Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are on the cusp of an innovative approach to caring for preterm babies, one that could radically transform the way they are treated and significantly improve their outcomes.
Monthly Archive: January 2015
After a series of hospitals in Philadelphia began closing their maternity programs, the OB units that remained open were strained by surges in patient volume, low workforce morale, and lack of care continuity, according to a new study led by researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD, contributed to two recent studies that span the research spectrum.
A recent study from CHOP and Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing confirms that pediatric trauma nurses are knowledgeable about practicing trauma-informed care, but points to the need for additional nurse training to help families cope after a child’s injury.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced a $50 million gift from Raymond G. Perelman.
According to a new study published in Pediatrics, short observations — such as an office visit — may be insufficient when it comes to assessing autism risk.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Matthew D. Weitzman, PhD, is studying the relation of a family of enzymes to cancer.
Eiki Koyama, DDS, PhD and Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, PhD, from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, recently received a grant from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research to study the development of the TMJ.
Researchers in the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics (CCMT) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggest that an intricate pathway crucial to the development of Huntington’s disease (HD) rests on a “biological teeter-totter” that when carefully balanced could help to control this devastating neurodegenerative disorder.
Two studies cited by the Wall Street Journal article were led by CIRP experts. In August, JAMA Pediatrics published a study authored by Jessica Mirman, PhD, that examined the effectiveness of the web-based Teen Driving Plan (TDP) tool in improving teen driving