Category Archive: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

Oct 15 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research

Drivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.

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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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Sep 17 2014

Get Involved to Make Medical Research a National Priority

The Rally for Medical Research Capitol Hill Day Thursday, Sept. 18, brings together almost 300 national organizations, including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in support of making funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/get-involved-make-medical-research-national-priority/

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.

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