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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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Mar 17 2015

Researchers Look for Factors Underlying Disparities in Diabetes Care

A study published in Pediatrics and written by Steven Willi, MD, director of the Diabetes Center for Children at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, took a close look at health care practitioners’ prescribing practices for insulin pumps.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-look-factors-underlying-disparities-diabetes-care/

Mar 16 2015

NPR Story Highlights CHOP Childhood Adversity Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Roy Wade Jr., MD, PhD, MPH has been working to add children’s voices and language feedback to tools used to assess and respond to childhood adversity.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/npr-story-highlights-chop-childhood-adversity-study/

Mar 13 2015

VEPTR Inventor Dr. Robert Campbell Honored by Pennsylvania Bio

We’re so pleased to announce that Children’s Hospital’s Robert M. Campbell, MD, was honored with Pennsylvania Bio’s Patient Impact Award at the organization’s annual dinner last night for his invention, the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR)!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/veptr-inventor-dr-robert-campbell-honored-by-pennsylvania-bio/

Mar 13 2015

Study of Rare Disease Reveals Gene Crucial to Immune Defense

Researchers from the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia investigating a serious, rare disease called common variable immunodeficiency have discovered a gene linked to immune defense.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-of-rare-disease-reveals-gene-crucial-to-immune-defense/

Mar 11 2015

Technology Focuses on Acne Evaluation, Management

Albert Yan, MD, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and co-developers Elena Bernardis, PhD, and Jianbo Shi, PhD, are creating a software program using computer vision algorithms that will expedite clinical visits for acne and allow physicians to spend more valuable time on patient education.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/technology-focuses-acne-evaluation-management/

Mar 09 2015

CHOP Advocate Dr. Paul Offit Speaks Out for Measles Vaccine

Paul A. Offit, MD, spoke to a number of media outlets about the recent measles outbreaks and the vaccine worries the outbreaks have induced.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-advocate-dr-paul-offit-speaks-out-for-measles-vaccine/

Mar 06 2015

Study Shows No Reprieve From Sleep Problems During Pregnancy

New research by a sleep expert at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows that a high prevalence of a spectrum of sleep problems occurs across all months of pregnancy, and that napping during the day should be considered the norm for moms-to-be.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-shows-reprieve-sleep-problems-pregnancy/

Mar 04 2015

PolicyLab to Study Effect of Narratives on Antipsychotic Prescribing

A team of investigators from PolicyLab recently received an award from the William T. Grant Foundation to examine antipsychotic prescribing practices.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/policylab-study-effect-narratives-antipsychotic-prescribing/

Mar 02 2015

Device Invented by CHOP Expert “Flips” Rare Disease Survival

A device created by a CHOP expert is changing the lives of children with a debilitating rare disease, offering hope of drastically improved outcomes.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/device-invented-by-chop-expert-flips-rare-disease-survival/

Mar 02 2015

Finding New Genetic Syndrome Ends Medical Odyssey for Families

CHOP medical geneticist and researcher Ian Krantz, MD, has been a tireless detective in his efforts to find out what genetic syndrome could be behind Leta’s constellation of symptoms.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/finding-new-genetic-syndrome-ends-medical-odyssey-families/

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