Vlad Kalinichenko, MD, PhD

Vlad Kalinichenko, MD, PhD
Director, Phoenix Children’s Research Institute


Phoenix Children’s Research Institute has a goal to establish an innovative and nationally recognized center of excellence for pediatric education and research.

The Institute facilitates translational research programs and utilizes the cutting-edge technologies toward developing new therapies for patients with pediatric diseases. The Phoenix Children’s Research Institute is located at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix campus.

The institute includes more than 700 active studies, 640 research investigators and 90 research staff members including research scientists, associates, biostatisticians, pharmacists, nurses and coordinators. Scientists engage in research across multiple clinical disciplines including cancer, neurology, cardiology, pulmonology and more.