Stephen Grupp, MD, PhD

Stephen Grupp, MD, PhD
Director of Translational Research, Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia​
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stephan Grupp, MD PhD, is the Director of Translational Research for the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and the Yetta Dietch Novotny Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Division of Oncology, the Stem Cell Transplant group, and is Medical Director of the Stem Cell Laboratory.

Dr. Grupp graduated from the University of Cincinnati after completing the MD/PhD program. His PhD is in Immunology.

He completed pediatric residency at the Boston Children's Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and postdoctoral work in Immunology at Harvard University. He then joined the faculty at Harvard University until 1996, when he came to CHOP. His primary area of clinical research is the use of engineered cell therapies in high risk pediatric cancers. His primary laboratory interest is the molecular control of leukemic cell growth and the development of new cell therapy treatments for pediatric cancers. Dr. Grupp is a reviewer for several journals and the author of over 120 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as numerous abstracts and book chapters. He is also the national Chair for Stem Cell Transplantation for the Children's Oncology Group.