Tag Archive: genetics

Oct 25 2016

Mentorship in Medicine, Zebras, and Holsteins: Q&A with Elaine Zackai

A common adage in medical training goes, “When you hear hoofbeats, think horses (not zebras).” For most doctors in conventional practice, that means that exotic explanations are rarely right. The most prosaic diagnosis for a patient’s symptoms is usually the correct one.

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Oct 07 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Ear Infection Genetics, Childhood Cancer Heredity, Vaccine Anniversary

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Exciting and important pediatric research spans everything from conditions that are common and treatable, such as ear infections, to others more rare and deadly, such as cancer.

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Sep 30 2016

CHOP Research In the News: New Era of Genetics, Grant Awards, Texting Cancer Survivors, Baby Teeth and Autism

A new month is about to begin, so it seems fitting that this week’s research highlights have lots of “new” initiatives that we’re excited to report.

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Jul 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: ONC Award, Vision and Concussions, Raising 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Awareness

This week we’re excited to report on a second award for an innovative technology solution to access, filter, and harness emerging disease updates.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-onc-award-vision-concussions-raising-22q11-2-deletion-syndrome-awareness/

Jul 01 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Big Efforts Aimed at Small Things

Tiny bacteria facing a big fight, newborns in families getting help with financial challenges, and tiny DNA molecules having a big impact on medicine, were all in the news this week. Read on for more about these top stories in our weekly roundup of research news.

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May 17 2016

Bringing Science to Life at the Philadelphia Science Festival

What happens when you combine curiosity, families, and science and technology? You’d know the answer to that question and lots more if you attended the Philadelphia Science Festival, a massive science carnival held over nine days featuring hands-on experiments and demonstrations that showcased how science connects to our everyday lives.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/bringing-science-life-philadelphia-science-festival/

Apr 08 2016

CHOP Research In The News: New Syndrome Named, National Honor for Pediatric Oncologist

Check out the most exciting research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia this week. From leading a group of international researchers who identified a new syndrome to working on a prestigious panel that will give guidance about ways to advance treatments for children with cancer, CHOP researchers are putting pediatric research in motion.

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Jan 25 2016

CHOP Research In the News

Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia never stops. To help keep you informed about new discoveries and CHOP researchers’ views on timely topics, we are bringing together a roundup of news highlights. Look for this as a recurring feature here on Cornerstone.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-this-week-cancer-moonshot-autism-genes-gene-transfer/

Nov 27 2015

Five Fascinating Facets of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) is a condition that occurs when parts of the body grow too large, too fast.

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Oct 06 2014

Genetic Study Gives Clues to Cognitive Abilities

A large genetic study conducted by experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine represents a first step in discerning the overall genetic architecture of cognitive abilities.

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