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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Scientists Explore Gene Silencing as Novel Approach to Dystonia — April 24, 2015
  2. Center for Injury Research and Prevention Engineering Students Honored — April 23, 2015
  3. Investigation Bolsters Use of Variant Protein in Hemophilia Gene Therapy — April 22, 2015
  4. Restoring Cellular Energy Could Lead to Mitochondrial Disease Treatments — April 21, 2015
  5. Genomic Sequencing Helps Scientists Trace High-risk Leukemia Relapse — April 20, 2015

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  1. Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells — 8 comments
  2. Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children — 4 comments
  3. Study Finds Some Children Can “Recover” from Autism — 4 comments
  4. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 4 comments
  5. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments

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Apr 03 2015

PolicyLab Paper Finds Millions of Children Still Impacted by Recession

A new report from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab and the advocacy organization First Focus found poverty, food insecurity, and housing instability are more prevalent than they were before the Great Recession.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/policylab-paper-finds-millions-children-still-impacted-recession/

Apr 02 2015

Researchers Suggest NTRK3 Gene Mutation Contributes to Heart Defects

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are searching for genes that could be linked to the presence of heart defects, and they recently reported on mutations in the gene NTRK3.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-suggest-ntrk3-gene-mutation-contributes-to-heart-defects/

Mar 31 2015

Driven by Patients: CHOP’s Cutting-Edge Fetal Surgery to be Featured on PBS

The work of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s N. Scott Adzick, MD, an internationally recognized fetal surgery pioneer, will be featured in the new documentary series Twice Born.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/driven-by-patients-chops-cutting-edge-fetal-surgery-to-be-featured-on-pbs/

Mar 30 2015

Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

The history of our understanding and approach to cancer are at the center of CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a film directed by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns. The documentary, which features the Cancer Center at CHOP, will air in three parts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 9 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/watch-cancer-the-emperor-of-all-maladies/

Mar 27 2015

NIH Award Boosts CHOP’s CRISSP Summer Program

CHOP Research was awarded more than $500,000 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to support the CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/nih-award-boosts-chops-crissp-summer-program/

Mar 25 2015

Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination

Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/technology-helps-overcome-barriers-to-vaccination/

Mar 24 2015

Babies’ BMI May Predict Childhood Obesity

A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows body mass index (BMI) during infancy may help to predict childhood obesity by age four.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/babies-bmi-may-predict-childhood-obesity/

Mar 23 2015

View Amazing Images in Honor of Brain Awareness Week

Neuroscientists worldwide celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Brain Awareness Week, March 16-22.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/view-amazing-images-in-honor-of-brain-awareness-week/

Mar 20 2015

Researchers Honored for Using Video to Better Understand Alarm Fatigue

ECRI Institute selected an innovative study conducted by patient safety researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who aimed to objectively measure alarm fatigue as a finalist for its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-honored-using-video-better-understand-alarm-fatigue/

Mar 18 2015

Vaccinating Against Diseases, Without a Vaccine

Last month, Dr. Farzan published a study in Nature that describes his team’s creation of a new molecule that prevents monkeys from being infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/vaccinating-against-diseases-without-a-vaccine/

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