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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study — February 27, 2015
  2. Genetic MEG Study Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion — February 25, 2015
  3. CPCE Supports New Pilot Projects on Clinical Decision-Making — February 23, 2015
  4. Pediatric Medical Device Innovators Receive PPDC Seed Grants — February 20, 2015
  5. Transparent Microelectrodes Allow for Dynamic Imaging to Study Epilepsy — February 18, 2015

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Feb 27 2015

CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s own Philip R. Johnson, MD was consulted for a number of articles about an exciting new HIV vaccine study.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-hiv-expert-consulted-novel-vaccine-study/

Feb 25 2015

Genetic MEG Study Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion

According to new research, children born with a DNA abnormality on chromosome 16 already linked to neurodevelopmental problems show measurable delays in processing sound and language.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/genetic-study-links-language-delay-chromosome-deletion-children/

Feb 23 2015

CPCE Supports New Pilot Projects on Clinical Decision-Making

Winners chosen for the fall round of the CPCE’s Pilot Grant Program will focus on two projects that aim to have an impact on clinical decision-making.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cpce-supports-new-pilot-projects-clinical-decision-making/

Feb 20 2015

Pediatric Medical Device Innovators Receive PPDC Seed Grants

The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) announced that it will provide seed grants of $25,000 each to three companies to transform their innovative ideas into commercial devices that benefit young patients.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/pediatric-medical-device-innovators-receive-ppdc-seed-grants/

Feb 18 2015

Transparent Microelectrodes Allow for Dynamic Imaging to Study Epilepsy

Neuroscience researcher Hajime Takano, PhD, who works in Douglas Coulter, PhD’s, epilepsy research laboratory at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is especially interested in which specific neurons could be inciting the neural network.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/transparent-microelectrodes-allow-dynamic-imaging-study-epilepsy/

Feb 16 2015

New Gene Test to Improve Transplantation, Research

Children’s Hospital immunogenetics experts developed a unique laboratory test to characterize the genes that encode human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules, which are complex proteins on cell surfaces that are essential to immune function.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-gene-test-improve-transplantation-research/

Feb 13 2015

Young Girls Help Inform Breast Cancer Prevention

Funded by the National Cancer Institute, the LEGACY study is unique in its focus on healthy, young girls and how their habits and development are related to breast health.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/young-girls-help-inform-breast-cancer-prevention/

Feb 11 2015

Genetic Clues Found in Food Allergy Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Scientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/genetic-clues-found-food-allergy-eosinophilic-esophagitis/

Feb 09 2015

Researchers Developing Reliable Measures of Children’s Sleep Health

Christopher B. Forrest, MD, PhD, a CHOP pediatrician, recently received a two-year grant to develop PROMIS pediatric sleep health measures that will fill this gap and enable patients and their families to express exactly how health conditions and treatments affect their sleep.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-developing-reliable-measures-childrens-sleep-health/

Feb 06 2015

Project Increases Flu Vaccination in Pediatric Patients With Cancer

While influenza vaccination is important for all children, it is critical that pediatric patients with cancer get a flu shot because their weakened immune systems leave them especially vulnerable to severe infections.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/project-increases-flu-vaccination-pediatric-patients-cancer/

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