The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.
Monthly Archive: June 2014
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program which builds onto already growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus.
When a teen learning to drive sits behind the wheel with sweaty palms, it is often up to the parent to keep their child calm and focused on the road. But how can parents prepare to steer these driving lessons in the right direction?
New research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania details how a diabetes-related gene functions on a biological pathway that affects the release of insulin.
A study at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia aims to establish reference data for children ages 1 to 5 using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), a test that measures bone density.
Few healthcare issues reach the presidential podium and ESPN headlines, but the topic of sports-related concussions in youth scored both, gaining momentum as a national priority.
Dr. Wade’s research seeks to build on the original Adverse Childhood Experiences Study study by adding youth voices.
Kelly A. Dougherty, PhD recently received an award from the NIH that will support her investigation of vitamin A supplementation and sickle cell disease.
After analyzing the DNA from thousands of patients, investigators from Children’s Hospital have uncovered several gene networks that may play important roles in autism.
What one researcher describes as asthma, another might call reactive airway disease. Unfortunately, such examples demonstrate the lack of a common pediatric research terminology, which presents a barrier to data reuse, sharing, and integration.