Category Archive: Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine

May 05 2017

Franklin Medal, March for Science, Extra-Uterine Support Device, Bullying Declines, Violence Prevention Initiative

A march, a medal, and a media blitz: In this week’s research news, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia investigators made their mark in the history of progressive science in big, bold ways.

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Oct 21 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Cancer Moonshot Yields Data-Sharing Initiatives, Hemophilia Surprise, Mitochondrial Medal

Buckle your seatbelts because this has been a busy week for research news at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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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.

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May 27 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Summer-Ready Stories about Families, Travel, and Science

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! As we head into Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. and the informal start to summer, let’s begin with news this week that resonates with some of the things we love about summer.

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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 17 2016

Bringing Science to Life at the Philadelphia Science Festival

What happens when you combine curiosity, families, and science and technology? You’d know the answer to that question and lots more if you attended the Philadelphia Science Festival, a massive science carnival held over nine days featuring hands-on experiments and demonstrations that showcased how science connects to our everyday lives.

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Dec 17 2015

Mitochondria Affect How We Respond to Stressful Environments

New research suggests that the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, called mitochondria, may play a role in our mind-body interactions and how we respond to stressful environments.

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Sep 03 2015

Mitochondrial Disease and Diabetes Good Companions in Research

Certain defects in the way the mitochondria work may lead to diabetes, and the ways our bodies adapt to high blood sugars share many features with the ways our bodies respond to mitochondrial disease.

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Oct 29 2014

Mitochondria Study Offers Insights into Diseases’ Underlying Causes

Recent work by a mitochondrial medicine pioneer from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia details how subtle changes in mitochondrial function may cause a broad range of common metabolic and degenerative diseases.

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May 31 2013

Mighty Mitochondria

Wallace studies mitochondria, tiny structures that serve as our cells’ “power plants,” converting food and oxygen into energy. Mitochondria are actually symbiotic bacteria that invaded our cells more than 2 billion years ago.

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