Monthly Archive: February 2017

Feb 24 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Predicting Autism, Rear Seat Safety, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Pediatric Stroke

This week’s In the News highlights remind us of one of our favorite quotes from Helen Keller: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Read on to see how researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are working with different groups who share the same vision and scientific goals to advance pediatric care.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-predicting-autism-rear-seat-safety-hypoplastic-left-heart-syndrome-pediatric-stroke/

Feb 21 2017

Q&A With New AAAS Fellow Michael Marks: Curiosity, Collaborators, and Good Questions

Cell biologist Michael Marks, PhD, studies strange, specific organelles that are only found in certain cell types in our bodies. By dissecting the ways these lysosome-related organelles are assembled, he has gained novel insights into how these mechanisms are thwarted in a rare genetic disease called Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/qa-new-aaas-fellow-michael-marks-curiosity-collaborators-good-questions/

Feb 14 2017

CPCE Pilot Grant Awardees Want to Know: What Works Best?

Twice a year, the CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2016 Pilot Grant Awards are Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH; Yeh-Chung (Dan) Chang, MD; and Sheila Quinn, DO.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cpce-pilot-grant-awardees-want-know-works-best/

Feb 10 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Growth Failure, Glucose Target Ranges, CHIP Funding, Global Road Safety

We’ve had a flurry of activity this week at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, including our first snowstorm of the year. In between shoveling, we took a few minutes to dig into the latest research news.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-growth-failure-glucose-target-ranges-chip-funding-global-road-safety/

Feb 08 2017

Philadelphia Coalition for a Cure: Re-defining Cancer Research Through Collaboration

The newly launched Philadelphia Coalition for a Cure (PC4C) received a warm welcome at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in honor of World Cancer Day.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/philadelphia-coalition-cure-re-defining-cancer-research-collaboration/