Category Archive: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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 05 2013

National Pediatric Research Network Act Passed

Last week, President Obama signed into law the National Pediatric Research Network Act. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and other leading children’s hospitals making up the Coalition for Pediatric Medical Research lobbied Congress over a number of years to pass legislation that creates multi-institution pediatric research networks throughout the United States.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/national-pediatric-research-network-act-passed/

Nov 14 2013

Trade Mission to Israel Leads to Pediatric Research Agreement

A recent trade mission to Israel led by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter has led to a new research agreement between CHOP, Drexel University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/trade-mission-israel-leads-pediatric-research-agreement/

Nov 12 2013

Introducing Basic Scientists to Translational Research

In an example of CHOP Research’s commitment to educating the next generation of scientists, a recent workshop introduced a group of young investigators to the principles of translational research.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/introducing-basic-scientists-translational-research/

Nov 07 2013

Resuscitation Expert Vinay Nadkarni, MD, Receives AAP Award

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD, recently received a Distinguished Career Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/resuscitation-expert-vinay-nadkarni-md-receives-aap-award/

Oct 15 2013

CHOP Genetics Expert Co-Leads Large New NIH Grant on Psychiatric Illnesses in Patients with Deletion Syndrome

An international collaboration will delve into why patients with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have an elevated risk of schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-genetics-expert-co-leads-large-new-nih-grant-psychiatric-illnesses-patients-deletion-syndrome/

Oct 11 2013

CURE Awards to Support Genomic, Screening Studies

Established in 2001, the Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) program awards grants to biomedical, clinical, and health services research projects.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/cure-awards-support-genomic-screening-studies-2/

Oct 09 2013

Children’s Hospital First in Nation to Disallow Use of Dietary Supplements

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has announced that its Formulary – the list of medications approved for use – will no longer include most dietary supplements.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/childrens-hospital-first-nation-disallow-use-dietary-supplements/

Oct 07 2013

A Battle of the Bands to Benefit Charity!

Osler Circle, comprised of Chief Scientific Officer Phil Johnson, MD, and fellow doctors and friends of CHOP, are one of five local bands vying for the title of “Rock MD Champions” at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/battle-bands-benefit-charity/

Sep 24 2013

New CHOP Partnership Will Expand Ways to Move Research to the Marketplace

A partnership between Children’s Hospital and the venture-capital firm Osage University Partners (OUP) will expand the opportunities to commercialize the research done at Children’s Hospital.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-chop-partnership-will-expand-ways-move-research-marketplace/

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