Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a leading site in the U.S. for world-changing pediatric clinical studies. We have a robust portfolio of active clinical research working with diverse patient populations across a variety of study types and fields. Comprehensive administrative research support ensures researchers at all levels perform highly productive, cost-effective studies that prioritize the patient-family experience. With the help of patients and healthy control participants, we’re finding answers to common, complex conditions and the rarest pediatric diseases. Check out our Research Discovery Finder for more information.
- CHOP Research Institute is one of the nation’s largest recipients of National Institutes of Health funding made available to pediatric hospitals.
- Annually, CHOP Research Institute has between 2,500 and 2,600 investigator-initiated, industry- and federally-sponsored, and foundation-supported IRB active protocols.
- CHOP developed the first two FDA-approved gene therapies. Currently, more than two dozen cell and gene therapy trials are enrolling patients at CHOP.
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We want to learn more about how the brains of children on the autism spectrum process sounds and language.
The goal of this research study is to compare sex and gender development differences between children ages 4-8 years who are on the autism spectrum with children who are not on the autism spectrum.
The purpose of this study is to understand how children and adolescents respond to different emotions and social situations.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking healthy adolescents between the ages of 12-13, who are currently in the 7th grade, to participate in the Sleep and Growth Study 2.
The purpose of this research study is to figure out if a new smartphone app impacts distracted driving, and to learn parent and teen perspectives on the app.
Researchers from General Pediatrics are conducting focus groups on Child Adult Relationship Enhancement in Pediatric Primary Care (PriCARE), a parenting group program that helps to improve children's behaviors and strengthen the caregiver-child relationship.