September 2013

Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 26 2013

African American Blood Pressure Study Identifies New Gene Variants

Blood PressureA new study detailing the largest-ever genetic analysis of blood pressure in African Americans has identified five gene variants linked to the trait.

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Sep 24 2013

New CHOP Partnership Will Expand Ways to Move Research to the Marketplace

partnershipA 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.

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Sep 17 2013

Student’s English Channel Swim Supports Violence Intervention

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).

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Sep 12 2013

Experimental Program Seeks to Preserve Cancer Patients’ Fertility

cancerKids 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.

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Sep 10 2013

Groundbreaking Immune Therapy Featured on 60 Minutes Australia

immune therapyThe 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.

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