Tag Archive: research

May 15 2015

Research at CHOP: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure!

Bookended by references to the 1980s and 1990s — in the form of an iconic U.S. Navy commercial and a discussion of the 1991 measles outbreak in Philadelphia — the 2015 CHOP Research Institute Scientific Symposium offered a snapshot of the inspirational work going on at CHOP every day.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-at-chop-its-not-just-a-job-its-an-adventure/

May 01 2015

New CHOP Research Center Will Address Pediatric Health Disparities

The Center for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Disparities Research (CPHD) will work to “identify, describe, and understand disparities in care and care practices among perinatal and pediatric patients.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-chop-research-center-will-address-pediatric-health-disparities/

Jan 21 2015

$50 Million Gift to Fund Research Transformation at CHOP

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced a $50 million gift from Raymond G. Perelman.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/50-million-gift-fund-research-transformation-chop/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/making-research-funding-personal/

Oct 08 2014

Experts’ Research Leads to Rare Disease Clinical Trial

As rare pediatric diseases go, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is about as rare and debilitating as they come, affecting roughly one in two million people around the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/experts-research-leads-rare-disease-clinical-trial/

Aug 11 2014

Celebrating Student Contributions to Injury Research

A recent event at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) celebrated the wide-ranging accomplishments of a number of students who have been working with CIRP staff and investigators.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/celebrating-student-contributions-injury-research/

Apr 23 2014

Illustrating Commitment to Education, CHOP Research Honors Trainees

As part of its commitment to training the next generation of pediatric pioneers, every year CHOP Research takes time to honor its exceptional trainees, and recently announced the 2014 Distinguished Research Trainee Award winners.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/illustrating-commitment-education-chop-research-honors-trainees/

Apr 04 2014

Advocates Shaky That NIH Funding Remains Steady

Several research advocacy groups are calling on the administration and Congress to make a significant investment in NIH funding during their budget negotiations.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/advocates-shaky-nih-funding-remains-steady/

Dec 19 2013

Defining The Future

In many ways, 2013 was a banner year for CHOP and the Research Institute. We achieved a number of firsts, notably being named the best children’s hospital in the country by both U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/defining-future/

Sep 05 2013

Science and Medicine Feeling the Sequester’s Pinch

Concerns about the impact of the sequestration on science have been gaining momentum in recent weeks.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/science-medicine-feeling-sequesters-pinch/

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