News Results for Alan W. Flake, MD
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A surgeon-scientist explores exosome-mediated stem cell engraftment as a means to lessen disease severity and enhance quality of life for children with hemoglobinopathies.
Published on May 8, 2019 in Cornerstone Blog
Every child begins life in a paradise built of biological wonders. The umbilical cord tethering the fetus to her mother’s placenta not only enables the exchange of blood gases in place of breathing air, but it also permits her to float and rotate within the warm incubating…
Published on Apr 26, 2017 in Cornerstone Blog
In Animal Studies, CHOP Researchers Design Fluid-Filled Environment to Bridge Critical Time from Mother’s Womb to Outside World
Published on Apr 25, 2017 in Press Releases
Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are on the cusp of an innovative approach to caring for preterm babies, one that could radically transform the way they are treated and significantly improve their outcomes.
Published on Jan 30, 2015 in Cornerstone Blog
Now in its 11th year, the Research Institute Scientific Symposium aims to capture a snapshot of some of the groundbreaking work going on at the Institute every day.
Published on Jun 6, 2014 in Cornerstone Blog
After 30 years of research, one surgeon is close to a breakthrough for sickle cell disease. It’s a good rule of thumb that when it comes to sick kids, the sooner a problem is identified and treated, the better the prognosis. Many of CHOP’s patients are toddlers, infants or even…
Published on Sep 19, 2013 in Cornerstone Blog
As one of the premier pediatric research institutions in the country, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute has long been committed to education and to training the next generation of pediatric pioneers. CHOP Research offers educational programs at all…
Published on Jul 1, 2013 in Cornerstone Blog
After a closely contested race for votes between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and several other children's hospitals, CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by CHERUBS, the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia…
Published on Jan 9, 2013 in Cornerstone Blog