Category Archive: Clinical Research Support Office

Mar 16 2017

Meet a Researcher’s Best Resource: Q&A with Research Navigator, Katherine Yang-Iott

Little details make big discoveries possible. Meet our Research Navigator, Katherine Yang-Iott — the point person for any and all questions a CHOP investigator might have, from where to discard used lab materials, to how to obtain new equipment, to where we can find a good slice of pizza, fast.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/meet-researchers-best-resource-qa-research-navigator-katherine-yang-iott/

Dec 22 2016

‘Tis the Season to Thank Our Research Volunteers

Working at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) during this time of year is incredibly gratifying. In the past few weeks I have heard literally dozens of stories about groups of employees coming together to raise money for charities; conduct drives for food, toys and books; work to help the homeless; and “adopt” families to ensure that children being treated at the hospital and their parents have an enjoyable holiday.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/tis-season-thank-research-volunteers/

Nov 01 2016

CHOP Honors Superhuman Abilities of Clinical Research Coordinators

Not all superheroes wear masks and capes. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, clinical research coordinators are the often-unsung superheroes doing important work in plain clothes and in plain sight.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-honors-superhuman-abilities-clinical-research-coordinators/

Aug 05 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Mean Girls, PROS Anniversary, a Research Hero, and Breastfeeding, Immunization Awareness

August is perfect for lazy summer days, but our pediatric research news never rests. So whether you’re lounging by the pool or relaxing in a shady hammock, pull up In the News to find out the science that is hot at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-mean-girls-pros-anniversary-research-hero-breastfeeding-immunization-awareness/

Apr 01 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Transgender Youth, Vaccines, and Sleep

As we end the week and begin a new month, it’s time again to catch up on another week of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. And, of course, a new month means a new issue of our research newsmagazine, Bench to Bedside! Check out the new issue here (and if you don’t have time to dig into it just yet, we’ll bring you a more detailed preview next week).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-in-the-news-transgender-youth-vaccines-and-sleep/

Mar 31 2016

A Week in the Life of the Research Navigator

My background is in basic laboratory research. I worked with Craig Bassing, PhD, in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for almost a decade. After recently completing the Research Administration Fellowship through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, I am now working in the Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) in this important role as Research Navigator.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/a-week-in-the-life-of-the-research-navigator/

Mar 17 2016

Two Success Stories in Honor of Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are sharing the journey of two exceptional women who work at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Research Institute. Both Brenda Gwafila and Namrata Choudhari grew up outside of the U.S. and have discovered that scientific exploration has no boundaries.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/two-success-stories-in-honor-of-womens-history-month/