April 2015

Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr 30 2015

Researchers Developing Registry for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

hypertensionWhile pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a relatively rare problem in pediatrics, the frequency of the diagnosis and PH-related hospitalizations are rising.

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Apr 21 2015

Restoring Cellular Energy Could Lead to Mitochondrial Disease Treatments

mitochondrial diseaseBy using existing human drugs to improve metabolism and restore shortened lifespans in microscopic worms, scientists have set the stage for human clinical trials of possible innovative therapies for mitochondrial disease.

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Apr 16 2015

Simulation of Peer Review Sheds Light on Bias in Grant Funding

grant fundingInvestigators may be taken aback by the results of a simulation study published in the journal Research Policy by T. Eugene Day, D.Sc., of the Office of Safety and Medical Operations at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, assessing how much bias is needed before grant funding decisions are swayed.

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