Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia were on the road this week. Our weekly In The News update first takes us to sunny Orlando, Fla., where the 19th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease began Feb. 24.
Monthly Archive: February 2016
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Feb 25 2016
Today at the White House, President Obama welcomed guests, including Adam Resnick, PhD, representing The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, for a morning of remarks and discussions about what the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) has achieved to date, and how it can take the next steps into the new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person.
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Feb 24 2016
Research conducted by PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia laid the groundwork for new statewide initiatives that aim to reduce the use of psychotropic medications among Pennsylvania children in the foster care system who are enrolled in Medicaid. At a press conference Tuesday, Feb. 23, announcing the changes, David Rubin, MD, MSCE, director of …
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Feb 23 2016
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Feb 19 2016
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Feb 18 2016
A recent news report suggests that attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rates among children have risen dramatically over the past decade. The report cites information from a recently published paper in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry that analyzed data from the National Survey of Children’s Health.
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Feb 16 2016
Dr. Tan, a cancer genomics and bioinformatics researcher, joined The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in January. Within weeks of his arrival, Vice President Joe Biden launched the cancer “moonshot” initiative during a visit with cancer researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and CHOP at Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center.
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Feb 12 2016
Improving exclusive human milk feedings for NICU infants is a major public health issue in India, where Diane Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Breastfeeding and Lactation Program, spent two weeks teaching nurses and physicians about human milk and implementation of her 10 Step Model for Human Milk and Breastfeeding in Vulnerable Hospitals.
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Feb 11 2016
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Feb 09 2016
Scientific minds are imagining. Sophisticated machines are harnessing genetic data. An invisible universe of microbes is revealing new insights into disease. Discoveries are changing children’s worlds. Every second of every day is filled with wonder at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute.
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