http://www.ccri.net/ccri/about/newsAndViews/ indexArticle.cfm?id=103&returnXML=news1.xmfis a website owned by the Columbus Children’s Research Institute (CCRI) ,located at Ohio, USA. It gives all the information relating to the organization and profiles its activities.
The institute has a facility which is known as the Wexner Institute for Pediatric Research. The website says that the institute has created an environment conductive to cutting edge Pediatric research for the last 15 years. It claims that with the recent addition of a new building, the space for Pediatric Research at the CCRI has gone up to 2,95,000 square feet.
CCRI has a dedicated team of researchers and staff members who come from different backgrounds, and have many different kinds of research interests. But each and every one of their investigators has one thing in common- Passion. They are of the belief that relentless explorers who celebrate the value of collaboration can better advance the pursuit of healthy children and healthier adults in central in the world.
The CCRI has several centers, each containing a thematic focus ranging from the most basic molecular biology to applied and patient –oriented research.
The directors of each center are leaders in their respective fields and the individual staff members have been selected with utmost care to achieve the Center Mission.
The Center has also been running some professional educational Courses and Conferences. It conducts child care licensing workshops very frequently and also some related conferences to disseminate the knowledge. The Center has some Fellowship, Internship and Residency programs to meet the funding requirements of the Research Scholars.
The CCRI’s medical professionals are all equipped with the latest information in medical research related to children and on frequently sent to different medical centers to up date them in latest technology used in treating the children. It has special inpatient guide to guide all the inpatients. Before a child is taken to the hospital, the parents can equip themselves by reading this guide, with all the procedures to take care of after reporting at the hospital.