In 2016, one million or more volunteers may begin enrolling in one of the largest long-term medical research studies ever planned. It aims to inform future therapies targeted to the molecular, environmental, and behavioral factors that contribute to diverse diseases.
Monthly Archive: December 2015
Although the year is coming to a close, the research achievements at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2015 remain enduring contributions to pediatric health.
This year, the program leaders honored Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE, director of Clinical and Translational Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, with the FOCUS Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine.
Many of today’s healthy children and teens will develop later-onset chronic conditions including heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.
New research suggests that the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, called mitochondria, may play a role in our mind-body interactions and how we respond to stressful environments.
A study from researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia may add new lines to the textbook description of how cancer cells divide uncontrollably and develop into tumors.
Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia wanted to determine how common it is for clinicians to actually see food allergies occur in patients with eczema by performing a blood test during infancy.
Laboratory medicine specialists in pediatrics have a lot in common with Santa’s elves.
Half of infants born with severe congenital heart disease go on to develop neurodevelopmental disorders, which may include cognitive, motor, social, and language impairments.
Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reported their latest results from their studies of an investigational personalized cell therapy for a highly aggressive form of cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).