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Robert B. (Brad) Lindell, MD
Robert B. Lindell
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Lindell’s research program is centered on the biology of critical illness in children with immune dysfunction. His current translational research is focused on pediatric septic shock and the development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in critically-ill children.



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Dr. Lindell is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency training and pediatric critical care fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he also served as a chief resident in Pediatrics. He is currently an assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and an attending physician in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Education and Training

BS, University of Georgia (Microbiology), 2007

AB, University of Georgia (Religion), 2007

MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2012

Residency, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (General Pediatrics, Chief Resident)

Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)

Titles and Academic Titles

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Attending Physician, CHOP Pediatric Sepsis Program

Attending Physician, Immune Dysregulation Program

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012-

Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016-

Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators, 2016-

  • HCT-Cancer Immunotherapy Subgroup, 2017
  • BloodNet Immunology Subgroup, 2023

Professional Awards

CHOP Alumni Organization Research Award, 2014

Resident Boot Camp Award Recipient, American Thoracic Society, 2016

Distinguished Poster Award, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Meeting, 2018

2019, Travel Grant Recipient, St. Jude Pediatric Oncology / Critical Care Symposium, 2019

Early Career Award, Thrasher Research Fund, 2019

Silver Snapshot Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2019

NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee, 2020; 2022

Gold Snapshot Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2022

Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program K12 Scholar Award, 2023

Publication Highlights

Active Grants/Contracts

K12HD047349, PCCTSDP K12 Scholar Award, NICHD (2023 – 2027)
Linking Immunotypes and Outcomes in Sepsis
Role: Principal Investigator

Junior Faculty Pilot Program, CHOP Research Institute (2022 – 2024)
Longitudinal Immune Profiling to Link Immunotypes and Outcomes in Pediatric MODS
Role: Principal Investigator

R21GM146159, NIGMS (2022 – 2024)
Pediatric Sepsis Biorepository and Clinical Database
Role: Co-Investigator

R01HD095976, NICHD (2019 – 2024)
PediAtric ReseArch of Drugs, Immunoparalysis and Genetics during MODS (PARADIGM)
Role: Site PI

R01HL157208, NHBLI (2022 – 2027)
Transfusion and Organ Dysfunction in Pediatric Septic Shock (TROPICS)
Role: Site PI