Tag Archive: clinical research

Nov 01 2016

CHOP Honors Superhuman Abilities of Clinical Research Coordinators

Not all superheroes wear masks and capes. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, clinical research coordinators are the often-unsung superheroes doing important work in plain clothes and in plain sight.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-honors-superhuman-abilities-clinical-research-coordinators/

Oct 11 2016

CHOP, Penn Researchers Share Progress and Tips for Using mHealth Tools

The digital world moves fast. When the digital realm in question is the use of mobile devices, social media, and related technologies in medical research (mHealth), it isn’t always easy for researchers who use these tools to keep pace.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-penn-researchers-share-progress-tips-using-mhealth-tools/

Aug 09 2016

“We’re Just Laughing About Poop”: A Clinical Research Study Experience Q&A

Not every child who comes to the hospital is sick. Some of the families who visit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on a regular basis are voluntary participants in research studies. Clinical research studies are an essential component of pediatric research that can lead to novel discoveries and advancements for populations in need.

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Jun 10 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Clinical Research in the Spotlight

We like to highlight the whole range of research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, from basic discoveries at the lab bench to clinical findings applied at the patient’s bedside. But we have an abundance of updates to share today about the clinical side of research.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-clinical-research-spotlight/

Dec 08 2015

Latest Findings Add Insight Into Targeted Cancer Immunotherapy

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reported their latest results from their studies of an investigational personalized cell therapy for a highly aggressive form of cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/latest-findings-add-insight-into-targeted-cancer-immunotherapy/

Nov 11 2015

New Growth Charts for Down Syndrome a Tall Order

Pediatricians have long known that children with Down syndrome grow differently than typical children, but the last growth charts for children with Down syndrome were developed almost 30 years ago.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-growth-charts-for-down-syndrome-a-tall-order/

Oct 13 2015

No Rush for Eye Disease Screening in Most Children With Diabetes

Something surprising happened when Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE, and his colleagues in the Division of Ophthalmology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia examined children with diabetes: They kept failing to find what they were looking for.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/no-rush-for-eye-disease-screening-in-most-children-with-diabetes/

Oct 06 2015

Focus on Vision and Balance Deficits Following Youth Concussion

Recognizing a concussion oftentimes is not crystal clear for clinicians. A young patient with a head injury may report experiencing common concussion symptoms, and yet results from a standard physical exam seem normal.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/focus-on-vision-and-balance-deficits-following-youth-concussion/

Sep 29 2015

MOMS Study Suggests Candidates, Timing for Fetal Spina Bifida Surgery

Fetal spina bifida surgery to repair myelomeningocele is a remarkable and intricate procedure performed before birth. If untreated, spinal cord damage from amniotic fluid exposure is progressive during gestation.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/moms-study-suggests-candidates-timing-for-fetal-spina-bifida-surgery/

Sep 09 2015

Cancer Survivor Sees Big Picture of Childhood Cancer Research

Some summers are unforgettable. While her days were not always sunny during the summer of 2005, it is a time that remains close to Raine Talley’s heart as a cancer survivor. Toward the end of second grade, it seemed like Talley could not get rid of a terrible cold, but the illness dragging her down turned out to be acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a cancer of the bone marrow and blood.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cancer-survivor-sees-big-picture-of-childhood-cancer-research/

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