Tag Archive: mitochondrial research

Jun 28 2019

In the News: Driving and Autism, Epilepsy Learning System, Youth-onset Diabetes, Mitochondrial Research Award, MicroRNA and Obesity, Well-being Measures

Even as the lazy days of summer approach, our researchers are busy making news with innovations in their respective fields. In this edition of In The News, a multidisciplinary study lauds parental support as key for autistic adolescents who want to drive, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces a pioneering partnership in the Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System, and the TODAY study shows youth-onset type 2 diabetes leads to later complications. 

For more summer reading, Dr. Douglas Wallace is honored for mitochondrial research; scientists find a correlation among gut microbiota, microRNA 181 (miR-181), and obesity; and a validated pediatric tool for self-reported outcomes becomes available for clinical use.

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Apr 11 2018

A Poet and a Pediatrician: Meet Amy Goldstein, MD

Editor’s Note: In our Meet Our Investigators series on Cornerstone, get to know our remarkable researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute: a colorful collection of profiles that bring out the personality and passion of faculty members who have recently joined the Research Institute.

Name:

Amy Goldstein, MD

Title:

Clinical Director, Mitochondrial Medicine Frontier Program and associate professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Human Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Joined the Research Institute:

July 2017

Hometown:

Cherry Hill, N.J.

Favorite Book or Movie:

“Pride & Prejudice”

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