Tag Archive: gene mutation

Nov 3 2017

Weight and CHD, Tumor Biology, I-ACT Grant, Mitochondrial Disease Guidelines

As the November chill settles in, warm up to new scientific discoveries and novel projects for improving children’s health from our researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In our roundup of research headlines, we share the latest findings on the biology of pediatric low-grade gliomas – the most common childhood brain tumor – congratulate Christopher Forrest, MD, in his role as co-investigator of a new FDA-funded clinical trials network, and give you the highlights on two new papers from researchers in mitochondrial medicine and cardiology.

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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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