Armine Manukyan, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CPHON

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Armine Manukyan, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CPHON, is a nurse practitioner with the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Solid tumors, Sarcomas, Neuroblastoma, Immunotherapy, Leukemia, CAR T cell therapy, Bone marrow transplant
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse (CPHON)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biochemistry - University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MS, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with a concentration in Oncology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Research Interests





Hyun J, Romero L, Riveron R, Flores C, Kanagavelu S, Chung KD, Alonso A, Sotolongo J, Ruiz J, Manukyan A, Chun S, Singh G, Salas P, Targan SR, Fukata M. (2014) “Human intestinal epithelial cells express interleukin-10 through Toll-like receptor 4-mediated epithelial-macrophage crosstalk.” Journal of Innate Immunity 2015;7(1):87-101.


Nobuta H, Ghiani CA, Paez PM, Spreuer V, Dong H, Korsak RA, Manukyan A, Li J, Vinters HV, Huang EJ, Rowitch DH, Sofroniew MV, Campagnoni AT, de Vellis J, Waschek JA. (2012) “STAT3-Mediated astrogliosis protects myelin development in neonatal brain injury.” Annals of Neurology 2012 Nov;72(5):750-65.


Hiroko Nobuta, Cristina A Ghiani, Armine Manukyan, Jean de Vellis, James A Waschek (2010) “Peripheral administration of vasoactive intestinal peptide ameliorates CNS cytokine induction in a mouse model of neonatal diffuse white matter injury.” Journal of Molecular Neuroscience (2010) 42:279.

Posters and Presentations


Manukyan A, Dalton K (2019) “Reducing Fever to Antibiotic Times in the General Pediatric Oncology Population.” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Annual Poster Session, July 2019.

Awards and Honors

2015-2019, "Bravo” recognition, CHOP
2015-2018, Daisy Award Nominations, CHOP
2015-2018, “Safety Good Catch” recognitions from Charge Nurses, CHOP
2015, Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania