• The Collaborative Health Initiative Research Program (CHIRP) is a precision medicine-based collaborative effort between the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Defense (DOD).
CHIRP Mission

The goal of the NIH/DOD collaborative initiative is to transform patient care by harnessing genomics, supercomputers, and bioinformatics. The medical outcome: to predict and pre-empt disease, mitigate and repair traumatic injury, optimize performance and resilience, and generate novel personalized therapeutic options that impact both civilian and military lives.

TAGC: The American Genome Center

Laboratory Vials

CHIRP is located at 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD, 20814, on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). CHIRP is served by the Medical Center Metro stop (Red Line).

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