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Twice a year, the CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2016 Pilot Grant Awards are Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH; Yeh-Chung (Dan) Chang, MD; and Sheila Quinn, DO.
While influenza vaccination is important for all children, it is critical that pediatric patients with cancer get a flu shot because their weakened immune systems leave them especially vulnerable to severe infections.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s chief scientific officer, Philip R. Johnson, MD, is among the co-authors of a new study that presents an advanced approach to vaccine design.