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We’re officially into autumn, which means flu season is just around the corner. Having a vaccine each year helps stave off the flu, but much is still to be learned about the virus.
A new $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) program will allow scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to not only uncover the genetic causes of autism and other pediatric conditions, but also to see how this information extends beyond the lab into patients’ electronic health records and improves care.
Dr. Walter received a Sojourns Scholar Leadership Award to investigate the effectiveness of an interprofessional communication training program designed to improve clinical teams’ collaboration in creating care plans.
Advances in genomic sequencing hold enormous opportunities for more precise diagnosis of pediatric cancer and then targeting therapies toward the genetic alterations that are driving individuals’ disease.
A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows body mass index (BMI) during infancy may help to predict childhood obesity by age four.
According to a new study published in Pediatrics, short observations — such as an office visit — may be insufficient when it comes to assessing autism risk.
Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.
One in every 691 babies in the U.S. is born with Down syndrome, according to the National Down Syndrome Society, and have a predisposition for a certain kind of cancer.
From all of us here at CHOP Research, we wish you and yours a 2014 filled with happiness, health, and prosperity!