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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. New Grant to Explore Eradicating HIV from Hiding Places in the Brain — October 31, 2014
  2. Mitochondria Study Offers Insights into Diseases’ Underlying Causes — October 29, 2014
  3. Current Imaging Practices for Kidney Stones Deviate From Guidelines — October 27, 2014
  4. Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence Honor Faculty — October 24, 2014
  5. Investigators Study Orexins’ Role in Resilience to Stress — October 22, 2014

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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/

Sep 02 2014

Study Compares Lung Opening Strategies for Preterm Infants

When an infant is born, we usually think of the strenuous effort labor entails for the mother, but it also requires a fair amount of work on the baby’s part.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-compares-lung-opening-strategies-preterm-infants/

Aug 28 2014

Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care

Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia achieved results similar to those in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/report-100-prenatal-surgeries-spina-bifida-support-new-standard-care/

Aug 26 2014

Investigators Excited to Receive CPCE Pilot Grant Awards

Any opportunity to get a research project off the ground is greatly appreciated, especially by the two Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia physicians who recently received 2014 Pilot Grant Awards from the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-excited-receive-cpce-pilot-grant-awards/

Aug 22 2014

Award Will Support Novel Hemophilia Therapy Investigation

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Lacramioara Ivanciu, PhD, was one of five investigators who recently received funding through the Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/award-will-support-novel-hemophilia-therapy-investigation/

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/

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