Category Archive: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

May 15 2015

Research at CHOP: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure!

Bookended by references to the 1980s and 1990s — in the form of an iconic U.S. Navy commercial and a discussion of the 1991 measles outbreak in Philadelphia — the 2015 CHOP Research Institute Scientific Symposium offered a snapshot of the inspirational work going on at CHOP every day.

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Apr 15 2015

CHOP, Drexel, Hebrew University Research Partnership Honored

The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce recently honored the joint research partnership among Drexel University, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with the 2015 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-drexel-hebrew-university-research-partnership-honored/

Feb 27 2015

CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s own Philip R. Johnson, MD was consulted for a number of articles about an exciting new HIV vaccine study.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-hiv-expert-consulted-novel-vaccine-study/

Dec 30 2014

A Year of Distinction

The CHOP Research Annual Report contains 43 articles spread among eight sections, this year’s report focuses on the theme of “distinction” and the stories contained within echo that theme and span the research spectrum.

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Nov 03 2014

Next Generation of Innovators Get Early Start on Science Careers

High school students from Philadelphia are getting out from behind their desks to explore basic science careers in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s state-of-the-art laboratories and work beside topnotch faculty.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/next-generation-innovators-get-early-start-chop/

Oct 15 2014

Simulated Driving Assessment Fuels Teen Driver Research

Drivers who turn the key of the driving simulator at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) quickly become immersed.

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Oct 08 2014

Experts’ Research Leads to Rare Disease Clinical Trial

As rare pediatric diseases go, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is about as rare and debilitating as they come, affecting roughly one in two million people around the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/experts-research-leads-rare-disease-clinical-trial/

Oct 03 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-tool-based-common-crash-scenarios-teens/

Sep 26 2014

Basic Research Invests in Our Future

We just had to share this great video explaining how supporting basic research can lead to unforeseen breakthroughs in the future.

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Sep 24 2014

Investigators Take Clinical Look at Teen Driver Safety

“CHOP is at the forefront of teen driver safety research, and it is an amazing place to take these leaps because of our interdisciplinary nature,” Dr. Winston said.

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