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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Investigators Study Orexins’ Role in Resilience to Stress — October 22, 2014
  2. T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients — October 20, 2014
  3. Intervention Aims to Promote Effective Practice for ADHD — October 17, 2014
  4. Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research — October 15, 2014
  5. Using Genetics to Discover, Optimize Epilepsy Treatments — October 13, 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
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  4. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 3 comments
  5. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments

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Sep 29 2014

Antibiotic Use in Infancy May Play Role in Obesity

Dr. Bailey and colleagues observed an increased risk of obesity with greater antibiotic use, particularly for children with four or more exposures to broad-spectrum antibiotics in early childhood.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/antibiotic-use-infancy-may-play-role-obesity/

Sep 26 2014

Basic Research Invests in Our Future

We just had to share this great video explaining how supporting basic research can lead to unforeseen breakthroughs in the future.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/basic-research-invests-future/

Sep 24 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety

“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-take-clinical-look-teen-driver-safety/

Sep 22 2014

Healthy Weight Program Launches Study on Microbiome

Known as the microbiome, this complex collection’s potential role in early weight gain and obesity has become a fascinating area of scientific exploration.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/healthy-weight-program-launches-study-microbiome/

Sep 19 2014

Gene Mutation Helps Explain How Our Body Clock is Set

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are investigating why some of us seem to need more sleep than others.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/gene-mutation-helps-explain-body-clock-set/

Sep 17 2014

Get Involved to Make Medical Research a National Priority

The Rally for Medical Research Capitol Hill Day Thursday, Sept. 18, brings together almost 300 national organizations, including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in support of making funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/get-involved-make-medical-research-national-priority/

Sep 15 2014

Scholar Hope Grant Supports Neuroblastoma Research

Pediatric oncology researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are driven to find new treatments for childhood cancer, and the Hyundai Hope On Wheels program is supporting their hard work by awarding a 2014 Scholar Hope grant to help fund investigations that focus on the aggressive form of neuroblastoma.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/scholar-hope-grant-supports-neuroblastoma-research/

Sep 12 2014

Researchers Explore Girls’ Response to Breast Cancer Risk

This is the first generation where women are routinely tested for genetic mutations that may increase their risk for breast cancer. They are also increasingly aware of the implications of their cancer history and genetic testing results on their daughters.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-explore-girls-response-breast-cancer-risk/

Sep 08 2014

Study Aims to Reveal Novel Drivers of Allergic Disease

Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are studying the underlying biological features that could be common from one allergic disease to another.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-aims-reveal-novel-drivers-allergic-disease/

Sep 04 2014

Award Set to Fund Opioid Withdrawal Investigation

Dr. Barr recently received a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to examine the immune system’s role in opioid dependence during early development.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/award-set-fund-opioid-withdrawal-investigation/

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