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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Dr. Douglas Wallace Honored for Passion, Creativity in Biomedical Research — June 21, 2017
  2. Alex’s Lemonade Kickoff, Baby Sleep Study, Military Families, Driving with ADHD, Reducing ED Pain — June 16, 2017
  3. Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care? — June 13, 2017
  4. Could a Single Brain Scan Predict Autism Among High-risk Infants? — June 9, 2017
  5. Tuning in to Violence Prevention Initiative and Youth’s Voice in Research — June 8, 2017

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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/

Jun 16 2017

Alex’s Lemonade Kickoff, Baby Sleep Study, Military Families, Driving with ADHD, Reducing ED Pain

Rounding out a week of soaring temperatures and some exciting research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we bring you this week’s headline highlights.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-alexs-lemonade-kickoff-baby-sleep-study-military-families-driving-adhd-reducing-ed-pain/

Jun 13 2017

Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care?

The majority of adolescent males receiving care in the pediatric emergency department after experiencing a violence-related injury — typically from peer assaults — felt they needed mental health services, according to a study by researchers from the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-assault-injured-youth-want-mental-health-care/

Jun 09 2017

Could a Single Brain Scan Predict Autism Among High-risk Infants?

A neuroimaging scan at age 6 months may accurately predict autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among high-risk infants. The infants were considered to be at high risk because they had older siblings with ASD. Overall, the study team found 974 functional connections in the 6-month-olds’ brains that were associated with autism-related behaviors.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-single-brain-scan-predict-autism-among-high-risk-infants/

Jun 08 2017

Tuning in to Violence Prevention Initiative and Youth’s Voice in Research

The Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a standout example of how our research is taking hold in communities, and now the entire country knows more about it after a live broadcast by “Good Morning America” at our Karabots Pediatric Care Center featuring an interview with Madeline Bell, president and chief executive officer of CHOP.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/tuning-violence-prevention-initiative-youths-voice-research/

Jun 06 2017

Meet the CHOP Mentors Changing Research Trainees’ Lives

Our research trainees at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia go on to treat, teach, and investigate at some of the best medical institutions in the world. As the next generation of pediatric scientists, the mentors they meet while at CHOP don’t just influence their careers, but the future of children’s health, too.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/meet-chop-mentors-changing-research-trainees-lives/

Jun 02 2017

Good Morning America, Roberts Center Grand Opening, Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Reunion, Healthcare Innovator Award, Dragon Master Foundation

Onwards and upwards: Last week’s grand opening of the new Roberts Center for Pediatric Research coincided with a series of exciting news that suggest breakthroughs are on the horizon.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-good-morning-america-roberts-center-grand-opening-center-thoracic-insufficiency-reunion-healthcare-innovator-award-dragon-master-foundation/

May 30 2017

Protecting Breastfed Babies in the First Days of Life: Q&A with Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD

More mothers are breastfeeding than ever before. However, getting breastfeeding going can be difficult. Babies with inherited metabolic disorders, such as medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (let’s just call it MCAD) can be especially vulnerable to low blood sugar if they aren’t getting enough milk in the early days of breastfeeding.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/protecting-breastfed-babies-first-days-life-qa-rebecca-ahrens-nicklas-md/

May 23 2017

Do the Effects of Neonatal Caffeine Therapy Persist in Middle School?

Caffeine therapy can help premature babies breathe stronger and sooner on their own. When a group of caffeine-treated premature babies reached middle school, the therapy appeared to reduce their risk of motor impairment – building on earlier follow-ups that show the treatment’s safety, efficacy, and developmental benefits for the babies at one-and-a-half years old.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-effects-neonatal-caffeine-therapy-persist-middle-school/

May 19 2017

Sports Medicine Research Award, Concussion Research Collaboration, Stephan Grupp, PAS Meeting, Type 1.5 Diabetes

Our latest research news roundup carries a hint of summer and exciting new beginnings.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-sports-medicine-research-award-concussion-research-collaboration-stephen-grupp-pas-meeting-type-1-5-diabetes/

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