Tag Archive: precision medicine

May 09 2017

Scientific Symposium Emphasizes Future Directions of Research Institute

Synapses were firing throughout the conference room in the Colket Translational Research Building as attendees at the 2017 Research Institute Scientific Symposium held May 2 learned about their colleagues’ intriguing research endeavors.

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Feb 08 2017

Philadelphia Coalition for a Cure: Re-defining Cancer Research Through Collaboration

The newly launched Philadelphia Coalition for a Cure (PC4C) received a warm welcome at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in honor of World Cancer Day.

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Sep 23 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Emmy Award, Kids and the Cancer Moonshot, Precision Approach to Epilepsy, Concussion Monitoring App

This week we’re all about getting smart in our highlights of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Getting smart in the approach to tackling childhood cancer means identifying strategies that will make a decade’s progress in half the time.

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Feb 25 2016

CHOP Big Data Center Visits White House for Precision Medicine Summit

Today at the White House, President Obama welcomed guests, including Adam Resnick, PhD, representing The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, for a morning of remarks and discussions about what the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) has achieved to date, and how it can take the next steps into the new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person.

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Jan 28 2016

Precision Medicine Initiatives, Medical Mysteries in Bench to Bedside

A blizzard of research happenings and news — from initiatives that are pushing precision medicine forward to a new way of thinking about how cancer progresses — appear in the January issue of Bench to Bedside.

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Jan 15 2016

CHOP Launches First of its Kind Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D3b)

By Adam Resnick, PhD, and Phillip “Jay” Storm, MD The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) welcomes Vice President Biden today as he visits Philadelphia and the Abramson Cancer Center to launch the White House’s “Moonshot” cancer cures initiative outlined in the State of the Union address. While here, he will meet with various UPenn and …

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Dec 31 2015

Looking Back on the Year of Precision Medicine

In 2016, one million or more volunteers may begin enrolling in one of the largest long-term medical research studies ever planned. It aims to inform future therapies targeted to the molecular, environmental, and behavioral factors that contribute to diverse diseases.

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Oct 01 2015

eMERGE Network Looks at How to Provide DNA Test Results, Improve Care

A new $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) program will allow scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to not only uncover the genetic causes of autism and other pediatric conditions, but also to see how this information extends beyond the lab into patients’ electronic health records and improves care.

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Sep 02 2015

Precision Medicine Using Genomic Data Challenging in Pediatric Cancer

Advances in genomic sequencing hold enormous opportunities for more precise diagnosis of pediatric cancer and then targeting therapies toward the genetic alterations that are driving individuals’ disease.

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Aug 20 2015

Vismodegib’s Activity Tested in Medulloblastoma Subgroups

Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, contributed to an article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology assessing the efficacy of a drug called vismodegib (Erivedge) in a subgroup of patients with recurrent medulloblastoma.

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