Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov 29 2016

Post-Election Look at the Future of Children’s Health

The presidential election will usher in new leadership for our country in January but is raising speculations now about how the new administration will address important questions and issues related to the health of children and adolescents.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/post-election-look-future-childrens-health/

Nov 22 2016

Leukodystrophy Research, Advocacy Mission Critical for New Program Director

Dr. Vanderver, a child neurologist and geneticist, helped to pinpoint a rare subtype of leukodystrophy, a group of inherited degenerative diseases that affect the white matter in the brain and spinal cord.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/leukodystrophy-research-advocacy-mission-critical-new-program-director/

Nov 18 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Body and Mind, Stayin’ Alive, ADHD Guidelines, Innovation Leadership

Welcome back to our regular roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Research at CHOP helps children wherever they are, whether in a primary care doctor’s office, in the hospital, in the community, or at home. This week’s stories cover all the bases.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-body-mind-stayin-alive-adhd-guidelines-innovation-leadership/

Nov 15 2016

Q&A: How Pediatricians Can Help Suburban Families in Poverty

The shiny picture of the American dream sometimes belies underlying struggles. This may be especially true in suburban communities, where demographic shifts in the last decade have left growing numbers of families experiencing poverty or near-poverty conditions in which they struggle to pay the bills.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/qa-pediatricians-can-help-suburban-families-poverty/

Nov 11 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Vaccine Safety, Emotions and Driving, Concussion Discussions, Surgical Excellence Award

It has been a whirlwind week for most Americans, so if you need to break away from political news to catch up with your science news, you’ve come to the right place.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-vaccine-safety-emotions-driving-concussion-discussions-surgical-excellence-award/

Nov 08 2016

‘Adulting’ Gets Complicated During Shift From Pediatric to Adult Medical Care

A new word is catching on to describe the sometimes overwhelming life stage of learning to behave like a grown-up: “adulting.” For youth with chronic diseases, adulting has complexities beyond coming to grips with doing their own laundry.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/adulting-gets-complicated-shift-pediatric-adult-medical-care/

Nov 04 2016

CHOP Research In the News: From Good Starts to Young Adult Transitions

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-good-starts-young-adult-transitions/

Nov 01 2016

CHOP Honors Superhuman Abilities of Clinical Research Coordinators

Not all superheroes wear masks and capes. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, clinical research coordinators are the often-unsung superheroes doing important work in plain clothes and in plain sight.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-honors-superhuman-abilities-clinical-research-coordinators/