Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Illustrating Commitment to Education, CHOP Research Honors Trainees — April 23, 2014
  2. Rare Disease Project Makes Progress, Empowers — April 22, 2014
  3. Going With the Gut to Build Preterm Infants’ Immunity — April 21, 2014
  4. Studies Find Genes Linked to BMI, Cardiovascular Health — April 17, 2014
  5. Investigating Breakthrough Cystic Fibrosis Drug’s Effect on Weight — April 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  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. Longer CPR Saves Lives in Children and Adults — 2 comments

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Mar 14 2014

Study Shows Normal Neurodevelopment Two Years After in Utero Surgery for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at CHOP serves more than 150 families with complicated multiples pregnancies each year and performs more than 50 fetoscopic laser surgeries annually, one of the highest volumes of prenatal laser surgeries in the nation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researcher-sets-goals-new-istss-president-2/

Mar 12 2014

Why Can Commensal Organisms Cause Infections?

Despite its somewhat misleading name, H. influenzae does not cause influenza, but is instead associated with invasive infections and localized respiratory tract disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/can-commensal-organisms-cause-infections/

Mar 10 2014

As One Food Allergy Resolves, Another May Develop

Some children who outgrow one type of food allergy may then develop another type of allergy, more severe and more persistent, to the same food.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/one-food-allergy-resolves-another-may-develop/

Mar 07 2014

$3.25 Million Gift Creates Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Three longtime allies have joined forces to create the new Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/3-25-million-gift-creates-penn-medicinechop-friedreichs-ataxia-center-excellence/

Mar 06 2014

New Gene Signals Likely Blood Pressure Drug Targets

The list of genes affecting blood pressure is expanding, as researchers pursue likely targets for therapeutics already in existence or in development.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-gene-signals-likely-blood-pressure-drug-targets/

Mar 04 2014

CHOP Neuroscientist Advocates for Federal Concussion Support

In an example of how many CHOP researchers’ work isn’t confined to the laboratory, Children’s Hospital Neuroscientist Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently traveled to Washington, DC to discuss concussion treatment strategies and to advocate for increased federal support for concussion research.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-neuroscientist-advocates-federal-concussion-support/

Feb 27 2014

Campaign Raises Awareness of Pediatric Palliative Care

Pediatric palliative care is a powerful intervention that can be prescribed alongside curative or life-prolonging therapies for children with serious illnesses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/campaign-raises-awareness-pediatric-palliative-care/

Feb 25 2014

Research Advocates Dispirited Over Omnibus Funding Level for NIH

Biomedical research advocates had hoped that a surge in research and development funding in the 2014 budget would be the best medicine for the National Institutes of Health, which has been impaired by mandated across-the-board sequestration cuts.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/research-advocates-dispirited-omnibus-funding-level-nih/

Feb 21 2014

CHOP Research Leader Contributes to Study Showing New Approach to Vaccines against Dangerous Viruses

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s chief scientific officer, Philip R. Johnson, MD, is among the co-authors of a new study that presents an advanced approach to vaccine design.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-research-leader-contributes-study-showing-new-approach-vaccines-dangerous-viruses/

Feb 19 2014

Study Leads to Increased Heart Disease Risk Understanding

Most of us have heard of the “good cholesterol” and “bad cholesterol” coursing through our bloodstream. In the conventional wisdom of the past 30 years, having more of the “good” variety — high-density lipoprotein, or HDL — can lower your risk of heart disease, while more “bad” cholesterol — low-density lipoprotein, or LDL — increases your risk.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-leads-increased-heart-disease-risk-understanding/

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