Nov 7 2013

Resuscitation Expert Vinay Nadkarni, MD, Receives AAP Award

NadkarniThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD, recently received a Distinguished Career Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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Nov 5 2013

Collaborations, Partnerships Highlighted at Violence Prevention Conference

violence preventionThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently lent its support to a major violence prevention conference that brought together researchers, government officials, and community advocates.

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Oct 25 2013

Nancy Kassam-Adams’ Work on Post-Traumatic Stress Featured in NYT Blog

Nancy Kassam-AdamsNancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), was featured in a recent New York Times Blog Post focusing on post-traumatic stress in children and parents after the child’s sustained an injury.

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Oct 18 2013

New Open-Source Harvest Toolkit Offers Research Data Resource

HarvestDesigned by the Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMi), the Harvest toolkit is an open-source, highly interactive framework that is designed to let users to quickly navigate different types and levels of data.

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Oct 15 2013

CHOP Genetics Expert Co-Leads Large New NIH Grant on Psychiatric Illnesses in Patients with Deletion Syndrome

deletion syndromeAn international collaboration will delve into why patients with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have an elevated risk of schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses.

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Oct 9 2013

Children’s Hospital First in Nation to Disallow Use of Dietary Supplements

dietary supplementsThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has announced that its Formulary – the list of medications approved for use – will no longer include most dietary supplements.

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