Category Archive: Center for Childhood Cancer Research

Apr 07 2017

Nursing Research Recognition, CAR T-Cell Therapy, Stand Up to Cancer Grant, Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Lupus, Newly Named Genetic Disorder

“Bold” is perhaps the best word to describe this week’s roundup of Research Institute news, as Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia nurses and investigators alike made headlines for their experimental work in pediatric CAR T-cell therapy.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-nursing-research-recognition-car-t-cell-therapy-stand-cancer-grant-neuropsychiatric-disorders-lupus-newly-named-genetic-disorder/

Apr 04 2017

Each Patient Specimen in Cancer Center Biorepository is a Gift of Knowledge

Childhood cancer still has its mysteries. Every specimen stored in the Center for Childhood Cancer Research Biorepository, however, is a precious piece of the puzzle: a gift of knowledge made possible by a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia patient’s desire to help drive breakthroughs.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/patient-specimen-cancer-center-biorepository-gift-knowledge/

Jan 27 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Infant Monitors, Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, CAR T-cell Therapy, Seed Grants, Mitochondrial Research

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and our biweekly installment of In the News is the perfect playing field for us to showcase the wide range of research projects that Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia experts tackle. Huddle up!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-infant-monitors-beckwith-wiedemann-syndrome-car-t-cell-therapy-seed-grants-mitochondrial-research/

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/

Oct 17 2016

A Conversation With Drs. Bryan Wolf and Peter Adamson on Cancer Moonshot

Every space flight mission requires a carefully planned trajectory, and similarly the national Cancer Moonshot initiative needed a scientific roadmap to reach its ambitions of accelerating the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer to make a decade of progress in the next five years.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/conversation-drs-bryan-wolf-peter-adamson-cancer-moonshot/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/underpinnings-neuropsychiatric-disease-behavioral-health-research-qa/

Mar 09 2016

Coming in for a Landing: A Moonshot Initiative Q&A

Vice President Joe Biden’s ambitious “Moonshot” initiative is aimed at boosting and streamlining cancer research across the country. We asked Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko, PhD, chief of the Division of Cancer Pathobiology and an investigator for the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, to share his thoughts on how this strategic plan is changing the landscape of pediatric cancer research.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/coming-in-for-a-landing-a-moonshot-initiative-qa/

Jun 01 2015

Neuroblastoma Studies Show Promise of Nanoparticles in Fighting Tumors

Researchers from CHOP are exploring how biodegradable nanoparticles can precisely deliver anticancer drugs to attack neuroblastoma, an often-deadly children’s cancer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/neuroblastoma-studies-show-promise-of-nanoparticles-in-fighting-tumors/

May 27 2015

Award Celebrates CHOP Expert’s Brain Tumor Research

At the 13th Annual Dream & Promise Gala, set to be held tonight in New York, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation will honor Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, with the 2015 Fred J. Epstein, MD, Lifetime Achievement Award.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/award-celebrates-chop-experts-brain-tumor-research/

Apr 20 2015

Genomic Sequencing Helps Scientists Trace High-risk Leukemia Relapse

Stephen Hunger, MD and a team of researchers used highly sensitive deep sequencing techniques to see how genetic changes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells evolve from diagnosis to remission and relapse.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genomic-sequencing-helps-scientists-trace-high-risk-leukemia-relapse/

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