Category Archive: Division of Cardiology

Mar 9 2018

Lung Stem Cells, 2021 Congress of the ISTH, Backseat Safety, Pan-Cancer Analysis, Gates Cambridge Scholarship

From the discovery of stem cells that multiply after a lung injury, to new data that advances how we think about (and treat) childhood cancer, our first roundup of March is packed with discovery. Read on to learn how our researchers stay at the forefront of pediatric science with a new study that expands what scientists know about the body’s extraordinary ability to regenerate, a pan-cancer project that distinguishes how cancer develops in children versus adults, and a handful of updates on what our investigators have in store for the near future.

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Apr 27 2015

Minimal Improvement in Infants’ Neurodevelopment After Cardiac Surgery

neurodevelopmentThe most common complication for children who undergo CHD surgery in infancy is neurodevelopmental disability.

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Apr 2 2015

Researchers Suggest NTRK3 Gene Mutation Contributes to Heart Defects

heart defectResearchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are searching for genes that could be linked to the presence of heart defects, and they recently reported on mutations in the gene NTRK3.

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