2021 Research Annual Report | CHOP Research Institute

2021 Research Annual Report

Accelerating Breakthroughs

Shaping the Future

The 2021 Research Annual Report focuses on our patient-driven research that broadens the world of possibility for more children. At the same time, the Research Institute is developing a diverse and inclusive culture where investigators and staff at all levels and from all backgrounds feel welcome and respected. In our Inspiration story, learn more about our long-standing commitment to increasing diversity in the STEM-M pipeline, celebrate our accomplishments, and see what programs are in the works.

Rare & Complex
Novel Therapeutics
Precision Medicine
Lifespan Research
Envisioning the Future

Rare and Complex Diseases

Learn about advances that offer hope for healthier, happier lives: a new disease discovery, a unique partnership to study links between mitochondrial disease and pediatric cancer, and identification of the underlying genetic causes for several rare and complex pediatric diseases.

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Rare & Complex
Rare & Complex

Novel Therapeutics

New vaccine approaches and an FDA-approved non-surgical heart valve replacement device are among the many novel therapeutics and devices developed by our researchers, who are committed to collaboration and excellence on their quest for pediatric science discovery.

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Novel Therapeutics
Novel Therapeutics

Precision Medicine

Targeted therapeutic interventions from the fields of cell and gene therapy, infectious disease, computational and genomic medicine, image-based medicine, and data analysis are changing the way we think about disease intervention and treatment.

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Precision Medicine
Precision Medicine

Lifespan Research

Our scientists make big strides in children’s health research that span a lifetime — from longitudinal studies for identifying genetic markers associated with bone growth to a big data center for Down syndrome, from the long-term complications of type 2 diabetes to preventing white matter loss in HIV.

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Lifespan Research
Lifespan Research

Envisioning the Future

CHOP Research Institute empowers change that leads to success. Under the new leadership of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer Susan Furth, MD, PhD, we’re working toward a streamlined, world-class research infrastructure and state-of-the-art future campus expansion.

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Envisioning the Future
Envisioning the Future
Inspiration
The reason that we are able to do these programs is the commitment the Research Institute has to building the pipeline and their commitment to diversifying STEM.

-Paulette McRae, PhD