Category Archive: Center for Applied Genomics

Mar 01 2016

CHOP Honors Distinguished Research Trainees on Poster Day

Poster Day at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is a tradition now in its 26th year. At this event, trainee-level researchers come together to present poster summaries of their work with the CHOP community.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-honors-distinguished-research-trainees-on-poster-day/

Jan 25 2016

CHOP Research In the News

Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia never stops. To help keep you informed about new discoveries and CHOP researchers’ views on timely topics, we are bringing together a roundup of news highlights. Look for this as a recurring feature here on Cornerstone.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-this-week-cancer-moonshot-autism-genes-gene-transfer/

Sep 01 2015

Gene Sites Shared Across Multiple Pediatric Autoimmune Diseases

Many autoimmune diseases run in families, and because individual patients often have more than one autoimmune condition, clinicians have long suspected that these disorders have shared genetic predispositions.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/gene-sites-shared-across-multiple-pediatric-autoimmune-diseases/

Jun 05 2015

Recognizing Outstanding Young Researchers

CHOP Research’s Distinguished Research Trainee Awards provide institution-wide recognition for exceptional CHOP Research trainees, and offer an opportunity for mentors to highlight the work of their researchers-in-training.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/recognizing-outstanding-young-researchers/

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/

Feb 11 2015

Genetic Clues Found in Food Allergy Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Scientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genetic-clues-found-food-allergy-eosinophilic-esophagitis/

Feb 04 2015

CHOP Invited to President Obama’s Precision Medicine Announcement

The Precision Medicine Initiative, which President Obama first announced in his 2015 State of the Union speech, calls for new funding to build a national infrastructure to help sophisticated biomedical data flow from health clinics to DNA sequencing labs and back again as innovative treatments.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-invited-president-obamas-precision-medicine-announcement/

Nov 26 2014

International Team Finds Blood Disorder Mutation

An international team of gene experts has identified a mutation that causes aplastic anemia, a serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/international-team-finds-blood-disorder-mutation/

Oct 06 2014

Genetic Study Gives Clues to Cognitive Abilities

A large genetic study conducted by experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine represents a first step in discerning the overall genetic architecture of cognitive abilities.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genetic-study-gives-clues-cognitive-abilities/

Sep 19 2014

Gene Mutation Helps Explain How Our Body Clock is Set

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are investigating why some of us seem to need more sleep than others.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/gene-mutation-helps-explain-body-clock-set/

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