If scientific research were like building a house, pilot studies would be the foundation. Their purpose is to establish solid evidence that will attract external support for large-scale studies. The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is giving three investigators the tools that they need to get to start digging.
Monthly Archive: July 2015
While young adults are essential to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the process of applying for health insurance using HealthCare.gov can be confusing.
Food Allergy Research & Education, a leading advocacy organization, launched the FARE Clinical Network on June 29 and named CHOP as one of its 22 centers for excellence.
Ron Keren, MD, MPH, at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a research study that aimed to identify the risk factors that may contribute to why some children go on to develop recurrent UTIs.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE, details the creation of a national “super network” devoted to comparative effectiveness research (CER) based on electronic health record clinical data.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announced the selection of two new Research Administration fellows. Katherine Yang-Iott and Danika Johnston, PhD.
Steven D. Douglas, MD received the Lectureship Award from the International Society for NeuroVirology (ISNV). The Lectureship Award recognizes a leading investigator for a systematic body of scientific research in neurovirology.
Antipsychotics are a powerful class of medications that increasingly have been prescribed to children to treat disruptive behaviors, particularly for those in foster care. The trend is a disturbing one that has the attention of Pennsylvania state officials.
Colorectal cancer mainly exists in people older than 50, but it also can occur in young adults who have a genetic condition called familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).
Funded by a $2.1 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, CHOP's James Guevara, MD, MPH, will study the comparative effectiveness of an electronic portal vis-à-vis in-person communication for ADHD.