Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Driven by Patients: CHOP’s Cutting-Edge Fetal Surgery to be Featured on PBS — March 31, 2015
  2. Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES — March 30, 2015
  3. NIH Award Boosts CHOP’s CRISSP Summer Program — March 27, 2015
  4. Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination — March 25, 2015
  5. Babies’ BMI May Predict Childhood Obesity — March 24, 2015

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  2. Study Finds Some Children Can “Recover” from Autism — 4 comments
  3. Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children — 4 comments
  4. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 4 comments
  5. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments

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Mar 31 2015

Driven by Patients: CHOP’s Cutting-Edge Fetal Surgery to be Featured on PBS

The work of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s N. Scott Adzick, MD, an internationally recognized fetal surgery pioneer, will be featured in the new documentary series Twice Born.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/driven-by-patients-chops-cutting-edge-fetal-surgery-to-be-featured-on-pbs/

Mar 30 2015

Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

The history of our understanding and approach to cancer are at the center of CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a film directed by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns. The documentary, which features the Cancer Center at CHOP, will air in three parts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 9 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/watch-cancer-the-emperor-of-all-maladies/

Mar 27 2015

NIH Award Boosts CHOP’s CRISSP Summer Program

CHOP Research was awarded more than $500,000 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to support the CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/nih-award-boosts-chops-crissp-summer-program/

Mar 25 2015

Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination

Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/technology-helps-overcome-barriers-to-vaccination/

Mar 24 2015

Babies’ BMI May Predict Childhood Obesity

A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows body mass index (BMI) during infancy may help to predict childhood obesity by age four.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/babies-bmi-may-predict-childhood-obesity/

Mar 23 2015

View Amazing Images in Honor of Brain Awareness Week

Neuroscientists worldwide celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Brain Awareness Week, March 16-22.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/view-amazing-images-in-honor-of-brain-awareness-week/

Mar 20 2015

Researchers Honored for Using Video to Better Understand Alarm Fatigue

ECRI Institute selected an innovative study conducted by patient safety researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who aimed to objectively measure alarm fatigue as a finalist for its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-honored-using-video-better-understand-alarm-fatigue/

Mar 18 2015

Vaccinating Against Diseases, Without a Vaccine

Last month, Dr. Farzan published a study in Nature that describes his team’s creation of a new molecule that prevents monkeys from being infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/vaccinating-against-diseases-without-a-vaccine/

Mar 17 2015

Researchers Look for Factors Underlying Disparities in Diabetes Care

A study published in Pediatrics and written by Steven Willi, MD, director of the Diabetes Center for Children at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, took a close look at health care practitioners’ prescribing practices for insulin pumps.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-look-factors-underlying-disparities-diabetes-care/

Mar 16 2015

NPR Story Highlights CHOP Childhood Adversity Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Roy Wade Jr., MD, PhD, MPH has been working to add children’s voices and language feedback to tools used to assess and respond to childhood adversity.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/npr-story-highlights-chop-childhood-adversity-study/

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