Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania recently published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that shows differences in how breast cancer patients present at diagnosis are more
By carefully adjusting the function of crucial immune cells, Children’s Hospital investigators may have developed a completely new type of cancer immunotherapy, which involves harnessing the body’s immune system to attack tumors. To accomplish this, they had to thread a needle in immune function, shrinking tumors without triggering unwanted autoimmune responses.
New research signals that emergency and outpatient healthcare providers may need to prepare for higher demand for treatment among younger patients with mild and moderate injuries.
A Children’s Hospital neonatologist is the senior author of a new study showing current non-invasive techniques for respiratory support are less effective than assumed in reducing the incidence of severe lung injury in very premature infants.
Roughly 10 percent of American households live with an individual with a neurodevelopmental disability, every day grappling with the emotional, logistical, and financial burdens brought on by these conditions.
First produced in the past decade, human induced pluripotent stem cells are capable of developing into many or even all human cell types.
Mitochondria are tiny biological structures that act as our cell’s power plants, extracting energy from nutrients to drive the body. When mitochondria malfunction, they may impair the function of potentially any organ in the body, in a bewildering variety of ways.
The success stories from CHOP Research are incredible. They have the power to connect investigators who can combine unique approaches for enhanced success, inspire donors to contribute the resources necessary to take a project to its next step, and provide hope for families struggling with childhood disease.