Category Archive: Mitochondrial-Genetic Disease Clinic

Jan 27 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Infant Monitors, Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, CAR T-cell Therapy, Seed Grants, Mitochondrial Research

CHOP Research In the NewsSuper 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!

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Sep 23 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Emmy Award, Kids and the Cancer Moonshot, Precision Approach to Epilepsy, Concussion Monitoring App

CHOP Research In the NewsThis week we’re all about getting smart in our highlights of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Getting smart in the approach to tackling childhood cancer means identifying strategies that will make a decade’s progress in half the time.

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Mar 3 2016

Go Exploring in Latest Issue of Bench to Bedside

Bench to BedsideResearchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute are always curious as they explore uncharted territories and tap new technologies. Read about the many novel ways they are looking to improve children’s health in the February issue of Bench to Bedside.

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Apr 21 2015

Restoring Cellular Energy Could Lead to Mitochondrial Disease Treatments

mitochondrial diseaseBy using existing human drugs to improve metabolism and restore shortened lifespans in microscopic worms, scientists have set the stage for human clinical trials of possible innovative therapies for mitochondrial disease.

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Feb 2 2015

Research Collaborative Aims to Advance Understanding of Preterm Birth

preterm birthResearchers and physicians at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are part of a transdisciplinary team that will apply sophisticated technology and methodology in molecular biology and genomics to help better understand the basis for preterm birth.

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Jul 30 2013

Mitochondrial Disease Signaling Network Discovered

mitochondrial diseaseChildren’s Hospital researchers recently identified a network of signaling molecules that acts like a “fuse box,” regulating the effects of defective energy flow in mitochondrial respiratory chain diseases.

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Feb 14 2013

Unlocking the Secrets of Mitochondria

mitochondriaA team led by CHOP’s Marni J. Falk, MD, has expanded next-generation gene tools designed to sequence nuclear DNA to analyze a separate source of DNA — that found within mitochondria. Mitochondria are key suppliers of the energy needed for the multiple functions of our cells. Mitochondria contain their own DNA, and play a pivotal role in human health and disease.

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