ISPD Collaboration Corner

The ISPD Collaboration Corner is a pathway for building inter-disciplinary research in fetal conditions and treatment. We invite interested researchers who are seeking additional investigators or patients to have their study posted here for a period of 30 days by completing the submission form provided on this page.

Listed below are studies seeking additional investigators and/or patients. If you are interested in participating in one of the studies listed on this page, please use the email address provided to contact the researcher directly.

Principal Investigators

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Studies will be posted for 366 days. If you need to make changes to your posting during that time, please contact the ISPD webmaster.



Study Name:  Diaphragmatic Hernia Research & Exploration, Advancing Molecular Science (DHREAMS)

Principal Investigator:  Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital

Study Website:

Study Contact:

Collaborating Investigators Sought:  Yes

Investigator Role:  Collaborating investigators are responsible for consenting families at their local hospital. Samples are collected at the site and shipped directly to the coordinating center, samples do not need to be processed in any way before shipment. Clinical information is added to the study REDCap database by the local team.

Collaborating investigators will have access to the consortium database and are encouraged to utilize the data for analysis. Investigators are also included as authors in study publications.

Patients Sought?  Yes

Patient Description:  Anyone with a personal or family history of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is eligible.

This study can be conducted entirely remotely and participants do not need to travel to enroll in DHREAMS.

Funding:  NIH-Funded



If no studies are listed, there have been no studies submitted within the last 366 days. Please return to check for further postings.

ISPD does not review nor specifically endorse any study posted to the Collaboration Corner. ISPD acts solely in the capacity as a facilitator. The submitter is responsible for the accuracy of the information provided and agrees to having the email address of the principal investigator posted on the ISPD website where it is visible to the general public.