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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/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/simulation-of-peer-review-sheds-light-on-bias-in-grant-funding/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-drexel-hebrew-university-research-partnership-honored/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/stay-in-touch-with-safety-during-distracted-driving-awareness-month/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/we-can-prevent-crashes-driving-safety-expert-dr-flaura-winston-visits-ireland/
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/
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/
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/