This came in on my Google Aortic Related news feed this morning:

Research Conducted Through Pediatric Heart Network

With its participation in a study concerning a cardiac side effect of the rare disorder known as Marfan syndrome, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital is a member of an elite club, the Pediatric Heart Network.
Founded in 2001 and funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (a unit of the National Institutes of Health), the PHN is a group of hospitals dedicated to research studies in children with congenital and acquired heart disease. In the past 25 years, fewer than 40 randomized clinical trials have been conducted in pediatric patients, leaving clinicians frustrated by a lack of evidence-based medicine in their field.  Read more……
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