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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. CIRP Engineering Expert Accepts New Leadership Role — July 28, 2014
  2. Platelet Granule Formation Gives Insight Into Rare Disease — July 23, 2014
  3. Putting a Dollar Amount to Autism Pays Off — July 21, 2014
  4. Study Shows Evaluators Can Screen for Eye Disease Remotely — July 17, 2014
  5. CHOP Researchers Discover Postsurgical Pain Gene Variants — July 15, 2014

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Jun 06 2014

Capturing a Snapshot: the CHOP Scientific Symposium

Now in its 11th year, the Research Institute Scientific Symposium aims to capture a snapshot of some of the groundbreaking work going on at the Institute every day.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/capturing-snapshot-chop-scientific-symposium/

Jun 04 2014

AfterTheInjury.org/es Offers Expert Tips in Spanish

Experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched a new Spanish website, AfterTheInjury.org/es, to help Spanish-speaking parents help their children recover after an injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/aftertheinjury-orges-offers-expert-tips-spanish/

Jun 02 2014

Children’s Hospital Launches Violence Prevention Initiative

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently unveiled its Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) in a press conference at the Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/childrens-hospital-launches-violence-prevention-initiative/

May 29 2014

Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity Associated With Functional Disability

A study led by a CHOP neonatology expert showed that infants with severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) diagnosed and treated under modern protocols remain at risk of nonvisual disabilities, even if blindness can be averted in most children.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/severe-retinopathy-prematurity-associated-functional-disability/

May 28 2014

CHOP, Drexel Consortium to Boost Pediatric Medical Device Pipeline

For medical devices, as with many medicines, the market for children is a small fraction of the adult market, and there are far fewer child-sized devices. But the need for pediatric medical devices exists, even if proper devices may not.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-drexel-consortium-boost-pediatric-medical-device-pipeline/

May 27 2014

Hat Trick! Cell Therapy Expert Scores Trio of Honors

Dr. Grupp has received a great deal of attention for his investigation of using cell therapy to treat an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/hat-trick-cell-therapy-expert-scores-trio-honors/

May 22 2014

Distinguished Career Award Goes to CHOP Oncologist

Beverly J. Lange, MD, an exemplary physician and researcher at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for over 40 years, received the 2014 Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/distinguished-career-award-goes-chop-oncologist/

May 21 2014

Study Reports Outcomes of Tracheostomy in Preterm Infants

Neonatologists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia frequently face the intricate decision of whether to place a tracheostomy in a preterm infant with severe lung disease and when to do it. A lack of relevant literature about this procedure makes it a challenging consideration.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-reports-outcomes-tracheostomy-preterm-infants/

May 20 2014

Oncologist Honored for Neuroblastoma Research

The Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Association (ANRA) recently presented its highest honor to pediatric oncologist Garrett M. Brodeur, MD, of the Cancer Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/lifetime-achievement-award-honors-chop-expert-garrett-brodeur-career-work-neuroblastoma/

May 19 2014

Study Probes Long-term Seizure Freedom on Ketogenic Diet

Most children with epilepsy can have active and fulfilling lives, with the help of modern therapies. Yet 20 percent to 30 percent of children with epilepsy do not respond to medications, which physicians call medication-resistant or intractable epilepsy.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-probes-long-term-seizure-freedom-ketogenic-diet/

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