New article in Pediatric Research provides roadmap for critically needed COVID-19 research in children

May 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Berna Diehl Phone: 202-725-2553 Email:   Article by I-ACT for Children, other leading pediatric researchers stresses urgency in addressing the questions surrounding children and the disease   Rockville, MD– Increasing reports of severe COVID-19 illness in children – coupled with the fact that little is known about how and why…

I-ACT for Children Launches Emergency Access Program to Speed Pediatric Clinical Trials for COVID-19

May 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Berna Diehl Phone: 202-725-2553 Email: Emergency program will allow any company developing COVID-19 treatments or vaccines to tap into pediatric global network, trial-planning experts Rockville, MD, – As the number of children with severe COVID-19 illness grows, there is increasing urgency to ensure that potential treatments and vaccines are tested for…

I-ACT for Children Welcomes Gary Noel, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

November 12, 2019

The Institute for Advanced Clinical Trials (I-ACT) for Children is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Noel, MD, as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Noel is a pediatrician, child advocate, specialist in Infectious Diseases and Immunology and a seasoned expert in drug development, having spent more than 30 years in leadership roles in the…


September 3, 2019

SHERATON SILVER SPRING | SILVER SPRING, MD SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 | 8:30 AM-4:30 PM I-ACT for Children will co-host the first Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Platform Trial Community Meeting on Sept. 9 with collaborators Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the Critical Path Institute. The Duchenne Platform Trial is being designed to increase access to therapeutic trials…

I-ACT for Children Selects Advarra as Central IRB for its Pediatric Clinical Trials Site Network

June 10, 2019

I-ACT for Children has selected Advarra as the central IRB for the I-ACT for Children Clinical Trials Site Network – a geographically and therapeutically diverse network of pediatric trial sites committed to improving efficiencies and capabilities for the conduct of clinical trials. I-ACT for Children launched the central IRB function to streamline processes, expedite IRB…

Chiesi Group Joins I-ACT for Children as an Annual Member

April 24, 2019

Today I-ACT for Children welcomes Chiesi Group as our newest Annual Member. Click on the link below for more details. Full press release

Bayer Joins I-ACT for Children as an Annual Member

April 15, 2019

We are thrilled to welcome Bayer AG as I-ACT for Children’s newest Annual Member! Click on the image below to read the full announcement.

Eli Lilly and Company Joins I-ACT for Children as a Sustaining Member

March 19, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Eli Lilly and Company has joined I-ACT for Children as our newest Sustaining Member. Please click the image below for the press release and full details.

Dr. Rosenberg will Co-lead a Workshop at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

January 25, 2019

I-ACT for Children’s Dr. Carol Rosenberg (read full bio), Quality Improvement Project Manager, will co-lead a workshop at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare ( on January 29th.  Dr. Rosenberg will co-lead a workshop with Drs. Jennifer Arnold and Maria Carmen Diaz that focuses on the use of high-fidelity simulators to educate patients and their family…

Novartis Joins I-ACT for Children as a Sustaining Member

October 12, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome Novartis as our newest sustaining member, click the image below to read the full press release.  

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