The year is off to a great start, with plenty of research news to report. This biweekly installment of In the News describes a new study in the emerging field of lymphatics, shares an editorial on advancements in neonatology, and highlights research to keep teen drivers safe.
Every week is full of discovery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Among the highlights this week are a significant discovery and new treatment option in a heart surgery complication that affects young patients; a study of how to predict infants’ later obesity risk; and a CHOP cancer immunotherapy story hitting the world stage at an international conference.
The Wolfson Family Laboratory for Clinical and Biomedical Optics focuses on the development and use of novel non-invasive optical devices to probe cerebrovascular hemodynamics and physiology in vivo. These devices are used in clinical and pre-clinical studies to discover the timing and causes of brain injury during care.