Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Device Invented by CHOP Expert “Flips” Rare Disease Survival — March 2, 2015
  2. Finding New Genetic Syndrome Ends Medical Odyssey for Families — March 2, 2015
  3. CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study — February 27, 2015
  4. Genetic MEG Study Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion — February 25, 2015
  5. CPCE Supports New Pilot Projects on Clinical Decision-Making — February 23, 2015

Most commented posts

  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. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 4 comments
  5. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments

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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.

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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.

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Feb 04 2015

CHOP Invited to President Obama’s Precision Medicine Announcement

The Precision Medicine Initiative, which President Obama first announced in his 2015 State of the Union speech, calls for new funding to build a national infrastructure to help sophisticated biomedical data flow from health clinics to DNA sequencing labs and back again as innovative treatments.

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Feb 02 2015

Research Collaborative Aims to Advance Understanding of Preterm Birth

Researchers and physicians at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are part of a transdisciplinary team that will apply sophisticated technology and methodology in molecular biology and genomics to help better understand the basis for preterm birth.

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Jan 30 2015

Bridging the Gap Between Womb and World

Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are on the cusp of an innovative approach to caring for preterm babies, one that could radically transform the way they are treated and significantly improve their outcomes.

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Jan 28 2015

Lessons Learned From OB Unit Closures: Planning, Communication Needed

After a series of hospitals in Philadelphia began closing their maternity programs, the OB units that remained open were strained by surges in patient volume, low workforce morale, and lack of care continuity, according to a new study led by researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Jan 26 2015

Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD Contributes to Resident Hour, Colon Cancer Studies

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD, contributed to two recent studies that span the research spectrum.

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Jan 23 2015

Beyond the Bandages, Nurses Treat Trauma

a recent study from CHOP and Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing confirms that pediatric trauma nurses are knowledgeable about practicing trauma-informed care, but points to the need for additional nurse training to help families cope after a child’s injury.

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Jan 21 2015

$50 Million Gift to Fund Research Transformation at CHOP

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced a $50 million gift from Raymond G. Perelman.

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Jan 20 2015

Office Visits May Be Too Short to Detect Autism Risk

According to a new study published in Pediatrics, short observations — such as an office visit — may be insufficient when it comes to assessing autism risk.

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