Research at Cooper

Cooper Research Institute

The Cooper Research Institute (CRI) provides focused administrative and financial support for research to the Cooper Health System. CRI provides researchers with regulatory-mandated education, biostatistical support, and guidance through the Institutional Review Board. The institute helps researchers secure grants from government agencies, foundations, and industry, allowing them to continue Cooper’s long history of medical research. Cooper faculty members conduct over 400 NIH foundation- and industry-sponsored clinical trials each year. Through basic and clinical research, researchers provide thousands of South Jersey patients access to cutting-edge treatment in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular disease, critical care medicine, diabetes, orthopaedics, stroke, and surgery.

Coriell Institute of Medical Research

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research, an independent nonprofit dedicated to the study of the human genome, is recognized as one of the world’s leading biobanks, distributing biological samples and offering research and biobanking services to scientists around the globe. A pioneer in genomics, Coriell is examining the utility of genetic information in clinical care through the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative (CPMC) research study. The Institute is also unlocking the promise of induced pluripotent stem cells and their role in disease research and drug discovery.