Dr. Simpao, a pediatric anesthesiologist and clinical informatician, has a strong track record of innovation and research. He's led projects that use visual analytics and machine learning models to derive insights and predict outcomes using large healthcare data sets.
This week's news roundup features an outstanding science award, Highly Cited Researchers, and STAT Wunderkinds, along with new research about cancer risk with birth defects, epilepsy, and acute myeloid leukemia.
Where Discovery Leads is a multimedia storytelling project that delves into key research themes at CHOP Research Institute. This is part one of a three-part series that focuses on novel diagnostic tools and approaches being developed under the leadership of the Center for Autism Research at CHOP. See part 2 and part 3 of the series.
A research team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has developed an innovative computational tool offering researchers an efficient method for detecting the different ways RNA is pieced together (spliced) when copied from DNA.
One person's autism can look very different from the next. Autism is a multifaceted spectrum disorder, so its underlying mechanisms and outward manifestations vary widely, with important implications for optimal treatment strategies.