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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Study Shows No Reprieve From Sleep Problems During Pregnancy — March 6, 2015
  2. PolicyLab to Study Effect of Narratives on Antipsychotic Prescribing — March 4, 2015
  3. Device Invented by CHOP Expert “Flips” Rare Disease Survival — March 2, 2015
  4. Finding New Genetic Syndrome Ends Medical Odyssey for Families — March 2, 2015
  5. CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study — February 27, 2015

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  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. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 4 comments
  4. Study Finds Some Children Can “Recover” from Autism — 4 comments
  5. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments

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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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Jan 16 2015

Translational Research Project Explores Enzymes’ Cancer Role

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Matthew D. Weitzman, PhD, is studying the relation of a family of enzymes to cancer.

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Jan 14 2015

Researchers Receive Grant to Study TMJ Biology, Long-term Maintenance

Eiki Koyama, DDS, PhD and Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, PhD, from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, recently received a grant from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research to study the development of the TMJ.

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Jan 12 2015

Researchers Lay Groundwork for Novel Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

Researchers in the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics (CCMT) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggest that an intricate pathway crucial to the development of Huntington’s disease (HD) rests on a “biological teeter-totter” that when carefully balanced could help to control this devastating neurodegenerative disorder.

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Jan 09 2015

Research Improves Training, Assessment of Teen Driving Skills

Two studies cited by the Wall Street Journal article were led by CIRP experts. In August, JAMA Pediatrics published a study authored by Jessica Mirman, PhD, that examined the effectiveness of the web-based Teen Driving Plan (TDP) tool in improving teen driving

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Jan 07 2015

CHOP Expert Elected to Scoliosis Research Society Presidency

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s John P. Dormans, MD, FACS, was recently elected to the presidency of the Scoliosis Research Society’s board of directors.

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Jan 05 2015

Researchers Study Factors That May Complicate Concussion Recovery

As the number of children treated for concussions continues to increase, the evidence-based program Minds Matter developed by concussion experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has expanded to clinicians in the emergency room and primary care practices.

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Dec 30 2014

A Year of Distinction

The CHOP Research Annual Report contains 43 articles spread among eight sections, this year’s report focuses on the theme of “distinction” and the stories contained within echo that theme and span the research spectrum.

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Dec 29 2014

Researchers Explore Parents’ Sense of Duty When Child Seriously Ill

Parents of children with serious illnesses often have mixed emotions fluctuating from happiness, pride, and joy to concern, fear, and anger.

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