Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 30 2016

Investigators Put Their Studies Into Drive With CPCE Pilot Grants

The CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities twice a year to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2015 Pilot Grant Award was Nicolas Bamat, MD, and the two recipients of the Spring 2016 award were Sagori Mukhopadhyay, MD, MMSc, and David I. Chu, MD.

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Aug 26 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Allergies and Asthma, Arthritis, and Immunology of Inflammation

This week’s highlights are an alliterative array to close out the month of August, with a study linking asthma with other allergies and news on progress against arthritis in kids. Plus, an immunology discovery could lead to treatments for inflammatory disorders.

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Aug 23 2016

Behavioral Health Prevention Efforts Prepare Kids to Learn in School

As the summer comes to a close and children prepare to head back to school, it is an opportunity for us all to sit up straight and study up on the value of the work that we do as pediatric researchers to help children thrive.

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Aug 19 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Summer Concussions, Autism Intervention, CPR for Pets, Research Careers

Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia touches all aspects of our lives — including our favorite furry friends — as this week’s news roundup shows.

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Aug 16 2016

Safety, Thinking, Partnerships, Motherhood: Six Key Quotes from a Physician Scientist on a Mission

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD, is a physician scientist on a mission. As scientific director and founder of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Winston oversees a diverse research portfolio aimed at preventing and addressing harm to children’s health.

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Aug 12 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Policies Protecting Children and a Portal for Parents and Teachers

Portals and policies lead the headlines this week in our Friday roundup of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Aug 09 2016

“We’re Just Laughing About Poop”: A Clinical Research Study Experience Q&A

Not every child who comes to the hospital is sick. Some of the families who visit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on a regular basis are voluntary participants in research studies. Clinical research studies are an essential component of pediatric research that can lead to novel discoveries and advancements for populations in need.

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Aug 05 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Mean Girls, PROS Anniversary, a Research Hero, and Breastfeeding, Immunization Awareness

August is perfect for lazy summer days, but our pediatric research news never rests. So whether you’re lounging by the pool or relaxing in a shady hammock, pull up In the News to find out the science that is hot at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Aug 02 2016

Laws Limiting School Junk Food Sales and Ads Show Potential to Impact Obesity

In many cafeterias these days, the sloppy joe special and individual carton of milk comes with a side of state laws. Targeting a childhood obesity rate that seems stuck at a too-high rate of 17 percent, state and local legislators across the U.S. have introduced policy-based efforts to intervene.

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