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CHORI Researcher Dr. Deborah Dean Receives CDC Award to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

UCSF Benioff's Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) researcher Dr. Deborah Dean is the recipient of a new award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will support the development and evaluation of new...
24-Oct-2017 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Many Happy Returns

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One-year-old Elias will never remember all the doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals who took care of him for the first five months of his life, but his parents, Gabriela and Rogelio Ramirez, will never forget them.
5-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CHORI’s Dan M. Granoff Awarded Prestigious Alumni Award from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) Senior Scientist Dr. Dan M. Granoff, has been awarded the 2017 Distinguished Medical Alumnus Award from his alma mater, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
23-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Re-verified as a Pediatric Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons

The trauma center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland has been re-verified as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Verification by the ACS is the highest possible ranking for trauma centers and this...
26-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pilot Study Finds a Possible Link Between Type I Interferons and a Natural Improvement of Rheumatoid Arthritis During Pregnancy

An international US-Danish team of scientists, led by Damini Jawaheer, Ph.D. at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, has identified a possible link between type I interferons and a natural improvement of rheumatoid...
21-Jun-2017 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHORI Scientist and Abate Med Founder Collaborating to Find a Lasting Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis

Laura Hertel, PhD, a virologist at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI), has received a grant from Abate Med’s founder, Dr. David Paslin, for a pre-clinical study on the efficacy of using a protein made by a common virus that...
24-Jan-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Zinc Eaten at Levels Found in Biofortified Crops Reduces ‘Wear and Tear’ on DNA

A new study by researchers from the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) shows that a modest 4 milligrams of extra zinc a day in the diet can have a profound, positive impact on cellular health that helps fight...
3-Jan-2017 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover a New Gatekeeper Role for Thymic Dendritic Cells in Controlling T Cell Release into the Bloodstream

A team of scientists led by Julie Saba, MD, PhD at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, has unveiled a novel role of thymic dendritic cells, which could result in new strategies to treat conditions such as autoimmune diseases, immune...
6-Dec-2016 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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