Tag Archive: resilience

May 16 2017

Five Things to Know About How Orexin Affects Stress Resilience

What’s going on inside our bodies and brains when we respond to stress? Previously, we covered research into powerful little neuropeptides called orexins that may help regulate an individual’s vulnerability to stress. Now, we dug into fresh research from the lab of Seema Bhatnagar, PhD, an associate professor in the division of Stress Neurobiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and conducted by Laura Grafe, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow.

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Feb 14 2017

CPCE Pilot Grant Awardees Want to Know: What Works Best?

Twice a year, the CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2016 Pilot Grant Awards are Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH; Yeh-Chung (Dan) Chang, MD; and Sheila Quinn, DO.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cpce-pilot-grant-awardees-want-know-works-best/

Oct 22 2014

Investigators Study Orexins’ Role in Resilience to Stress

Why do some of us get stressed out while others seem to roll with life’s punches? That is the big question in the field of stress neurobiology, and to get closer to the answer, researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are exploring peptides called orexins as potential mediators of resilience or vulnerability to the effects of stress.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-study-orexins-role-resilience-stress/