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For almost a century, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute has advanced breakthrough treatments and innovations that have changed lives and pushed pediatric scientific knowledge forward. It’s truly amazing what an elite scientific research institution can accomplish with an engaged professional community, the shared resources on a premier academic campus, and the commitment to excellence at a world-renowned children’s hospital. From laboratory discoveries, to new public policies, to health gains, we want to give every child the best opportunity for a bright future.

Cornerstone Blog
Using structure-guided design, we’ve developed a new way to design better antibiotics. Given the growing concern over antimicrobial resistance, we think this is an important step forward.

– Audrey Odom John, MD, PhD
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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia scientists developed a tunable switch system to control levels of gene therapy expression.