About CHOP: First and Best in the Nation

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is home to one of the largest pediatric research programs in the country with more than $115 million in total federal awards and an annual budget of more than $200 million. With a phenomenal increase in research staff, space, and external funding, doubling twice in the past decade alone and exceeding the growth of the NIH's extramural budget, the Research Institute at Children's Hospital continues to build upon its rich research history and continue its pursuit to improve the health of children throughout the world.

Research at Children's Hospital reflects the institution's commitment to improving the health of children around the world. Basic, translational and clinical research programs concentrate on issues of importance and relevance to child health. With more than 600 investigators and a research staff in the thousands, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute continues its groundbreaking research on:

  • AIDS
  • Autism
  • Childhood Cancer
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Genetics
  • Hemophilia
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Injury Prevention
  • Mental Retardation
  • Neonatal Seizures
  • Nutrition Disorders
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Public Policy & Child Advocacy
  • Sickle Cell Disease
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