Category Archive: Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Dec 30 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Rose Bowl Parade, Asthma, Cardiac Imaging, Pediatric Leukemia, Immune Response

The end of the year has come up fast, and so have important advances in pediatric research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This week’s In the News starts off with a celebration of two remarkable patients and their dedicated pediatric oncologist.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-rose-bowl-parade-asthma-cardiac-imaging-pediatric-leukemia-immune-response/

Aug 05 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Mean Girls, PROS Anniversary, a Research Hero, and Breastfeeding, Immunization Awareness

August is perfect for lazy summer days, but our pediatric research news never rests. So whether you’re lounging by the pool or relaxing in a shady hammock, pull up In the News to find out the science that is hot at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-mean-girls-pros-anniversary-research-hero-breastfeeding-immunization-awareness/

Jul 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: ONC Award, Vision and Concussions, Raising 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Awareness

This week we’re excited to report on a second award for an innovative technology solution to access, filter, and harness emerging disease updates.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-onc-award-vision-concussions-raising-22q11-2-deletion-syndrome-awareness/

Jun 07 2016

Lots to Cheer About in Bench to Bedside

Yippee! Hooray! Woo-hoo! We’d like to take a few moments to celebrate the recent accolades given to scientists and physician researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute who are featured in the latest issue of Bench to Bedside, our monthly newsmagazine.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/lots-cheer-bench-bedside/

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.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-in-the-news-dna-scrunching-video-games-smart-drugs/

Feb 16 2016

New CHOP Investigator Combines Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics

Dr. Tan, a cancer genomics and bioinformatics researcher, joined The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in January. Within weeks of his arrival, Vice President Joe Biden launched the cancer “moonshot” initiative during a visit with cancer researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and CHOP at Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-chop-investigator-combines-bioinformatics-and-cancer-genomics/

Jan 20 2016

New Director of Pediatric Research in Office Settings Network

Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a primary care pediatrician at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, wears many hats, and he is adding one more with his recent appointment as director of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-director-of-pediatric-research-in-office-settings-network/

Jul 21 2015

National Network Leverages Electronic Health Records to Improve Care

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE, details the creation of a national “super network” devoted to comparative effectiveness research (CER) based on electronic health record clinical data.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/national-network-leverages-electronic-health-records-to-improve-care/

May 05 2014

Patient Engagement Study Set to Inform National Policy

Clinicians tapping on computers during patient visits has become routine in the era of electronic health records (EHRs). Now families increasingly are being encouraged to spend some screen time on their own entering health-related preferences and goals.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/patient-engagement-study-set-inform-national-policy/

Apr 11 2014

New iPad® App Helps Construct Genetic Pedigrees

Traditionally, genetic counselors interview parents and hand-draw pedigrees, but they now have a new app to create those diagrams digitally on an iPad® screen with a few finger taps.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-ipad-app-helps-construct-genetic-pedigrees/

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