Category Archive: Center for Autism Research

Sep 02 2016

CHOP Research In the News: $1 Million Gift, Airplane Safety, Type 2 Diabetes Gene, Thyroid Disorders

This week’s In the News roundup takes science at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to new elevations, including a stellar donation by the Eagles Charitable Foundation to support autism research. (Go Birds!)

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Aug 19 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Summer Concussions, Autism Intervention, CPR for Pets, Research Careers

Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia touches all aspects of our lives — including our favorite furry friends — as this week’s news roundup shows.

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Jul 15 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Trauma, Asthma, Autism Insurance Mandates, and Sexual Health

Some people slow down in summer, but here at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, hot weather is no impediment to making research advances. This week, our roundup of CHOP research in the news covers a broad range of them.

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Jun 03 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Counting Concussions, Genetics and Autism, Child Injury Prevention, and Gun Violence

If you’re among those of us who keeping mixing up your workdays following the holiday, yes, it’s already Friday. And you’re just in time for our weekly In the News highlights.

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May 31 2016

Collaborations on Language-Focused Autism Research Gain Momentum

Quiet. Sing-song-y. Robotic. Too fast. Too slow. Despite the contradictions among some of these terms, researchers and clinicians have noticed that these various atypical qualities of spoken language are more common than average among individuals on the autism spectrum. Explanations and practical uses for that observation are harder to come by. But it is clear that there is enormous potential to learn in the area of overlap between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech-language variation.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/collaborations-language-focused-autism-research-gain-momentum/

May 24 2016

Underpinnings of Neuropsychiatric Disease: A Behavioral Health Research Q&A

A self-proclaimed “geeky student” in high school, Stewart Anderson, MD, a research psychiatrist, always dreamed of being a scientist. He wandered through various fields — anthropology, archeology, geology, astronomy – before becoming fascinated with learning about the brain.

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May 06 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Team Science for Autism, Youth Violence, Award at PAS Meeting, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Our weekly compilation of research news, happenings, and achievements helps keep you up to speed. Find out why the autism community is excited about a unique opportunity to catalyze research. Hear about an adolescent homicide study that hit home in Harrisburg.

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Mar 04 2016

CHOP Research In the News: DNA Scrunching, Video Games, Smart Drugs

This week’s stories from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia include the use of big data to understand a tiny molecular mechanism central to how cells function, a clinical trial of video games for improving attention, and the neurodevelopmental effects of so-called “smart drugs.”

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Feb 05 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Triple-Threat Cancer Gene, Autism and Faces

Cancer genetics and collaboration were big themes in this week’s news featuring research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Check out our weekly summary of some of the developments this first week of February.  

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Feb 25 2015

Genetic MEG Study Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion

According to new research, children born with a DNA abnormality on chromosome 16 already linked to neurodevelopmental problems show measurable delays in processing sound and language.

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