Category Archive: Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness

Oct 14 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Teen Drivers, School Lunches, Dubai Trip, Pregnancy Screening, Drug Safety

Research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reaches all corners of the world. This week’s In the News takes us on the road with new teen driving safety research findings. Next, we visit school cafeterias for National School Lunch Week.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-teen-drivers-school-lunches-dubai-trip-pregnancy-screening-drug-safety/

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!)

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-1-million-gift-airplane-safety-type-2-diabetes-gene-thyroid-disorders/

Aug 30 2016

Investigators Put Their Studies Into Drive With CPCE Pilot Grants

The CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities twice a year to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2015 Pilot Grant Award was Nicolas Bamat, MD, and the two recipients of the Spring 2016 award were Sagori Mukhopadhyay, MD, MMSc, and David I. Chu, MD.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-put-studies-drive-cpce-pilot-grants/

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/

Aug 02 2016

Laws Limiting School Junk Food Sales and Ads Show Potential to Impact Obesity

In many cafeterias these days, the sloppy joe special and individual carton of milk comes with a side of state laws. Targeting a childhood obesity rate that seems stuck at a too-high rate of 17 percent, state and local legislators across the U.S. have introduced policy-based efforts to intervene.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/laws-limiting-school-junk-food-sales-ads-show-potential-impact-obesity/

May 10 2016

Using Sociology to Outsmart Superbugs

One of the biggest looming threats to humanity’s future is a monster of our own inadvertent creation. This isn’t a summer superhero movie plot. It’s the frightening reality of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria and other microbes, which arise over time as more bugs are exposed to more drugs, and evolve resistance to their effects.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/using-sociology-outsmart-superbugs/

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 30 2015

Researchers Launch New Investigations With CPCE Pilot Grants

If scientific research were like building a house, pilot studies would be the foundation. Their purpose is to establish solid evidence that will attract external support for large-scale studies. The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is giving three investigators the tools that they need to get to start …

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Jul 22 2015

Researchers Identify Predictors of Recurrent UTIs

Ron Keren, MD, MPH, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a research study that aimed to identify the risk factors that may contribute to why some children go on to develop recurrent UTIs.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-identify-predictors-of-recurrent-utis/

May 05 2015

New Guideline Curbs Overuse of Antibiotics for Tonsillectomies

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery published a guideline in 2011 recommending that “clinicians should not routinely administer or prescribe perioperative antibiotics to children undergoing tonsillectomies.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-guideline-curbs-overuse-of-antibiotics-for-tonsillectomies/

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