Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients — October 20, 2014
  2. Intervention Aims to Promote Effective Practice for ADHD — October 17, 2014
  3. Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research — October 15, 2014
  4. Using Genetics to Discover, Optimize Epilepsy Treatments — October 13, 2014
  5. Making Research Funding Personal — October 10, 2014

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  1. Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells — 8 comments
  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 — 3 comments
  5. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments

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Oct 20 2014

T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients

A landmark new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 90 percent of leukemia patients treated with a groundbreaking form of cellular therapy achieved complete responses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/hope-springs-t-cell-therapy-leads-remission-90-percent-leukemia-patients/

Oct 17 2014

Intervention Aims to Promote Effective Practice for ADHD

ADHD is the most common neurobehavioral disorder among children, occurring in about 8 percent of youth. Yet each child experiences symptoms of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity differently, so delivering treatment that is responsive to individuals’ specific needs, goals, and family preferences can be time-consuming and complex.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/intervention-aims-promote-effective-practice-adhd/

Oct 15 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research

Drivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/simulated-driving-assessment-fuels-teen-driver-research/

Oct 13 2014

Using Genetics to Discover, Optimize Epilepsy Treatments

A new study supports the idea that the identification of specific genetics targets could lead to a sea change in the way epilepsy is treated.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/using-genetics-discover-optimize-epilepsy-treatments/

Oct 10 2014

Making Research Funding Personal

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Peter M. Grollman, vice president of CHOP’s Office of Government Affairs, Community Relations, and Advocacy recently penned a powerful editorial on Philly.com arguing that tepid government support for medical researchers demands a personal response from voters.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/making-research-funding-personal/

Oct 08 2014

Experts’ Research Leads to Rare Disease Clinical Trial

As rare pediatric diseases go, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is about as rare and debilitating as they come, affecting roughly one in two million people around the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/experts-research-leads-rare-disease-clinical-trial/

Oct 06 2014

Genetic Study Gives Clues to Cognitive Abilities

A large genetic study conducted by experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine represents a first step in discerning the overall genetic architecture of cognitive abilities.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/genetic-study-gives-clues-cognitive-abilities/

Oct 03 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/research-tool-based-common-crash-scenarios-teens/

Oct 01 2014

Safety of Severe Asthma Care Outside the ICU Assessed

Chén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/safety-severe-asthma-care-outside-icu-assessed/

Sep 29 2014

Antibiotic Use in Infancy May Play Role in Obesity

Dr. Bailey and colleagues observed an increased risk of obesity with greater antibiotic use, particularly for children with four or more exposures to broad-spectrum antibiotics in early childhood.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/antibiotic-use-infancy-may-play-role-obesity/

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