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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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/