Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. A Day in the Life of a CRISSP Scholar — July 25, 2017
  2. Do Researchers Need Standardized Dosing for Infant Anticancer Drug Trials? — July 18, 2017
  3. CTL019 Wins FDA Panel Support, Driving with ADHD, High School Football, New Genetic Syndrome, Teen Bone Growth, Missed Nursing Care — July 13, 2017
  4. How Peacekeeper Cells Prevent Autoimmune Disease: Q&A with The Oliver Lab — July 11, 2017
  5. On the Record: Student Reporters Celebrate Community Health Leaders — July 5, 2017

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Jul 25 2017

A Day in the Life of a CRISSP Scholar

I first became interested in neurology when I observed a grade school friend have a seizure. But it wasn’t until after I was chosen to participate in the division of Child Neurology’s annual Neurology High School Scholars Program at CHOP that I decided that I wanted to become a pediatric neurologist.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/crissp-day-life/

Jul 18 2017

Do Researchers Need Standardized Dosing for Infant Anticancer Drug Trials?

Researchers from the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) have developed a new standardized dosing method for anticancer drugs in infants to use across all COG clinical trials. This unified method, based on dose banding and organized into tables for different drugs and dose levels, will address the limitations and variability that researchers can encounter in current methods.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-need-standardized-dosing-infant-anticancer-drug-trials/

Jul 13 2017

CTL019 Wins FDA Panel Support, Driving with ADHD, High School Football, New Genetic Syndrome, Teen Bone Growth, Missed Nursing Care

CAR T-cell therapy tops this week’s research roundup, with news about the experimental immunotherapy designed to re-engineer a patient’s cells to fight cancer making late-breaking and captivating headlines across the nation.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/ctl019-wins-fda-panel-support-driving-adhd-high-school-football-new-genetic-syndrome-teen-bone-growth-missed-nursing-care/

Jul 11 2017

How Peacekeeper Cells Prevent Autoimmune Disease: Q&A with The Oliver Lab

In the lab of Paula Oliver, PhD, associate professor of Pathology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a group of researchers led by Awo Layman, PhD; Guoping Deng, PhD; and Claire O’Leary, PhD, studied the influential events that transpire when, as Dr. Layman described it to us, a type of immune cell called a regulatory T cell suffers a “loss of identity.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/peacekeeper-cells-prevent-autoimmune-disease-qa-oliver-lab/

Jul 05 2017

On the Record: Student Reporters Celebrate Community Health Leaders

As part of the educational program Healthy NewsWorks, young journalists from the Highland Park Healthy Hawk, the East Norriton Bulldog Bulletin, and other student-run newspapers interviewed clinicians and researchers about some of today’s most pressing health topics from gun violence to preventing sports injuries to city health programs for the uninsured.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/record-student-reporters-celebrate-community-health-leaders/

Jun 30 2017

Measuring Flexible Thinking, Managing Concussions, Tech Addiction, 2017 Pew Scholar, U.S. News & World Report

Every good researcher needs a sturdy set of tools: Whether it’s a new technology that drives efficiency, the financial support that accompanies an award, or simple advice from a research mentor, all of these resources make collective breakthroughs possible.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-measuring-flexible-thinking-managing-concussions-tech-addiction-2017-pew-scholar-u-s-news-world-report/

Jun 29 2017

Children Have the Most to Lose in Proposed Medicaid Cuts

The Senate-proposed Better Care Reconciliation Act and the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) risk undoing a half century of healthcare standards that were designed to maximize child development and well-being by cutting Medicaid funding and fundamentally changing the program. Yet, the intense discussion on the future of our healthcare system has really only been focused on adults.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/children-lose-proposed-medicaid-cuts/

Jun 28 2017

U.S. News National Survey Ranks CHOP Specialty Areas in Top Ten

Three cheers for our Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia team for once again achieving outstanding rankings in the U.S. News & World Report 11th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. CHOP earned second place on the Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to pediatric centers that deliver exceptionally high-quality care across multiple specialties.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/u-s-news-national-survey-ranks-chop-specialty-areas-top-ten/

Jun 27 2017

Let’s Talk: A Q&A About How to Engage in Shared Decision-making

Recognizing that physicians must navigate such a wide variation of family values, expectations, and priorities, Susan Levy, MD, MPH, a developmental pediatrician and researcher for the Center for Autism Research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, co-authored an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical report on behalf its Council on Children with Disabilities to provide a framework for the implementation of shared decision-making.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/lets-talk-qa-engage-shared-decision-making/

Jun 21 2017

Dr. Douglas Wallace Honored for Passion, Creativity in Biomedical Research

Like the mitochondria that Douglas Wallace, PhD, has dedicated his scientific career to studying, energy keeps building about his exciting work. Dr. Wallace’s latest high-profile achievement is being selected as the recipient of the Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/dr-douglas-wallace-honored-passion-creativity-biomedical-research/

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