Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group- Jaeb Center for Health Research, Inc.

-
Investigator: Alejandra G. De Alba Campomanes, MD, MPH
Sponsor: Jaeb Center for Health Research

Location(s): United States

Description

The Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) is a collaborative network dedicated to facilitating multicenter clinical research in strabismus, amblyopia and other eye disorders that affect children. The network, which was formed in 1997, is funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The NEI is a part of the National Institutes of Health, which is the branch of government that funds medical research. There are currently over 100 participating sites (offices) with over 200 pediatric ophthalmologists and pediatric optometrists in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom participating in the network.