A new study detailing the largest-ever genetic analysis of blood pressure in African Americans has identified five gene variants linked to the trait.
Monthly Archive: September 2013
A partnership between Children’s Hospital and the venture-capital firm Osage University Partners (OUP) will expand the opportunities to commercialize the research done at Children’s Hospital.
Sickle cell disease affects millions of people worldwide and is the most common inherited disorder in African Americans, of whom 1 in 375 is born with the disease.
The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) recently shared the amazing story of a student who swam across the English Channel to benefit CHOP’s Violence Intervention Program (VIP).
Kids who survive cancer may face a variety of physical and emotional challenges as a result of their treatment. One of these is the possibility of infertility following cancer treatment.
The groundbreaking immune therapy work being done by The Children’s of Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephen M. Grupp, MD, PhD, was recently highlighted on Australia’s 60 Minutes.
Concerns about the impact of the sequestration on science have been gaining momentum in recent weeks.