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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Gene Mutation Helps Explain How Our Body Clock is Set — September 19, 2014
  2. Get Involved to Make Medical Research a National Priority — September 17, 2014
  3. Scholar Hope Grant Supports Neuroblastoma Research — September 15, 2014
  4. Researchers Explore Girls’ Response to Breast Cancer Risk — September 12, 2014
  5. Study Aims to Reveal Novel Drivers of Allergic Disease — September 8, 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. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments
  4. Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children — 3 comments
  5. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments

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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/

Jul 31 2014

CKiD Study Spurs New Insights Into Chronic Kidney Disease

Identifying the best strategies to slow the progression to kidney failure for children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a constant challenge for clinicians.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/ckid-study-spurs-new-insights-chronic-kidney-disease/

Jul 30 2014

Unique Collaboration Leads to “Dream Teams” to Advance Pediatric Research

Two dedicated “dream teams” of investigators will shape innovative solutions to address unmet pediatric medical needs, as part of a research partnership with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/unique-collaboration-leads-dream-teams-advance-pediatric-research/

Jul 28 2014

CIRP Engineering Expert Accepts New Leadership Role

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) proudly announced the promotion of Kristy Arbogast, PhD, to co-scientific director.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cirp-engineering-expert-accepts-new-leadership-role/

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