“I believe this program fuels students’ passion for science and their drive toward accomplishing their dreams. The sky is the limit. It’s very exciting!”

- Robert Fabiszewski, Work-study Program director at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

Teaming Up to Help Teens with ADHD and ASD Drive Safely

A new teen driver with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) jumps behind the wheel and steps on the gas, looking for freedom and adventure. Could his inexperience on the road combined with  …

Prevention Bundle Reduces Urinary Tract Infections

Clinicians and researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are always striving to improve care, which is partly why the institution continues to rank as the No. 1 pediatric hospital in the  …

Grant to Explore Eradicating HIV from Hiding Places in the Brain

Exploring new methods to eradicate HIV that lingers in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatment is the focus of a new study by investigators at Children’s Hospital and Temple University. T …

Next Generation of Innovators Get Start at CHOP

High school students from Philadelphia are getting out from behind their desks to explore basic science careers in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s state-of-the-art laborat …

New Center for Childhood Cancer Research Director Named

Stephen P. Hunger, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in children’s cancer, has been named the new director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research and chief of the Division of Oncology. Dr. Hu …

Study Shows Rise in Preventive Pediatric Dental Care

A study conducted by PolicyLab researchers shows the proportion of US-born, Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania who utilized preventive dental care rose significantly for children ages 5-10 yea …

Problem of Noisy Patient Monitors Trigger NHLBI-Funded Study

If you ever have visited a hospitalized patient, you probably heard a symphony of blips, chirps, and buzzes emanating from a variety of monitors. In fact, hundreds of alarms signal for every criticall …

New Jersey Teen Driver Decals Linked to Fewer Crashes

A new study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) provides valuable evidence that New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal provision is associated with a sustained two-y …

Obese Teens With Sleep Apnea Show Impaired Neurobehavioral Functioning

Navigating the tumultuous teenage years can be exhausting, and new research shows that they can be particularly challenging for overweight adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), a s …

Medical Emergency Teams Improve Safety, Cut Costs

Hospital administrators are always looking for ways to improve the equation of how to advance quality of care at a lower cost. A cost-benefit analysis performed by a research team at The Children’s Ho …

Researcher Delivers Key Thrombosis Lecture

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Sriram Krishnaswamy, PhD, recently delivered this year’s Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture in Thrombosis at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions  …

CHOP, ARUP Laboratories Form Genotyping Partnership

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Salt Lake City, Ut.-based ARUP Laboratories recently announced an agreement to provide human leukocyte antigen (HLA) testing using next-generation seque …