The Research Institute’s commitment to cultivating and producing strong scientific research is grounded in the diverse mix of experiences, talents, and perspectives that our researchers contribute to our success.
Monthly Archive: January 2017
Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and our biweekly installment of In the News is the perfect playing field for us to showcase the wide range of research projects that Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia experts tackle. Huddle up!
Looking at a scientific problem from new and different perspectives is what research is all about, which is why Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Research Institute is dedicated to cultivating a more diverse workforce.
Research takes many forms, and while progress is often the result of work conducted away from the public eye, sometimes the greatest potential for impact is the opportunity to talk about science and scientific discoveries in direct conversations with the public. Sixteen years ago, we were compelled to step away from the lab bench and do just this.
The year is off to a great start, with plenty of research news to report. This biweekly installment of In the News describes a new study in the emerging field of lymphatics, shares an editorial on advancements in neonatology, and highlights research to keep teen drivers safe.
Fitness tools that monitor your daily use of energy, from counting steps to tracking sleep, have exploded in popularity. Researchers are developing better noninvasive, high-resolution methods to estimate how well the fundamental source of that energy — your mitochondria — are working, and they have recently had some important successes.
I always look toward the new year with great optimism and hope, to the promise and potential it brings, and to the experiences that will shape us individually, professionally, and organizationally.