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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence Honor Faculty — October 24, 2014
  2. Investigators Study Orexins’ Role in Resilience to Stress — October 22, 2014
  3. T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients — October 20, 2014
  4. Intervention Aims to Promote Effective Practice for ADHD — October 17, 2014
  5. Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research — October 15, 2014

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  1. Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells — 8 comments
  2. Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children — 4 comments
  3. Study Finds Some Children Can “Recover” from Autism — 4 comments
  4. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments
  5. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 3 comments

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Oct 24 2014

Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence Honor Faculty

The 2014 Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence recognize faculty from The Perelman School of Medicine who exemplify the highest values of innovation, commitment to service, leadership, dedication to patient care, and scholarship and teaching.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/world-class-faculty-honored-achievements/

Oct 22 2014

Investigators Study Orexins’ Role in Resilience to Stress

Why do some of us get stressed out while others seem to roll with life’s punches? That is the big question in the field of stress neurobiology, and to get closer to the answer, researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are exploring peptides called orexins as potential mediators of resilience or vulnerability to the effects of stress.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-study-orexins-role-resilience-stress/

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/

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