Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. International Team Finds Blood Disorder Mutation — November 26, 2014
  2. Research Centers Team Up to Help Teens With ADHD and ASD Drive Safely — November 24, 2014
  3. PolicyLab Study Shows Rise in Pediatric Dental Care — November 21, 2014
  4. Rescuing Mutation May Operate in Bone Marrow Failure — November 19, 2014
  5. Thrombosis Researcher Set to Deliver American Heart Association Lecture — November 17, 2014

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

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Oct 10 2014

Making Research Funding Personal

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Peter M. Grollman, vice president of CHOP’s Office of Government Affairs, Community Relations, and Advocacy recently penned a powerful editorial on Philly.com arguing that tepid government support for medical researchers demands a personal response from voters.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/making-research-funding-personal/

Oct 08 2014

Experts’ Research Leads to Rare Disease Clinical Trial

As rare pediatric diseases go, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is about as rare and debilitating as they come, affecting roughly one in two million people around the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/experts-research-leads-rare-disease-clinical-trial/

Oct 06 2014

Genetic Study Gives Clues to Cognitive Abilities

A large genetic study conducted by experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine represents a first step in discerning the overall genetic architecture of cognitive abilities.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/genetic-study-gives-clues-cognitive-abilities/

Oct 03 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/research-tool-based-common-crash-scenarios-teens/

Oct 01 2014

Safety of Severe Asthma Care Outside the ICU Assessed

Chén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/safety-severe-asthma-care-outside-icu-assessed/

Sep 29 2014

Antibiotic Use in Infancy May Play Role in Obesity

Dr. Bailey and colleagues observed an increased risk of obesity with greater antibiotic use, particularly for children with four or more exposures to broad-spectrum antibiotics in early childhood.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/antibiotic-use-infancy-may-play-role-obesity/

Sep 26 2014

Basic Research Invests in Our Future

We just had to share this great video explaining how supporting basic research can lead to unforeseen breakthroughs in the future.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/basic-research-invests-future/

Sep 24 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety

“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/investigators-take-clinical-look-teen-driver-safety/

Sep 22 2014

Healthy Weight Program Launches Study on Microbiome

Known as the microbiome, this complex collection’s potential role in early weight gain and obesity has become a fascinating area of scientific exploration.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/healthy-weight-program-launches-study-microbiome/

Sep 19 2014

Gene Mutation Helps Explain How Our Body Clock is Set

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are investigating why some of us seem to need more sleep than others.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/gene-mutation-helps-explain-body-clock-set/

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