Category Archive: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Jul 27 2017

CHOP Hosts Deciphering Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Conference

It was weekend of firsts on many fronts, as physicians, genetic counselors, nurses, researchers, and families gathered July 21–23 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute for the inaugural Deciphering Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) conference. BWS is a rare overgrowth disorder involving genetic and epigenetic changes that occur approximately every one in 10,500 births.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-hosts-deciphering-beckwith-wiedemann-syndrome-conference/

Mar 10 2017

Lemonade Day Hero Ambassador, Cost-Conscious CHD Care, Environmental Data Collaboration, Philly Research Consortium, Predicting EOS

Summertime lemonade stands and a trip to Disney World have more in common than just the whimsy of childhood: They are just a few of the places where you’ll find members of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia community sharing knowledge to improve pediatric research and treatments.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-lemonade-day-hero-ambassador-cost-conscious-chd-care-environmental-data-collaboration-philly-research-consortium-predicting-eos/

Sep 30 2016

CHOP Research In the News: New Era of Genetics, Grant Awards, Texting Cancer Survivors, Baby Teeth and Autism

A new month is about to begin, so it seems fitting that this week’s research highlights have lots of “new” initiatives that we’re excited to report.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-new-era-genetics-grant-awards-texting-cancer-survivors-baby-teeth-autism/

Nov 27 2015

Five Fascinating Facets of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) is a condition that occurs when parts of the body grow too large, too fast.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/five-fascinating-facets-of-beckwith-wiedemann-syndrome/

Jan 16 2015

Translational Research Project Explores Enzymes’ Cancer Role

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Matthew D. Weitzman, PhD, is studying the relation of a family of enzymes to cancer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/translational-research-project-explores-enzymes-cancer-role/

May 08 2014

Rare Disease Study Could Broaden Tumor Development Understanding

Dr. Kalish recently received an award from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to investigate tumor development associated with the rare childhood overgrowth disease Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/rare-disease-study-broaden-tumor-development-understanding/