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Microbiome Human Intervention Core (Penn/CHOP)

Director: Lewis, James., MD, MSCE


The Human Intervention Core offers a wide array of services to assist with the design and implementation of microbiome studies. The core can assist with longitudinal studies as well as pilot studies. Pilot studies can be rapidly implemented with human intervention core staff, project managers and research coordinators, to conduct these studies."

"Please fill out this form and send to: nessel@mail.med.upenn.edu and uroy@mail.med.upenn.edu



    Member: Nessel, Lisa., MSS, MLSP
    Role: Project Manager, Microbiome Human Intervention Core, Senior Research Project Manager, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Member: Roy Paladhi, Unmesha., BS
    Role: Clinical Research Coordinator, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Coordinator, Microbiome Human Intervention Core



  • Implementation of pilot studies ( Support service )

    Implementation of pilot studies
    • Human Intervention Core staff to implement studies (subject to availability)
    • Regulatory submissions and document maintenance (dependent upon funding)
    • Potential to expand staffing, if funding is obtained for full studies

  • Observational and interventional study design support ( Support service )

    Study design consultation
    • 2 hours of free consultation with Penn researchers expert in microbiome study design
    • Additional time at a nominal charge

    Study organization consultation
    • 2 hours of free consultation with a project manager who has extensive experience in microbiome study implementation
    • Additional time at a nominal charge

  • Study organization resources access ( Access service )

    Study organization resources
    • Logistical planning
    • Sample collection methods and tools
    • Case report form templates
    • Recruitment methods
    • Budgeting

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Last updated: 2019-10-09T15:01:12.910-04:00

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