Tag Archive: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

May 14 2019

CHOP Awarded Inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge Grants

The soggy start to last year’s inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge didn’t keep more than 3,000 cyclists, runners, and walkers from joining the cause to raise funds for innovative research and programs to learn more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If participants minded the rain, you couldn’t tell from the smiling faces peeking from under hoods and hats. 

The Challenge raised $2.5 million to address the complexities of autism through collaborative research among founding beneficiary partners Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University, and Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. These organizations aim to share their discoveries to advance autism research in Philadelphia and around the world. 

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Aug 12 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Policies Protecting Children and a Portal for Parents and Teachers

CHOP Research In the NewsPortals and policies lead the headlines this week in our Friday roundup of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Mar 4 2016

CHOP Research In the News: DNA Scrunching, Video Games, Smart Drugs

CHOP Research In the NewsThis week’s stories from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia include the use of big data to understand a tiny molecular mechanism central to how cells function, a clinical trial of video games for improving attention, and the neurodevelopmental effects of so-called “smart drugs.”

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Nov 24 2014

Research Centers Team Up to Help Teens With ADHD and ASD Drive Safely

ASDTeen driving safety researchers suspect there is a surprising lack of rigorous scientific studies focusing on teen drivers with ADHD, according to Allison Curry, PhD, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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