Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 08 2016

Administration Fellowship Opens Doors for Early Career Researchers

The latest translational research project for Rajarshi Sengupta, PhD, just might be his own career. He was inspired to look beyond his current work as a staff scientist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute to get a better perspective of how administrators support clinical research.

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Feb 05 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Triple-Threat Cancer Gene, Autism and Faces

Cancer genetics and collaboration were big themes in this week’s news featuring research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Check out our weekly summary of some of the developments this first week of February.  

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Feb 04 2016

Innovators Win Grants to Support Pediatric Medical Device Development

The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) provides know-how and seed funding to help innovators translate concepts into commercial medical devices for use in children. In the PPDC’s latest round of awards, two companies out of 27 applicants received grants of $50,000 each.

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Feb 02 2016

Scientists Discover a Better ALK Inhibitor to Treat Neuroblastoma

Pediatric cancer researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia believe they have succeeded in their search for a powerful next-generation drug for neuroblastoma tumors with mutations in the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene associated with the cancer. Based on their preclinical findings, they are fast-tracking the launch of a clinical trial this year. Usually appearing …

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