January 2017

Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 31 2017

Strength in Diversity: Q&A With Amy Lavery, PhD, New Diversity Fellow

diversity fellowThe 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.

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Jan 25 2017

Diversity Makes a Difference: Q&A With Brian Estevez, PhD, New Diversity Fellow

DIVERSITYLooking 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.

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Jan 19 2017

Vaccine Education Center Helps Parents Sort Out Vaccine Safety

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.

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Jan 12 2017

Novel Imaging Tool Estimates Energy Production in Mitochondrial Diseases

mitochondrial diseaseFitness 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.

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