Our breakthrough research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute made headlines in both popular science media outlets and prominent scientific journals alike, from advances in detecting sepsis, to pioneering work in prenatal gene editing, to the future of genomic medicine. Read on to learn more about how our scientists stay at the cutting-edge of their fields by approaching pediatric medicine inventively, whether it’s by developing the most effective alerts in emergency medicine, modernizing genetic testing models to keep up with an accelerating pace of discovery, and beyond.
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Fitness tools that monitor your daily use of energy, from counting steps to tracking sleep, have exploded in popularity. Researchers are developing better noninvasive, high-resolution methods to estimate how well the fundamental source of that energy — your mitochondria — are working, and they have recently had some important successes.
This week’s In the News roundup takes science at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to new elevations, including a stellar donation by the Eagles Charitable Foundation to support autism research. (Go Birds!)
Established in 2001, the Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (CURE) program awards grants to biomedical, clinical, and health services research projects.