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Research is an integral part of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Twin Cities. Our mission is to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and the quality of life for children and their families.

Current clinical research studies taking place at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Twin Cities:

  • Amputation and Prosthetic Fitting for Failed Talipes Equinovarus
  • Bilateral Transverse Fibula Deficiency: Long Term Follow Up
  • Biochemical and Mechanical Intervertebral Disc Profiles in Developmental Spinal Deformities
  • Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Trial – BrAIST II
  • Changes in Energy Consumption Associated with Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  • Children’s Spine Foundation Registry
  • Follow-Up Comparison Between Huber Transfer and Superficialis Transfer for Recreation of Thumb opposition in Children with Type II and type IIIa Hypoplastic Thumbs
  • Guided Growth in Children for Limb Deformity or Leg Length Discrepancy
  • Limb Length Discrepancy in Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
  • MIMO Clinical Trial – Education and Survey
  • Natural History Study of Pseudoarthrosis of the Tibia in NF1
  • Use of Radiographs and Photographs for Validation of 3-Dimensional Modeling of Lenke Classification for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Recently published research papers include:

Research contacts:

Gabriela Ferski, RN, MPH, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator

Cary Mielke, MD
Chief of Staff

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