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CHOP Researchers Improve Fitness of Cells Used in Cell Transplants

A readily available, inexpensive small molecule drug can improve the fitness of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) that are modified outside of the body, potentially improving the success of procedures like ex vivo gene therapy,...
27-Sep-2023 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP Researchers Develop Versatile and Low-Cost Technology for Targeted Long-read RNA Sequencing

In a development that could accelerate the discovery of new diagnostics and treatments, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a versatile and low-cost technology for targeted sequencing of full-length RNA...
15-Aug-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find COVID-19 Causes Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Heart and Other Organs

A multi-institutional consortium of researchers has found that the genes of the mitochondria, the energy producers of our cells, can be negatively impacted by the virus, leading to dysfunction in multiple organs beyond the lungs. These findings...
7-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP and Penn Medicine Researchers Develop “In Vivo” RNA-based Gene Editing Model for Blood Disorders

In a step forward in the development of genetic medicines, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a proof-of-concept model for delivering gene...
24-Jul-2023 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP Researchers Validate Pediatric “Allergic March” in Largest National Study of its Kind

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) used electronic health record (EHR) data from more than 200,000 pediatric patients to describe patterns of pediatric allergies across the United States,...
20-Jul-2023 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP Researchers Develop Tool for Helping Predict Alzheimer’s Risk in Various Ethnic Populations

Using data from diverse populations around the world, researchers have developed an algorithm to help predict the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease based on genetic information in patients with a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds. While...
20-Jul-2023 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP and Penn Researchers Find Behavioral Economics Strategies Can Help Patients Quit Smoking After a Cancer Diagnosis

Researchers found that cancer patients who continued to smoke after their diagnosis were significantly more likely to receive treatment for tobacco use when “nudges” to provide tobacco treatment were directed at clinicians through the electronic...
18-Jul-2023 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CHOP Researchers Reveal How NSAIDs Worsen C. difficile Infections

Why do nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) exacerbate gastrointestinal infections by Clostridioides difficile, the leading cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea worldwide? In a new paper published in Science Advances, researchers at...
17-Jul-2023 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More than 150 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in the 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

Over 150 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will travel to Toronto for this year’s Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting.
5-May-2018 1:05 AM EDT

Over 50 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in AAP Annual Meeting

Over 50 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will address colleagues at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, gastroenterology,...
15-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT

Experts in Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults Will Discuss Field's Challenges

An international group of more than 800 medical experts at the nation’s largest pediatric cardiology conference are discussing challenges in treating congenital heart disease in fetuses, neonates, children and young adults.
11-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Pediatric Concussion Experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Comment on Guidelines Released Today on Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

Guidelines released today by Canadian pediatric emergency medicine researchers are in line with the work that has been taking place over the past several years at CHOP to help improve pediatric concussion diagnosis and treatment and standardize...
25-Jun-2014 4:20 PM EDT

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