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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Scholar Hope Grant Supports Neuroblastoma Research — September 15, 2014
  2. Researchers Explore Girls’ Response to Breast Cancer Risk — September 12, 2014
  3. Study Aims to Reveal Novel Drivers of Allergic Disease — September 8, 2014
  4. Award Set to Fund Opioid Withdrawal Investigation — September 4, 2014
  5. Study Compares Lung Opening Strategies for Preterm Infants — September 2, 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. Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children — 3 comments
  4. On the Cusp of a Cure – Sickle Cell Disease — 3 comments
  5. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments

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Jul 17 2014

Study Shows Evaluators Can Screen for Eye Disease Remotely

A study published in JAMA Ophthalmology shows trained evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-shows-evaluators-can-screen-eye-disease-remotely/

Jul 15 2014

CHOP Researchers Discover Postsurgical Pain Gene Variants

In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child’s need for pain-control drugs.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researchers-discover-postsurgical-pain-gene-variants/

Jul 10 2014

Electrocardiogram Use Varies for Infants With ALTEs

The most common underlying diagnoses related to ALTEs are gastroesophageal reflux and upper respiratory illness. Clinicians also consider cardiac causes, but no standardized method is used to evaluate patients with ALTEs, especially with regard to electrocardiograms (ECGs) as a diagnostic tool.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/electrocardiogram-use-varies-infants-altes/

Jul 08 2014

60 Minutes Revisits Cancer Therapy Pioneered at CHOP

Australia’s 60 Minutes recently revisited its story from last year about the revolutionary immune therapy treatment spearheaded by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/60-minutes-revisits-cancer-therapy-pioneered-chop/

Jul 07 2014

PolicyLab Reports on Students Involved With Child Welfare

A report released in June by PolicyLab revealed that 17 percent of Philadelphia public school students have been involved with child welfare and it described the educational barriers that these students face.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylab-reports-students-involved-child-welfare/

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/

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