Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 08 2014

Rare Disease Study Could Broaden Tumor Development Understanding

Dr. Kalish recently received an award from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to investigate tumor development associated with the rare childhood overgrowth disease Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/rare-disease-study-broaden-tumor-development-understanding/

May 07 2014

Prophylactic Antibiotics Cut Rate of Repeat UTIs in Half

The use of prophylactic antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infections associated with vesicoureteral reflux has been controversial, and a multisite clinical trial that The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia participated in is adding to the debate.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/prophylactic-antibiotics-cut-rate-repeat-utis-half/

May 06 2014

Blocking Paths to Resistance to T Cell Therapy for B-ALL

CHOP’s Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR), has begun a unique collaboration that will contribute to scientific understanding of how immunotherapy can improve the survival of children with B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) that resists standard therapy.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/blocking-paths-resistance-t-cell-therapy-b/

May 05 2014

Patient Engagement Study Set to Inform National Policy

Clinicians tapping on computers during patient visits has become routine in the era of electronic health records (EHRs). Now families increasingly are being encouraged to spend some screen time on their own entering health-related preferences and goals.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/patient-engagement-study-set-inform-national-policy/

May 02 2014

CRISSP Alumna Finds Future Career Path Through Internship

CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP) provides full-time mentored research experience to future leaders in the biomedical sciences, with a special emphasis on advancing laboratory, clinical, behavioral, and translational pediatric research.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/crissp-alumna-finds-future-career-path-internship/

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