SPeCTr is the Kansas is the Kansas site of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN).
The ECHO Program has two major components, the ECHO cohorts — for observational research, and the ECHO IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN) — for intervention research. Learn more about the ECHO Program.
The ECHO ISPCTN is made up of research sites in 18 states. ISPCTN helps address disparities in pediatric research by including children from rural or underserved populations in clinical trials, and by building pediatric research capacity in states with historically low NIH funding. Learn more about the IDeA States Pediatric Network.