Overview of the Center for Human Phenomic Science
The Center for Human Phenomic Science was formed with the receipt of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), an NIH Roadmap initiative. The CHPS merged the General Clinical Research Centers (GCRCs) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS), and introduced new programs and services. The CHPS has child and adult specific facilities at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS), respectively, as well as joint components.
The goal of the CHPS is to provide the resources, environment, operations, and training to support and promote high-quality clinical and translational research by qualified investigators. The CHPS Clincal Research Cores support the research of more than 300 different principal investigators from Penn and CHOP engaged in over 400 research protocols. All protocols are approved by the CHPS Resource Committee.
It is the policy of the Center to charge for services provided to investigators for the purpose of supporting the program and expanding the current services available. It is very important for investigators to contact the CHPS Administrative Director, John Krall at krallj [at] chop.edu or 267-425-1790, prior to submitting external grant applications. Please click for more information about Grant Submissions.