2716 South Street Philadelphia, PA19146 United States
The Roberts Center for Pediatric Research opened in 2017 to expand available space for CHOP Research Institute investigators and administrative employees and accommodate future growth. Built to blend into the cityscape, the glass structure nearly becomes part of the sky in the right light, and it provides work space for human resources, sponsored projects, research business management, Children’s Oncology Group, and Core facilities. The skyscraper also serves as the hub for the Center for Autism Research, Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine, and the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, among others. The Roberts Center offers fantastic urban and river views, community spaces, and a café open to the public. It physically connects the neighborhood to the Schuylkill River Trail.
Promoting collaboration between academia and industry by developing relationships with other institutions, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies to continue research and to commercialize CHOP research discoveries and technology-based ventures.
Developing and implementing strategy to lead the operations of the research-related regulatory, compliance, and safety programs across all types of research including human, animal, and laboratory-based research.
Identifying research programs with unique commercial potential, and helping to create and support strategies to further develop, partner, or prepare these assets for commercialization (license or spin-out).
Relies on extensive experience in leadership positions in institution, independent, and governmental Institutional Review Boards to support investigators while they navigate multicenter research studies.