specific areas of research include:

Molecular epidemiology of viral respiratory infections, including Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Human Metapneumovirus (HMPV), and human Coronaviruses
Epidemiology, natural history, treatment and development of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections
Molecular development of human cancer viruses, including Ebstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes virus (KSHV) 
Infections in newborns
Epidemiology of diseases caused by human Herpes viruses, including infectious mononucleosis and Varicella Zoster Virus (chickenpox) infection
Epidemiology and management of infectious diseases in international adoptees 
Epidemiology and outcomes of Lyme Disease
Examining barriers to uptake and completion of HPV vaccine.

Visit yalestudies.org to view available clinical trials or learn more about clinical research at Yale.