Notable awards, new autism initiatives, and a novel approach to managing sickle cell disease are all part of this week's roundup of research news. As Children's Hospital of Philadelphia experts made waves at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference in Chicago, our local Philadelphia Eagles launched a new commitment to support autism research at CHOP and neighboring institutions
September marks National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and this year at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we kick-started the commemorative period on the heels of exciting news about breakthroughs in pediatric cancer immunotherapy research.
Buckle your seatbelts because this has been a busy week for research news at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (It was also Teen Driver Safety Week, a topic we touched on with one of our blog posts earlier this week and in last week's In the News post.) Cancer research is hitting the accelerator with the release of the national Cancer
The digital world moves fast. When the digital realm in question is the use of mobile devices, social media, and related technologies in medical research (mHealth), it isn't always easy for researchers who use these tools to keep pace.
By Bryan A. Wolf, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Director of the Research Institute
This spring, I had the pleasure of introducing the kickoff event for the new mHealth Research Affinity Group (RAG) in The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute.