Category Archive: About Cornerstone

Jan 01 2016

From all of us here at CHOP Research, we wish you a bright and happy 2016!

In the New Year on Cornerstone, be on the lookout for guest blogs, new blog formats, more images and infographics, and multimedia.

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Oct 15 2015

Flu Infection Reveals Many Paths to Immune Response

We’re officially into autumn, which means flu season is just around the corner. Having a vaccine each year helps stave off the flu, but much is still to be learned about the virus.

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Oct 01 2015

eMERGE Network Looks at How to Provide DNA Test Results, Improve Care

A new $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) program will allow scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to not only uncover the genetic causes of autism and other pediatric conditions, but also to see how this information extends beyond the lab into patients’ electronic health records and improves care.

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Sep 08 2015

Expanding Clinical Teams’ Communication Skills When Sharing Care Plans

Dr. Walter received a Sojourns Scholar Leadership Award to investigate the effectiveness of an interprofessional communication training program designed to improve clinical teams’ collaboration in creating care plans.

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Sep 02 2015

Precision Medicine Using Genomic Data Challenging in Pediatric Cancer

Advances in genomic sequencing hold enormous opportunities for more precise diagnosis of pediatric cancer and then targeting therapies toward the genetic alterations that are driving individuals’ disease.

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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.

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Jan 20 2015

Office Visits May Be Too Short to Detect Autism Risk

According to a new study published in Pediatrics, short observations — such as an office visit — may be insufficient when it comes to assessing autism risk.

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Aug 13 2014

Investigators Explore Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in NICU

Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-explore-safety-rotavirus-vaccine-nicu/

Feb 13 2014

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Grant Supports CHOP Childhood Cancer Research Project

One in every 691 babies in the U.S. is born with Down syndrome, according to the National Down Syndrome Society, and have a predisposition for a certain kind of cancer.

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Jan 01 2014

Happy New Year!

From all of us here at CHOP Research, we wish you and yours a 2014 filled with happiness, health, and prosperity!

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