CHOP Research Institute

Center for Applied Genomics

Today's Research Becomes Tomorrows Cure

Hakon hakonarson

Hakon Hakonarson


Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of the Center for Applied Genomics and is also an associate professor of pediatrics at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He leads a $40 million commitment from CHOP to genotype approximately 100,000 children, an initiative that has gained nationwide attention in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Time Magazine, Nature and Science.