2015 Faculty Members

CRISSP offers research projects in basic, clinical, behavioral and translational research. Applicants are asked to select the two projects that most interest them when completing the application. Click on the areas of research interest to view participating faculty and project descriptions.

Sandra Amaral, M.D., M.H.S.

Division: Nephrology

Research Interest: Organ Transplant Access and Management

Lamia P. Barakat, Ph.D.

Division: Oncology/Neonatology

Research Interest: Pediatric Psychology

Andrew J. Bauer, M.D.

Division: Endocrinology

Research Interest: Pediatric Thyroid Disorders

Rodney M. Camire, Ph.D.

Division: Hematology

Research Interest: Molecular Mechanisms Responsible for Maintaining Normal Hemostasis

Antonella Cianferoni, M.D., Ph.D.

Division: Allergy and Immunology

Research Interest: Food Allergies

Beverly L. Davidson, Ph.D.

Division: Hematology

Research Interest: Gene Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Sharon J. Diskin, Ph.D.

Division: Oncology

Research Interest: Genomics of Childhood Cancers

Beverly S. Emanuel, Ph.D.

Division: Human Genetics and Molecular Biology

Research Interest: Chromosomal Abnormalities: Mechanisms and Consequences

Kristen A. Feemster, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.H.P.

Division: Infectious Diseases

Research Interest: Understanding Factors Influencing Vaccine Policy and Health-related Behaviors

Chris Feudtner, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Division: General Pediatrics

Research Interest: Ethical Decision-making for Complex, Chronic Conditions

Struan Grant, Ph.D.

Division: Human Genetics and Molecular Biology; Center for Applied Genomics

Research Interest: Genomics of Metabolic and Endocrine Traits

Harry Ischiropoulos, Ph.D.

Division: Neonatology

Research Interest: Exploring Molecular and Biological Mechanisms and Pathways

J. Todd Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D.

Division: Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interest: Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine

Stephen S. Leff, Ph.D.

Division: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interest: Aggression and Bullying Prevention Research

Elizabeth Lowenthal, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Division: General Pediatrics

Research Interest: Pediatric HIV

Meghan Marsac, Ph.D.

Division: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interest: Traumatic Stress in Children

Yael P. Mosse, M.D.

Division: Oncology

Research Interest: Neuroblastoma

Paula Oliver, Ph.D.

Division: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Research Interest: Ubiquitin Pathway Regulation of Immune System Function

William H. Peranteau, M.D.

Division: General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery

Research Interest: Fetal Bone Marrow Transplants to Prevent Congenital Disease

Christina Szperka, M.D.

Division: Neurology

Research Interest: Pediatric Headaches

Matthew D. Weitzman, Ph.D.

Division: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Research Interest: Virus-Host Interactions and Genome Instability

Mark R. Zonfrillo, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Division: Emergency Medicine

Research Interest: Pediatric Injury Epidemiology


CHOP Faculty Hosts for Community College of Philadelphia

Ian Krantz, M.D.

Division: Human Genetics and Molecular Biology

Research Interest: Molecular and Cytogenetic Basis of Human Developmental Disorders

Eric Marsh, M.D., Ph.D.

Division: Neurology

Research Interest: Impact of Early Brain Development on Seizure Disorders

Adam Resnick, Ph.D.

Division: Neurosurgery

Research Interest: Molecular Characterization and Targeting of Pediatric Brain Tumors