Neurodevelopment | CHOP Research Institute


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Nov 18, 2022
With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers are investigating racial disparities in children with co-occurring sleep disorders.
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Dec 6, 2021
A new Diversity Fellow, Dr. Colon studies early life models of neuropsychiatric disorders.
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Nov 15, 2021
Through a multimodal big data set, researchers across the nation want to better understand what typical variability in brain development looks like.
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Nov 10, 2020
Amy Jo Lisanti, PhD, RN, supports pediatric cardiovascular nurses in enhancing the role of parents during their infant’s hospitalization.

LiBI conducts research in children, adolescents, and adults to study how brain and behavior change over time and in response to illness, with a focus on risk and resilience factors. Areas of research include behavior, cognition, environmental risk, genetics, neuroimaging, and animal models.

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Aug 13, 2019
Snapshot Science reports new research on disruptions during early development of neural circuitry that may help to explain CDKL5 deficiency disorder.

Dr. Lisanti's research focuses on understanding the influence of individualized family-centered developmental care (IFDC) on infants with congenital heart disease and their families. She is investigating the biobehavioral mechanisms that influence parent stress and mental health symptoms, with the ultimate goal of discovering biological and psychosocial links between parent mental health and child developmental outcomes.

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Feb 11, 2016
Daniel Smith, a research associate in the lab of Carol Armstrong, PhD, ABN, director of the Neuropsychology Lab in the Neuro-Oncology Program at CHOP, was announced the award winner at the PNS Monthly Meeting Jan. 27.
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Jun 27, 2014
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program which builds onto already growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus.
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Mar 14, 2014
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at CHOP serves more than 150 families with complicated multiples pregnancies each year and performs more than 50 fetoscopic laser surgeries annually, one of the highest volumes of prenatal laser surgeries in the nation.