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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care — August 28, 2014
  2. Investigators Excited to Receive CPCE Pilot Grant Awards — August 26, 2014
  3. Award Will Support Novel Hemophilia Therapy Investigation — August 22, 2014
  4. New Study Focuses on Nasal Steroids as OSA Treatment — August 20, 2014
  5. Investigating a New Approach to Eosinophilic Esophagitis — August 18, 2014

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  4. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments
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Aug 28 2014

Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care

Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia achieved results similar to those in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/report-100-prenatal-surgeries-spina-bifida-support-new-standard-care/

Aug 26 2014

Investigators Excited to Receive CPCE Pilot Grant Awards

Any opportunity to get a research project off the ground is greatly appreciated, especially by the two Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia physicians who recently received 2014 Pilot Grant Awards from the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-excited-receive-cpce-pilot-grant-awards/

Aug 22 2014

Award Will Support Novel Hemophilia Therapy Investigation

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Lacramioara Ivanciu, PhD, was one of five investigators who recently received funding through the Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/award-will-support-novel-hemophilia-therapy-investigation/

Aug 20 2014

New Study Focuses on Nasal Steroids as OSA Treatment

Researchers from the Sleep Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are set to launch the “Steroids for Pediatric Research in Kids (SPARK)” trial in September that will investigate the use of nasal corticosteroids as a possible treatment for OSAS.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-study-focuses-nasal-steroids-osa-treatment/

Aug 18 2014

Investigating a New Approach to Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Many of the major milestones in understanding eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a food allergy that affects the esophagus, began in research laboratories at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigating-new-approach-eosinophilic-esophagitis/

Aug 15 2014

Forced Looping Viable Strategy to Reverse Globin Switch

Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are exploring a new gene therapy approach that aims to reactivate the production of fetal hemoglobin as a potential intervention for patients with sickle cell disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/forced-looping-viable-strategy-reverse-globin-switch/

Aug 13 2014

Investigators Explore Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in NICU

Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-explore-safety-rotavirus-vaccine-nicu/

Aug 11 2014

Celebrating Student Contributions to Injury Research

A recent event at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) celebrated the wide-ranging accomplishments of a number of students who have been working with CIRP staff and investigators.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/celebrating-student-contributions-injury-research/

Aug 07 2014

Biodegradable Nanoparticles May Hold Therapeutic Use

CHOP has long investigated biodegradable nanoparticles for medical use. With diameters ranging from a few tens to a few hundreds of nanometers, these particles are 10 to 1000 times smaller than red blood cells.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/biodegradable-nanoparticles-may-hold-therapeutic-use/

Aug 05 2014

Climate Change Could Mean More Kidney Stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/climate-change-mean-kidney-stones/

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