Two CHOP Researchers Named 2022 STAT Wunderkinds

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Two researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) were recently selected by the health and science news outlet STAT as 2022 Wunderkinds, an award that celebrates the next generation of scientific superstars who are making significant contributions to biomedical research.

Cancer researcher Caroline Diorio, MD, was selected for her research investigating potential immunotherapy for pediatric T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Neurosurgeon Alexander Tucker, MD, was chosen for his innovative research in the field of wound healing.

Both were recognized for tackling some of the most challenging problems in pediatric research and were chosen from more than 200 nominations across North America. Learn more about this award and the full list of 2022 winners here.