January 2013

Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 10 2013

Two Center for Autism Research 2012 Studies Highlighted

Center for Autism ResearchCHOP’s Center for Autism Research produced a number of breakthrough studies in 2012, two of which were recently highlighted by the scientific community. The advocacy organization Autism Speaks selected a Center for Autism Research study as one of its top discoveries of 2012, while another study, published in Trends in Cognitive Science, was one of the five most popular articles published in that journal in 2012.

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Jan 9 2013

Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Receives $10,000 Grant

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and TreatmentAfter a closely contested race for votes between The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and several other children’s hospitals, CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by CHERUBS, the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Awareness and Support Advocacy Organization.

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Jan 3 2013

Making Families “Active Partners” in Care

Alex_FiksLet’s face it: we live in the future. At no point in human history has so much information been so accessible to so many people. The rise of the personal computer, then the internet, and then smartphones that (in addition to functioning as phones) can browse the internet from anywhere, means that more people than ever have access to more information than they could ever need.

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