Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care — August 28, 2014
  2. Investigators Excited to Receive CPCE Pilot Grant Awards — August 26, 2014
  3. Award Will Support Novel Hemophilia Therapy Investigation — August 22, 2014
  4. New Study Focuses on Nasal Steroids as OSA Treatment — August 20, 2014
  5. Investigating a New Approach to Eosinophilic Esophagitis — August 18, 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
  3. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments
  4. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments
  5. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 3 comments

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Jul 03 2014

Researchers Examine Goal Pursuit in Teens with Cancer

Teens with cancer often experience fatigue, pain, and other symptoms that can interfere with these personal goals, which psychologists refer to as health-related hindrance (HRH).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-examine-goal-pursuit-teens-cancer/

Jul 01 2014

Biomarkers for Mitochondrial Diseases Emerging

A new approach being developed at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania could allow investigators to know within days if a chosen therapy reverses the intracellular mechanisms that go awry in Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA), a genetic mitochondrial disease

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/biomarkers-mitochondrial-diseases-emerging/

Jun 30 2014

CHOP Neuroscientist Receives Prestigious NIH Award

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-neuroscientist-receives-prestigious-nih-award/

Jun 27 2014

CHOP Announces Fetal Neuroprotection Program

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program which builds onto already growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-announces-fetal-neuroprotection-program/

Jun 25 2014

New Teen Drivers Benefit From Practice Quantity, Variety

When a teen learning to drive sits behind the wheel with sweaty palms, it is often up to the parent to keep their child calm and focused on the road. But how can parents prepare to steer these driving lessons in the right direction?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-teen-drivers-benefit-practice-quantity-variety/

Jun 23 2014

Gene Study Points to Novel Pathway for Diabetes Treatment

New research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania details how a diabetes-related gene functions on a biological pathway that affects the release of insulin.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/gene-study-points-novel-pathway-diabetes-treatment/

Jun 19 2014

Early Childhood Bone Density Reference Data Needed

A study at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia aims to establish reference data for children ages 1 to 5 using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), a test that measures bone density.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/early-childhood-bone-density-reference-data-needed/

Jun 17 2014

Concussion Prevention, Care Are Key Targets for Research

Few healthcare issues reach the presidential podium and ESPN headlines, but the topic of sports-related concussions in youth scored both, gaining momentum as a national priority.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/concussion-prevention-care-key-targets-research/

Jun 16 2014

Researcher Strives to Add Youth Voices to Health Measures

Dr. Wade’s research seeks to build on the original Adverse Childhood Experiences Study study by adding youth voices.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researcher-strives-add-youth-voices-health-measures/

Jun 13 2014

Exploring Vitamin Supplementation and Disease

Kelly A. Dougherty, PhD recently received an award from the NIH that will support her investigation of vitamin A supplementation and sickle cell disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/exploring-vitamin-supplementation-disease/

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