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Snapshot Science: Does Serotonin Contribute to Heart Valve Disease Progression in Patients With Low Serotonin Transport Activity?
Researchers explore how serotonin may affect the heart’s mitral valve and potentially accelerate degenerative mitral regurgitation.
Published on Feb 13, 2023 in Cornerstone Blog
In the News: MIS-C, Heart Disease, Sleep Genes, Neonatal Resuscitation
This week’s In the News highlights research on MIS-C, an association between serotonin and heart valve disease, a genetic basis for sleep disorders, and neonatal resuscitation guidelines.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 in Cornerstone Blog
CHOP Researchers Show Serotonin Can Contribute to Heart Valve Disease
Researchers in CHOP’s Pediatric Heart Valve Center have found that the neurotransmitter serotonin can adversely affect the heart’s mitral valve.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 in Press Releases
Snapshot Science: Can Durability, Longevity of Bioprosthetic Heart Valves be Improved?
Structural degeneration of bioprosthetic heart valves can be prevented, according to new study from the Center for Pediatric Heart Valve Disorders.
Published on Feb 25, 2022 in Cornerstone Blog
CHOP Researchers Show Modifying Bioprosthetic Heart Valves with Polymer Can Improve Durability
CHOP Researchers have found that modifying bioprosthetic heart valves with a polymer known as POS prevents structural degeneration of the valve.
Published on Feb 7, 2022 in Press Releases
Frontier Program Aims to Address Daunting Challenges of Heart Valve Disorders
Multidisciplinary team takes a coordinated approach to treat valve diseases and expand the existing knowledge of these complex conditions.
Published on Jan 26, 2021 in Cornerstone Blog
In the News: Peanut Allergy First, Support for Teen Resilience, Healthcare Disparities and Pain Treatment, Pediatric Medical Device Awards
Read about a breakthrough peanut allergy treatment, support for teen resilience, healthcare disparities in pain treatment, and pediatric medical device awards.
Published on Feb 14, 2020 in Cornerstone Blog
Consortium Guides Innovation in Pediatric Medical Devices
Led by Dr. Robert Levy, the Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium is focused on bringing pediatric medical device concepts to fruition.
Published on Jun 5, 2019 in Cornerstone Blog
In the News: Early Investigator Award, Microbiome and Depression, INSAR 2019, Families’ Internet Searches, Telehealth Grant, and Pediatric Medical Devices
In this week’s recap, our researchers make headlines with their work in endocrinology, autism research, telehealth, the gut-brain connection, and more.
Published on May 17, 2019 in Cornerstone Blog
Collaborations Set to Advance the Healthcare of Children
Along with its research partners Drexel University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute recently hosted a collaborative research symposium that gave researchers from all three institutions the chance to connect and share…
Published on Feb 6, 2014 in Cornerstone Blog