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A study conducted by PolicyLab researchers shows the proportion of US-born, Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania who utilized preventive dental care rose significantly for children ages 5-10.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylab-study-shows-rise-pediatric-dental-care/
Bone marrow failure syndromes are rare disorders in which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells, increasing the risk for life-threatening bleeding, anemia, and infections.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/rescuing-mutation-may-operate-bone-marrow-failure/
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Sriram Krishnaswamy, PhD, is set to deliver this year’s Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture in Thrombosis at this week’s American Heart Association Scientific Sessions annual conference.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/thrombosis-researcher-set-deliver-american-heart-association-lecture/
Genomic scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia found strong evidence that the protein family, FOXA2, is a master regulator of genetically vulnerable pathways in multiple diseases.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/gene-regulating-protein-reaches-multiple-disease-pathways/
A pediatric brain tumor expert and Deputy Scientific Director of the Research Institute, Dr. Curran was one of seventeen volunteers appointed to the PBTF’s newly created Research Advisory Network.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-research-leader-named-brain-tumor-panel/
The Autism Roadmap is a new website developed entirely as a result of philanthropy and with the expertise of nearly a dozen of the nation’s top autism experts at The Center for Autism Research (CAR) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-autism-roadmap-website-one-stop-resource-families/
A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention provides evidence that New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal provision is associated with a sustained decline in crash rates among provisional teen drivers.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-jerseys-graduated-driver-decals-linked-fewer-crashes/
An international team of researchers recently identified gene mutations that can cause severe, difficult-to-treat forms of childhood epilepsy. Many of the mutations disrupt functioning in the synapse, the highly dynamic junction at which nerve cells communicate with one another.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/collaborative-international-study-finds-childhood-epilepsy-genes/
High school students from Philadelphia are getting out from behind their desks to explore basic science careers in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s state-of-the-art laboratories and work beside topnotch faculty.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/next-generation-innovators-get-early-start-chop/
Exploring new methods to eradicate HIV that lingers in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatment is the focus of a new study by investigators at Children’s Hospital and Temple University.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-grant-explore-eradicating-hiv-hiding-places-brain/