Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. New CHOP Research Center Will Address Pediatric Health Disparities — May 1, 2015
  2. Researchers Developing Registry for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension — April 30, 2015
  3. Antipsychotic Use May Increase Diabetes Risk in Some Children — April 28, 2015
  4. Minimal Improvement in Infants’ Neurodevelopment After Cardiac Surgery — April 27, 2015
  5. Scientists Explore Gene Silencing as Novel Approach to Dystonia — April 24, 2015

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May 01 2015

New CHOP Research Center Will Address Pediatric Health Disparities

The Center for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Disparities Research (CPHD) will work to “identify, describe, and understand disparities in care and care practices among perinatal and pediatric patients.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-chop-research-center-will-address-pediatric-health-disparities/

Apr 30 2015

Researchers Developing Registry for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

While pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a relatively rare problem in pediatrics, the frequency of the diagnosis and PH-related hospitalizations are rising.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-developing-registry-pediatric-pulmonary-hypertension/

Apr 28 2015

Antipsychotic Use May Increase Diabetes Risk in Some Children

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab recently published the largest study to date documenting the significant diabetes risk to children with a prescription for antipsychotics.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/antipsychotic-use-may-increase-diabetes-risk-in-some-children/

Apr 27 2015

Minimal Improvement in Infants’ Neurodevelopment After Cardiac Surgery

The most common complication for children who undergo CHD surgery in infancy is neurodevelopmental disability.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/minimal-improvement-in-infants-neurodevelopment-after-cardiac-surgery/

Apr 24 2015

Scientists Explore Gene Silencing as Novel Approach to Dystonia

Scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are comparing two molecular therapy techniques for Dystonia — RNA interference (RNAi) and antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/scientists-explore-gene-silencing-novel-approach-dystonia/

Apr 23 2015

Center for Injury Research and Prevention Engineering Students Honored

Two undergraduate engineers from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) were recently honored during CHOP Research Poster Day.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/center-for-injury-research-and-prevention-engineering-students-honored/

Apr 22 2015

Investigation Bolsters Use of Variant Protein in Hemophilia Gene Therapy

Using gene therapy to produce a mutant human protein with unusually high blood-clotting power, scientists have successfully treated animals with the bleeding disorder hemophilia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigation-bolsters-use-of-variant-protein-in-hemophilia-gene-therapy/

Apr 21 2015

Restoring Cellular Energy Could Lead to Mitochondrial Disease Treatments

By using existing human drugs to improve metabolism and restore shortened lifespans in microscopic worms, scientists have set the stage for human clinical trials of possible innovative therapies for mitochondrial disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/restoring-cellular-energy-could-lead-to-mitochondrial-disease-treatments/

Apr 20 2015

Genomic Sequencing Helps Scientists Trace High-risk Leukemia Relapse

Stephen Hunger, MD and a team of researchers used highly sensitive deep sequencing techniques to see how genetic changes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells evolve from diagnosis to remission and relapse.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genomic-sequencing-helps-scientists-trace-high-risk-leukemia-relapse/

Apr 17 2015

Severe Pediatric Sepsis Remains Highly Prevalent Public Health Problem

Severe pediatric sepsis is a challenge for critical care specialists who unfortunately see children in pediatric intensive care units die from body-wide inflammation and subsequent organ damage.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/severe-pediatric-sepsis-remains-highly-prevalent-public-health-problem/

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