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Specialized and uptodate knowledge is required to identify and manage the risks associated with advanced biomedical research Additional complexities need to be considered when the research involves infants or young children In this article we focus on recent information about the physical risks of pediatric magnetic resonance imaging research and highlight information gaps With an eye to assisting institutional review boards and researchers we consider strategies for the management of these risks and formulate key questions aimed at exposing hidden hazards Institutional review boards should ask these questions and researchers should bear them in mind as they develop research protocols