Kella Tran-Du, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine

Kella Tran-Du is a research technician responsible for managing specimens and associated data from consortium sites via Nautilus, receiving and banking biospecimens, managing quality control documentation, distribution of site supplies and metric reporting with respect to specimen collection.

Prior to joining CHOP in August of 2016, Kella worked as a research assistant in the Epigenetics Institute at the University of Pennsylvania in the laboratory of Dr. Benjamin Garcia. Her research focused on investigating the crosstalk between kinase inhibitors and histone post-translational modifications.

Kella earned a BS in Human Biology from Michigan State University. She is committed to being a part of a larger community filled with people who all have a passion and central goal of propelling research in order to provide groundbreaking treatment in the world of pediatric cancers.