Research is a cornerstone of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta mission to enhance the lives of children with cancer and blood disorders. In conjunction with Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Winship Cancer Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology and Morehouse University School of Medicine, the Aflac Cancer Center seeks answers to the most challenging childhood oncologic and hematologic conditions through teaching and research.
By constantly developing new techniques, treatments and cures, the Aflac Cancer Center is committed to advancing research and medicine in pediatric hematology/oncology.
As we continue to expand our research program, we will:
- Grow our translational research program, with a focus on developmental therapeutics
- Increase enrollment for clinical trials in all scientific areas, with an emphasis on growing the number of innovative therapy protocols
- Recruit new researchers—including senior investigators with well-established research funding and expertise
- Increase our National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding