Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31 2013

IOM Report Examines Sports-Related Concussion in Youths

Yesterday, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council released an extensive report on sports-related concussions in children and teens that found helmets do not prevent concussions in youth athletes.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/iom-report-examines-sports-related-concussion-youths/

Oct 29 2013

Department of Defense Grant to Fund Advanced Transplant Study

A recent grant from the Department of Defense (DoD) to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will fund a new study of advanced transplantation techniques.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/department-defense-grant-fund-advanced-transplant-study/

Oct 25 2013

Nancy Kassam-Adams’ Work on Post-Traumatic Stress Featured in NYT Blog

Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), was featured in a recent New York Times Blog Post focusing on post-traumatic stress in children and parents after the child’s sustained an injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/dr-nancy-kassam-adams-work-post-traumatic-stress-featured-nyt-blog/

Oct 22 2013

Dr. Phyllis Dennery Elected to Institute of Medicine

Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP, an internationally prominent neonatologist and researcher at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/dr-dennery-elected-institute-medicine/

Oct 18 2013

New Open-Source Harvest Toolkit Offers Research Data Resource

Designed by the Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMi), the Harvest toolkit is an open-source, highly interactive framework that is designed to let users to quickly navigate different types and levels of data.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-open-source-harvest-toolkit-offers-research-data-resource/

Oct 15 2013

CHOP Genetics Expert Co-Leads Large New NIH Grant on Psychiatric Illnesses in Patients with Deletion Syndrome

An international collaboration will delve into why patients with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have an elevated risk of schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-genetics-expert-co-leads-large-new-nih-grant-psychiatric-illnesses-patients-deletion-syndrome/

Oct 11 2013

CURE Awards to Support Genomic, Screening Studies

Established in 2001, the Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) program awards grants to biomedical, clinical, and health services research projects.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cure-awards-support-genomic-screening-studies-2/

Oct 09 2013

Children’s Hospital First in Nation to Disallow Use of Dietary Supplements

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has announced that its Formulary – the list of medications approved for use – will no longer include most dietary supplements.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/childrens-hospital-first-nation-disallow-use-dietary-supplements/

Oct 07 2013

A Battle of the Bands to Benefit Charity!

Osler Circle, comprised of Chief Scientific Officer Phil Johnson, MD, and fellow doctors and friends of CHOP, are one of five local bands vying for the title of “Rock MD Champions” at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/battle-bands-benefit-charity/

Oct 02 2013

PolicyLab’s David Rubin, MD, MSCE, Appointed to Child Abuse Commission

Co-director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab David Rubin, MD, MSCE, was recently appointed to a government commission tasked with working to end child abuse and neglect-related deaths.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylabs-david-rubin-md-msce-appointed-child-abuse-commission/

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