Whether they study helmets on the football field or hemophilia in a lab, our scientists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute are always on the cutting-edge of their respective fields, as the latest roundup of research news shows.
For some patients, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is more than just the place they visited for check-ups, MRI's, and medical tests: It's the spark of inspiration that encouraged them to study medicine, science, or research and kick-start a career in healthcare. As these students prepare to start college and secure financial aid this year, the Demyelinating Disease team in the
Most severely injured children experience improved cognitive function while they are in inpatient rehabilitation. However, researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have found that those with traumatic brain injury, or TBI, were discharged with significant cognitive functioning deficits affecting memory, problem solving, and verbal communication that would require continued support.