Tag Archive: genetic

Feb 09 2016

CHOP Research Annual Report 2015: The Future Is Here — Don’t Miss It

Scientific minds are imagining. Sophisticated machines are harnessing genetic data. An invisible universe of microbes is revealing new insights into disease. Discoveries are changing children’s worlds. Every second of every day is filled with wonder at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute.

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Dec 17 2015

Mitochondria Affect How We Respond to Stressful Environments

New research suggests that the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, called mitochondria, may play a role in our mind-body interactions and how we respond to stressful environments.

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Sep 01 2015

Gene Sites Shared Across Multiple Pediatric Autoimmune Diseases

Many autoimmune diseases run in families, and because individual patients often have more than one autoimmune condition, clinicians have long suspected that these disorders have shared genetic predispositions.

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Jun 05 2015

Recognizing Outstanding Young Researchers

CHOP Research’s Distinguished Research Trainee Awards provide institution-wide recognition for exceptional CHOP Research trainees, and offer an opportunity for mentors to highlight the work of their researchers-in-training.

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May 20 2015

Pilot Grant to Support Genetic Eosinophilic Esophagitis Investigation

CHOP’s Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD, recently received a two-year, $140,000 grant to study the genetic underpinnings of the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis.

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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.

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Feb 11 2015

Genetic Clues Found in Food Allergy Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Scientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

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Dec 05 2014

CHOP, ARUP Laboratories Form HLA Genotyping Partnership

Researchers from Children’s Hospital’s Division of Genomic Diagnostics announced that they had developed a unique laboratory test to characterize the genes that encode HLA molecules.

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Oct 13 2014

Using Genetics to Discover, Optimize Epilepsy Treatments

A new study supports the idea that the identification of specific genetics targets could lead to a sea change in the way epilepsy is treated.

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