CHOP Research Institute

Center for Applied Genomics

Today's Research Becomes Tomorrows Cure

CAG in the Press

Personalized medicine will be expensive in these early days of pioneering and planning. But individual genomic testing is not going to be exorbitant forever – and the ROI is gonna be big, both in patient outcomes and dollars saved."
Article by: OrthoSpine News; July 21, 2014

In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, CAG researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child's need for pain-control drugs."
Article by: Medical XPress; June 30, 2014

The exact role of the Clec16a gene in encouraging susceptibility to type 1 diabetes may have been discovered recently when scientists discovered that the gene regulates the destruction of mitochondria, which are the energy factories of cells."
Article by: Medical Daily; June 21, 2014

After analyzing the DNA from thousands of patients, investigators from Children’s Hospital have uncovered several gene networks that may play important roles in autism."
Article by: GenomeWeb; June 6, 2014

By using next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies, researchers from CHOP and BGI are one-third of the way toward their goal of sequencing 1,000 rare diseases."
Article by: CHOP Press; April 22, 2014

CAG-Penn study casts doubt on the role played by HDL ('good cholesterol' as a protective factor in heart disease."
Article by: News Medical; February 09, 2014

CAG co-leads an international scientific team has discovered a gene associated with a high risk of severe childhood asthma. The specific gene variant may be an actual cause of this form of asthma, a leading cause of hospitalization in young children.
Article by: Science Daily; November 17, 2013

A CHOP genome researcher was a co-author of the largest-ever genetic analysis of the chronic neurological disease multiple sclerosis (MS).
Article by: CHOP News; October 08, 2013

Industry Leaders Weigh in on the Supreme Court Myriad Ruling.
Article by: CHOP News; June 13, 2013

Genetics researchers at CHOP have unveiled a powerful new resource for scientists and health providers studying human illnesses--a reference standard of deletions and duplications of DNA found in the human genome.
Article by: Scientists Live; January 31, 2013