Category Archive: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Apr 04 2014

Advocates Shaky That NIH Funding Remains Steady

Several research advocacy groups are calling on the administration and Congress to make a significant investment in NIH funding during their budget negotiations.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/advocates-shaky-nih-funding-remains-steady/

Apr 02 2014

1 in 68: An Interview with CHOP Experts on the CDC’s New Autism Rate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced a new prevalence estimate for Autism Spectrum Disorder: 1 in 68 individuals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/1-68-interview-chop-experts-cdcs-new-autism-rate/

Mar 28 2014

CHOP Business, Research Innovations Honored at PA Bio Dinner

At the recent 2014 Pennsylvania Bio Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s reputation as an international leader in pediatric medicine was further cemented, as the Hospital was honored with two awards celebrating its business and research innovations.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-business-research-innovations-honored-pa-bio-dinner/

Mar 26 2014

CHOP Pediatric Psychology Experts to Shine at SPPAC

Pediatric psychology is embedded into family-centered care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. When a child has a serious or chronic illness, pediatric psychologists listen carefully and empathetically to concerns of the young patient and family while assessing their strengths, coping strategies, and goals.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-pediatric-psychology-experts-shine-sppac/

Mar 21 2014

CHOP Sports Medicine, Concussion Specialist Interviewed by Fox 29

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Christina L. Master, MD, was recently interviewed on Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia during a segment about sports injuries and concussion.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-sports-medicine-concussion-specialist-interviewed-fox-29/

Mar 19 2014

U.S. News Ranks Department of Pediatrics No. 1 in Nation

U.S.News & World Report awarded its top ranking in pediatrics, for the second year in a row, to the physicians and scientists who work at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/u-s-news-ranks-department-pediatrics-1-nation/

Mar 12 2014

Why Can Commensal Organisms Cause Infections?

Despite its somewhat misleading name, H. influenzae does not cause influenza, but is instead associated with invasive infections and localized respiratory tract disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/can-commensal-organisms-cause-infections/

Mar 10 2014

As One Food Allergy Resolves, Another May Develop

Some children who outgrow one type of food allergy may then develop another type of allergy, more severe and more persistent, to the same food.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/one-food-allergy-resolves-another-may-develop/

Mar 07 2014

$3.25 Million Gift Creates Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence

Three longtime allies have joined forces to create the new Penn Medicine/CHOP Friedreich’s Ataxia Center of Excellence.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/3-25-million-gift-creates-penn-medicinechop-friedreichs-ataxia-center-excellence/

Feb 27 2014

Campaign Raises Awareness of Pediatric Palliative Care

Pediatric palliative care is a powerful intervention that can be prescribed alongside curative or life-prolonging therapies for children with serious illnesses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/campaign-raises-awareness-pediatric-palliative-care/

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