Category Archive: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Mar 23 2015

View Amazing Images in Honor of Brain Awareness Week

Neuroscientists worldwide celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Brain Awareness Week, March 16-22.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/view-amazing-images-in-honor-of-brain-awareness-week/

Mar 20 2015

Researchers Honored for Using Video to Better Understand Alarm Fatigue

ECRI Institute selected an innovative study conducted by patient safety researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who aimed to objectively measure alarm fatigue as a finalist for its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-honored-using-video-better-understand-alarm-fatigue/

Mar 18 2015

Vaccinating Against Diseases, Without a Vaccine

Last month, Dr. Farzan published a study in Nature that describes his team’s creation of a new molecule that prevents monkeys from being infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/vaccinating-against-diseases-without-a-vaccine/

Mar 17 2015

Researchers Look for Factors Underlying Disparities in Diabetes Care

A study published in Pediatrics and written by Steven Willi, MD, director of the Diabetes Center for Children at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, took a close look at health care practitioners’ prescribing practices for insulin pumps.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-look-factors-underlying-disparities-diabetes-care/

Mar 16 2015

NPR Story Highlights CHOP Childhood Adversity Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Roy Wade Jr., MD, PhD, MPH has been working to add children’s voices and language feedback to tools used to assess and respond to childhood adversity.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/npr-story-highlights-chop-childhood-adversity-study/

Mar 13 2015

VEPTR Inventor Dr. Robert Campbell Honored by Pennsylvania Bio

We’re so pleased to announce that Children’s Hospital’s Robert M. Campbell, MD, was honored with Pennsylvania Bio’s Patient Impact Award at the organization’s annual dinner last night for his invention, the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR)!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/veptr-inventor-dr-robert-campbell-honored-by-pennsylvania-bio/

Mar 02 2015

Finding New Genetic Syndrome Ends Medical Odyssey for Families

CHOP medical geneticist and researcher Ian Krantz, MD, has been a tireless detective in his efforts to find out what genetic syndrome could be behind Leta’s constellation of symptoms.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/finding-new-genetic-syndrome-ends-medical-odyssey-families/

Feb 25 2015

Genetic MEG Study Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion

According to new research, children born with a DNA abnormality on chromosome 16 already linked to neurodevelopmental problems show measurable delays in processing sound and language.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genetic-study-links-language-delay-chromosome-deletion-children/

Feb 23 2015

CPCE Supports New Pilot Projects on Clinical Decision-Making

Winners chosen for the fall round of the CPCE’s Pilot Grant Program will focus on two projects that aim to have an impact on clinical decision-making.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cpce-supports-new-pilot-projects-clinical-decision-making/

Feb 06 2015

Project Increases Flu Vaccination in Pediatric Patients With Cancer

While influenza vaccination is important for all children, it is critical that pediatric patients with cancer get a flu shot because their weakened immune systems leave them especially vulnerable to severe infections.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/project-increases-flu-vaccination-pediatric-patients-cancer/

Older posts «

» Newer posts