Research Chats

Our "At the Heart of Research" Chats showcase the impact that the research funded by The Children’s Heart Foundation is making in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects. See the most recent chats below.

Dr. Dionne's research was recently funded by The Children’s Heart Foundation and American Heart Association through their joint Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards program.

In this research chat, Billy talks about his journey with CHD and how research funded by The Children's Heart Foundation helped save his life.

Listen to Heart Warrior Colby Groom tell his CHD story and introduce Dr. Youngjae Chun, who discusses his research and how the outcomes will help advance the treatment and care of children born with congenital heart defects.

We spoke to Dr. John Costello and Dr. Nancy Ghanayem about our mission and why they chose to get involved.

Listen to Dr. Kumthekar discuss his research project, “A Novel Tool for Percutaneous Implantation of Pacing and Defibrillation Leads in Small Children and Infants”.

"At the Heart of Research" Chat with Mick Landauer, an adult CHD patient and long-time supporter of The Children's Heart Foundation

Watch our inaugural "At the Heart of Research" Chat featuring Betsy Peterson, founder of The Children's Heart Foundation, and Dr. Thomas Weigel, who helped form The Children's Heart Foundation's first Medical Advisory Council.