Category Archive: About Cornerstone

Aug 13 2014

Investigators Explore Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in NICU

Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.

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Feb 13 2014

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Grant Supports CHOP Childhood Cancer Research Project

One in every 691 babies in the U.S. is born with Down syndrome, according to the National Down Syndrome Society, and have a predisposition for a certain kind of cancer.

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Jan 01 2014

Happy New Year!

From all of us here at CHOP Research, we wish you and yours a 2014 filled with happiness, health, and prosperity!

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Dec 17 2013

Amino Acids Relieve Sleep Problems Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers who fed a cocktail of key amino acids to mice improved sleep disturbances caused by brain injuries in the animals. These new findings suggest a potential dietary treatment for millions of people affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI) — a condition that is currently untreatable.

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Dec 09 2013

Groundbreaking Leukemia Research Featured at ASH Annual Meeting

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s groundbreaking leukemia research was on display at the recent American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. Held in New Orleans, the ASH Annual Meeting brought together approximately 20,000 researchers, clinicians, and industry representatives, with data from more than 5,300 abstracts presented.  Notably, Children’s Hospital’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD, co-chaired …

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Dec 31 2012

Happy New Year!

Here’s to ringing in the new year! We are wishing you and yours a 2013 filled with happiness, good health and prosperity! We have a lot of exciting things to share with you in the new year, so stay tuned!

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Dec 12 2012

A Year in Review

The holiday season is once again upon us! While it’s a time for family and friends to gather, indulge in traditions, and celebrate this season of giving, it’s also hard to believe another year has passed. In another “I can’t believe it’s already here” tradition, the new edition of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research …

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Dec 04 2012

Welcome to Cornerstone!

Welcome to Cornerstone, the new blog of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. We’re really excited to be launching this blog, where we’ll regularly be sharing news, interviews with CHOP investigators, and other commentary related to pediatric health. The word research comes from the Old French word recercher, which means “to seek out, search …

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