Working collaboratively for the benefit of the present and future generations of children
The Centre for Paediatrics and Child Health at Imperial College London welcomes anyone and everyone who is concerned with the wellbeing of children, whether as a researcher, clinician, and educator of whatever discipline. We aim to reach out across College and West London to foster collaboration for the benefit of the present and future generations of children, our most precious asset.
Explore our core research themes
The Centre for Paediatrics and Child Health comprises nine major research areas, which include researchers and clinicians from across Imperial College London and beyond.
Understanding the origins and natural history of allergic diseases and asthma, with an emphasis on prevention and translation for patient benefit.
Building global collaborations to improve the health of children in low-resource settings
Improving diagnosis, treatment and prevention of globally important severe and life-threatening infections in children.
Focussing on the newborn baby, neonatal nutritional support and the later life impact of preterm birth.
Understanding perinatal brain injury and improving neurological outcomes of babies and children
Improving our understanding of population child health to enhance every child’s life course.
Improving respiratory health for children and young people and minimising detrimental long-term impact.
Explore our cross-cutting research themes
Our cross-cutting research themes underpin all of our core research interests and encapsulate many of the large-scale, long-term ambitions of the Centre.
Implementing and evaluating whole system change to improve children’s care locally, nationally and internationally
Genomics, Personalised Med, Platform Science &Bioinformatics
Genomics, Personalised Medicine, Platform Science and Bioinformatics is one of the Centre's cross-cutting themes.
Immunology is a cross-cutting research theme within the Centre for Paediatrics and Child Health.