Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Research Needed to Address Unique Health Needs of Adolescents With HIV — May 21, 2015
  2. Pilot Grant to Support Genetic Eosinophilic Esophagitis Investigation — May 20, 2015
  3. Children With Nightly Bedtime Routines Have Better Sleep Outcomes — May 19, 2015
  4. Research at CHOP: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure! — May 15, 2015
  5. The Brain is Important: CHOP Expert Discusses False Brain Tumor Syndrome — May 14, 2015

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Apr 16 2015

Simulation of Peer Review Sheds Light on Bias in Grant Funding

Investigators may be taken aback by the results of a simulation study published in the journal Research Policy by T. Eugene Day, D.Sc., of the Office of Safety and Medical Operations at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, assessing how much bias is needed before grant funding decisions are swayed.

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Apr 15 2015

CHOP, Drexel, Hebrew University Research Partnership Honored

The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce recently honored the joint research partnership among Drexel University, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with the 2015 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award.

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Apr 14 2015

Stay in Touch With Safety During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Teen driver safety researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP are studying common scenarios that involve serious hazards of distracted driving and how they affect novice drivers’ performance.

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Apr 13 2015

We Can Prevent Crashes: Driving Safety Expert Dr. Flaura Winston Visits Ireland

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD spoke to Ireland’s national broadcaster RTE Radio about a series of meetings at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland on preventing teen accidents and driving safety.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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