Tag Archive: funding

Oct 10 2014

Making Research Funding Personal

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Peter M. Grollman, vice president of CHOP’s Office of Government Affairs, Community Relations, and Advocacy recently penned a powerful editorial on Philly.com arguing that tepid government support for medical researchers demands a personal response from voters.

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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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Jul 18 2013

CHOP Immune Therapy Trial Highlighted by Association of American Medical Colleges

On its research advocacy blog Research Means Hope, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently highlighted an innovative immune therapy trial led by researchers from CHOP and Penn that led to the dramatic recovery of one young patient.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-immune-therapy-trial-highlighted-by-association-of-american-medical-colleges/

Apr 05 2013

President Obama Unveils Ambitious Brain-Mapping Initiative

Almost exactly 10 years after the successful completion of the Human Genome Project, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled another large, government-backed research project: the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative. Calling the brain “an enormous mystery waiting to be unlocked,” President Obama laid out broad plans for the project, which will devote more …

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