News Results for Shana E. McCormack, MD, MTR
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"There is a great sense of community and interconnectedness among the folks who are here," said an attendee of the 10th Annual Friedreich's Ataxia Symposium.
Published on Oct 27, 2017 in Cornerstone Blog
Bone mineral accrual doesn't keep pace with height growth prior to adolescence, according to a national study. After a teenager reaches adult height, bone mineral accrual tends to play catch-up: Roughly 10 percent of bone mass continues to accumulate after height growth is…
Published on Sep 19, 2017 in Cornerstone Blog
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CAR T-cell therapy tops this week's research roundup, with news about the experimental immunotherapy designed to re-engineer a patient's cells to fight cancer making late-breaking and captivating headlines across the nation.
Published on Jul 13, 2017 in Cornerstone Blog
Fitness tools that monitor your daily use of energy, from counting steps to tracking sleep, have exploded in popularity. Researchers are developing better noninvasive, high-resolution methods to estimate how well the fundamental source of that energy - your mitochondria - are…
Published on Jan 12, 2017 in Cornerstone Blog
2016 CRC RE@CH Award winners, Sarah Noon, MS, CGC (left) and Eileen Ford (right)
Published on Nov 1, 2016 in Cornerstone Blog
Not all superheroes wear masks and capes. At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, clinical research coordinators are the often-unsung superheroes doing important work in…
Certain defects in the way the mitochondria work may lead to diabetes, and the ways our bodies adapt to high blood sugars share many features with the ways our bodies respond to mitochondrial disease.
Published on Sep 3, 2015 in Cornerstone Blog
Shana E. McCormack, MD, recently featured on Pediatric Research’s “Pediapod” podcast spoke about her review of pseudotumor cerebri syndrome, also known as false brain tumor, in which patients experience the symptoms of a brain tumor despite not having one.
Published on May 14, 2015 in Cornerstone Blog