It was a banner year for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Research Institute. We achieved a number of firsts, notably being named the top-ranked children’s hospital by both U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine. And the Research Institute leads other independent children’s hospitals in NIH funding.
These achievements have helped cement our reputation as a leader in both the lab and the clinic. It’s important, however, to view these accomplishments not just individually but in the tradition of our pioneering research. As bright as the promise is today of improving the health and well-being of children around the world, the future is even brighter.
We are leading the way in innovative therapies that save children’s lives. The passion and expertise of our investigators contribute to the collective scientific knowledge and deliver promising therapies to patients. In addition, our investigators have assumed leadership positions that shape legislation and propel change broadly, and our commitment to training the next generation of scientists has never waivered.
In essence, we are not only leading pediatric research. We are defining its future.Continue Reading